We LOVE magazines for high-interest reading! Especially for that all important informational reading that upper elementary/middle school students need to get interested in! Many schools get Scholastic News or Time for Kids, but there are some other ones that are great to add to your classroom library!
There are SO many great magazines for kids! Here's a list of some of our favorites!
*History for Kids
*National Geographic for Kids
*Sports Illustrated for Kids
Kids LOVE magazines. They can skip around until the find articles that interest them and that have a just right reading level! They are also full of catchy titles and flashy pictures which really interest the low readers in your room!
We find that students will find a favorite magazine and read all of the editions!
There are lots of different way to get funding for these! Of course, you can try your school first using your classroom budget or title funds. But, if that's not an option get creative! Ask for parents to donate them at Christmas or the end of the year. Ask for students to bring in old editions (we do this with our own children. After they are done reading them and they've sat around collecting dust we bring them into school!). Donorschoose or other grants could also be an option!
There are lots of creative ways to add these to your class! Try one or two and you'll be hooked!
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