How to Use Your Struggling Readers' Interests to Teach Reading

Whether you have a non-reading teenager or a fourth-grader who is reading below grade level, it is key to grab your students’attention and hold it in order to motivate and teach them.

Start by determining your struggling readers’ interests. This is key! Knowing what will get each of your students’ attention will help you teach so many new things! Is it music, cars, animals, sports, mysteries, zombies, or surfing? Nail that down and incorporate these four activities to help build your struggling readers’ skills.