Video: How and Why We Read

Last night, Shannon shared this video with her Language Arts class. John Green is a fast talker! (that's kind of the point in a "crash course" video. Feel free to watch this video a couple times to pick up on what he is saying.

In which John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. Why do we read? What's the point of reading critically. John will argue that reading is about effectively communicating with other people.