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Art of Slow Reading Six Time-Honored Practices for Engagement

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ISBN-10: 0325037310

ISBN-13: 9780325037318

Edition: 2011

Authors: Thomas Newkirk

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"Tom Newkirk's call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates how slow reading deepens the thinking of both teachers and students. A must-read for anyone concerned about the state of reading-you will enjoy reading The Art of Slow Readingslowly."-Kelly Gallagher, author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It"This beautiful and hugely important book overflows with advice and wisdom…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 11/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Acknowledgments
About Slowness
The Speed Curriculum
Six Practices
Reading Goes Silent: Performing
Learning by Heart: Memorizing
Making a Mark: Centering
The Pleasures of Difficulty: Problem Finding
A Writer's Choices: Reading Like a Writer
Opening a Text: Elaborating
Epilogue: Why Can't They be Like we Were, Perfect in Every Way?
Works Cited
Index