With less than a month left of summer, it is a great time to start encouraging your child to read often again, if you’ve even stopped at all. There is so much research to support continued reading all year long, and we see the benefits as parents and teachers. One main way you can accomplish […]
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 […]
“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.
“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 […]
The public library has a great summer reading incentive program, as well as many fun programs. Be sure to check it out this summer! Summer Reading at JPL
Are you looking for a fun way to keep your child reading this summer? Check out the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge website.
Summer Reading Requirements Students entering 3rd grade are required to read any 2 chapter books from the following series: Junie B. Jones, Stink, Judy Moody, Goosebumps, Secret in the Attic, or Fudge by Judy Bloom. They will then be required to take and pass Accelerated Reader quizzes on those books in the first few weeks […]