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Positive Reading Reinforcement

By:  
Andrew Frisbie

Posted on: May 31, 2016
To develop enthusiasm for and a habit of reading, parents and teachers need to model being a reader, read to their children or students, and encourage reading for different purposes.

Marshalltown battle of the books team

Iowa High School Battle of the Books

By:  
Sue Inhelder
Susan Fritzell

Posted on: May 16, 2016
A breakdown of the April 26, 2016 Battle of the Books competition designed to introduce Iowa high school students to award-winning literature.

Types of Fiction

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: May 11, 2016
What are the various types of fiction texts available to children, and what are some examples of each type?