Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to Create a Reader

By Lisa Mader of LEAP © 2011, All Rights Reserved In August, I crept into 7th grade language arts open house with a certain amount of dread knowing this is the school subject of much homework angst in my household.  Anxiety swelled as I can only imagine that junior high ups the ante.  20 books.  4,000 page minimum.  That is really all I can remember from that night.  Dread. Days later, I picked up the packet the language arts teacher had given us that night to wrap my mind around the details.  5 books per quarter.  Each book a minimum … Continue reading

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