Allow free response.
Share what you love to read.
Share ideas about thinking processes which support the enjoyment of reading. (When have you experienced something similar, whatdoes this remind you of, remember when, those kinds of things)
Teach the craft of excellent texts (word choice, images, structures, patterns, voice), using the language of the craft for discussion.
Talk about literature together. Read reviews and discuss them. Compare books. Explore the patterns. Use media comparisons to expand the nature of texts to be viewed and discussed.
(Pleasures of Children’s Literature)
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