Ready to get your students eager to read more books than ever before? Try First Chapter Fridays! It is a quick and easy way to expose your students to a variety of books. This process is such a simple concept, but can have powerful results!
What is First Chapter Friday?
First Chapter Friday is a sneak-peek of a novel to entice your students to want to read the rest of the book. You (or a student) reads aloud just the first chapter of a book. The goal is to get your students so intrigued by the first chapter, that they want to read more!
What books should you choose for First Chapter Friday?
It’s important that you find some awesome books that have epic first chapters! You want to leave your audience hooked and begging for more.
Book ideas for First Chapter Friday:
- brand new releases
- variety of genres and authors
- diverse books that represent all students
- the first book in a series
- topics that interest your students
- student recommendations
Are you ready to implement First Chapter Fridays in your classroom? Grab the FREE booklist below to get started with some awesome novels!