Deerwood Academy Summer Reading 2020
The school year may be ending, but learning never stops!
Congratulations! We exceeded our Race2Read Goal!
Congratulations Deerwood Academy! We crossed the Race2Read Finish Line and exceeded our goal! ! We have logged 693,287 reading minutes of the required 683,000 minutes! The race to read continues until May 22nd! Let's Keep Reading!
UN: APS username
Parents, Staff and Community Members:
Sign up at https://race2read.beanstack.org/reader365
Attribute your minutes to Deerwood Academy.
The APS Summer Techtivities Google Site contains resources to keep your student(s) engaged in digital content throughout the summer months! Provides access to Minecraft, coding, maker activities, virtual field trips, reading, and so much more.
Fulton County Public Library Summer Reading Program
Pre-Registration Begins May 15, 2020 via Beanstack.
More Summer Reading Programs
Scholastic Home Base is a fun, safe, and completely free online destination where kids can create their own avatar, interact with their favorite Scholastic characters, play games, and read books. Scroll down to bottom of page and download login info.
Read Camp is a free virtual camp for summer reading for grades K-12.
Win a free book this summer by reading 8 books, completing the journal linked above, and returning it to Barnes and Noble between July 1st and August 31st.
Apps Available in MyBackpack for Summer Reading
The Audible app is now available through MyBackPack. Students and staff have access to hundreds of titles while schools are closed. You don't have to use additional sign on credentials. Just click on the app and search for a title or browse by the topics listed on the page, select a book and begin listening.
Don't forget that thanks to a partnership with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, all Atlanta Public School students are patrons of the public library!
1. There is no card involved. Students use the APS username and password.
2. There are no late fees.
3. If student loses a book, the fee is a writing assignment.
Class Pass allows the following checkouts:
50 books, 10 CDs, 5 DVDs
Hoopla - 10 downloads per month
Overdrive - 10 items every 30 days
Axis 360 - 5 titles per month
Summer Reading Lists
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Camp Wonderoplis - Free!!
Camp Wonderopolis® is the FREE online summer-learning destination that's full of fun, interactive STEM and literacy-building topics boosted by Maker experiments!
Keep kids and families learning together throughout the summer! Camp Wonderopolis can help build vocabulary, background knowledge in science, reading comprehension, critical thinking, and other literacy skills along the way.
When you register as a Camper (kids of all ages) you'll enjoy learning through wonder—an approach honed by the award-winning Wonderopolis.org!
Summer Reading Free Printables and Downloads
Free Printable Summer Reading Chart and Reward System
Please feel free to use the chart and reward system below to keep track of what your child is reading and to reward their progress if you'd like. Download the file below to print.
How the chart and reward system work:
- Have your kids read for 20 minutes, set the timer.*
- When the timer goes off, have them color in one dot.
- When they get to number 5, they earn a coupon.
- When they get to the end, they can get a Grand Prize coupon!
-Courtesy of Tips from a Typical Mom Blog
Summer Reading Log
Summer Break Reading Bingo
Summer Reading through Capstone Interactive
Click the link above to enjoy photos of teachers, students and staff doing what we LOVE to do most- READING! We wish you a safe summer full of the magic of reading!