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1. Choice in what students read and how much they read influences motivation and achievement.
2. Texts need to have a small challenge in order for students to problem-solve and apply new learning.
3. Students need to do lots of independent reading of self-selected texts.
4. Easy access to books students can and want to read is crucial to readers’ success.
5. Students need to be taught how to choose “just right” books.