Research has shown that many students feel the effects of the “summer slide”, or a regression of learning, over the weeks we are off of school in the summer. One important way to combat this slide, instill lifelong learning habits, provide safe activities for your child, and to connect with your child is to keep […]
This week is Literacy Week! We are celebrating and encouraging all things having to do with reading. This link summarizes the benefits of having books in your home, as well as offers tips on how to read with your child and get them reading. Check our Facebook page for information about each day’s special events. […]
This year, we are offering you the chance to shop our school’s book fair online, as well as in person. Next week, the book fair will be open during school hours for students to browse and shop. Today through October 2nd, you are able to use the link below to shop online. http://www.scholastic.com/bf/riviereelementary
We are so excited to announce the schedule and topics for Parent University. Please feel free to join any or all of the sessions as your schedule allows. We look forward to seeing you! September 27, 2016 6:00-8:00 (Pajamarama) Reading Aloud Learning to Read/Helping Struggling Readers Good Fit Books October 25, 2016 […]
This is a busy month for us at Riviere. Here are some of the things we have going on: Tuesday- 9/13- Boy Scout meeting in the cafeteria from 6-7PM Friday- 9/16- Snack sales at lunch Friday- 9/16- Box Tops first collection date- Turn these little coupons in to your homeroom teacher. Top earning homeroom per […]
“Summer is the perfect time for tweens to broaden their book interests! Challenge them to make their way through our summer book lists, encourage them to pick up a notebook and write a story of their own, or print out Brightly’s Summer Fun Pack to preempt any proclamations of boredom.” Click here for the Brightly article.
Do you have little ones at home? If so, make sure you check out this list from Parents.com of the 10 Books to Read By Kindergarten. There are some classics, as well as some modern stories, that you and your child will enjoy reading together.
“So many reluctant readers become enthusiastic when they read humorous books.” This is a quote from the article that we wholeheartedly agree with. Silly books aren’t for every reader, but they often appeal to otherwise reluctant or struggling readers. Check here for a list of funny chapter books. Check here for a list of funny […]
Looking for some books for your 3rd-5th grader to read this summer? Check out this list of 100 Best Children’s Books put together by the fantastic reading/ social networking website Goodreads. These are the children’s books with the highest ratings amongst its users, and it is by no means comprehensive, but it is a good place […]
We’ve reached the final round of voting in our tournament of books! Please place your vote by Wednesday, March 23rd. Click here to vote in this round.