Teaching the Reading Life: Making the Invisible Visible

Making the Invisible Visible

  • Marie Havran
Keywords: literacy, teacher identity, reading


This article details the author's experiences in making their own reading life visible to their early elementary age students. It details experiences and challenges the author had as they sought to make their own reading life visible. For each experience or challenge, a strategies is offered based to support other teachers in doing the same. Strategies include how to share your reading identity, how to model reading for pleasure, sharing your reading list, and sharing the social side of reading. 


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