Humor in Reading and Learning
One of the elements most requested by the editors of middle grade fiction is humor, because humor helps to hold the attention of young readers. Think back for a moment. Can you remember a teacher who regularly incorporated humor in the classroom? If you do, you’re one of the fortunate ones. I can’t remember that ever happening. Our son went to a private Christian school until the ninth grade where he tested for an accelerated, college prep academic program in the public school system.