For students who lack a plan for future reading, series fiction provides a plan. Reading series improves comprehension and motivation for reading, too. In this episode, Donalyn Miller examines the benefits of series fiction.
Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and the author of The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009) and Reading in the Wild (Jossey-Bass, 2013). Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, and The Washington Post. Donalyn serves as Scholastic Book Fairs’ Manager of Independent Reading and Outreach.