Literacy and getting children involved with literature is an important goal for involved teachers and parents. This book offers proven activities and strategies that make literature fun and engaging for kids, allowing them to develop a love of literature. The lessons and activities in this book are filled with strategies that allow students to see how literature can be used in their everyday lives. Classic literature is used to illustrate each strategy's use. "Hooked on Literature" shows how to engage every child in a classroom. Students will love the exciting debates, role-plays, games, and other activities in "Hooked on Literature." Think of this book as a creative toolbox for teaching literature in any classroom. "Hooked on Literature" is packed with ideas for using art, movies, and games to pique your students' interest in stories, poetry, novels, and nonfiction. The book shows teachers how to use simulations, research projects, and field trips to create units that make kids love literature. The author also shows teachers how to manage oral reports, book reports, reading notebooks, and other creative assessment ideas.