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Summer Reading Wrap-up

โค๏ธ find the Summer Reading Smore on your chromebook under our Lawrence Bookmarks

Summer isn't over until Sept. 22๐ŸŒป

Printable summer reading fun for your kids. Challenge them to a game of Summer Reading Bingo! You can also find some cool free stuff here on the Highlight's site.

If you didn't get your summer reading backpack & writing journal please pick it up from your child's school. It's never to late to build your home library.

Did you do your Summer Reading Assignment yet?

Grade 7 Book trailer

RENEGADES by Marissa Meyer | Official Book trailer

Grade 8 Book Trailer

Stargirl book trailer
Love, Stargirl - the sequel

If you liked Stargirl read the sequel. You can check the book trailer out here.


Try to use the word in context 3 times today it will help you to build it into your mind & your vocabulary ๐Ÿ˜

Grade 9 Book Trailer

ALMOST AMERICAN GIRL by Robin Ha | Official Book Trailer
Basic Math Definitions and so much more !!

Here is a collection of some basic definitions. For lots more definitions, explanations, etc, use search on the website

grade 10 book trailer

The Perks of Being a Wallflower- [book trailer]
Have you seen the movie? The themes still resonate

This movie came out in 2012 however it is timeless.

Grade 11 - Book Trailer

ONE OF US IS LYING | Official Book Trailer
One of Us Is Lying | Official Teaser | Peacock Original
Common sense media

Common Sense is an independent voice for kids, families, and communities everywhere. We combine original research with game-changing advocacy efforts to make the digital world work better for all kids.

This day in history

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ Short reads that make you smarter in the long run ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

9 Tips for Creating the Perfect Study Space

Transform a space for your child to get homework done better, faster, and more comfortably.

Check this out !! Science news

Black Holes | The Edge of All We Know

๐Ÿ˜Ž Look for the School Library Smore's this fall for great reads and so much more ๐Ÿ˜Ž

  • Keep reading independently all year long - read what interests you - read a graphic novel - read a magazine or newspaper -read a cookbook - read some poetry - read a history book - read an audiobook - exercise that reading muscle daily ๐Ÿ˜
  • Read to a grown-up, a brother, sister, cousin or friend ... it's good for you & them too !!
  • Just 20 minutes everyday and you will be a stronger student in all subject areas
  • 7th and 8th graders get your summer reading done & work on those projects for your ELA teachers - see link below
  • Have a great school year !!

A little something for everyone

More information on Lexile Levels

We use Lexile Scores to assess our readers here in the Lawrence school district. You can learn more about the Lexile Framework for Reading by downloading these free resources.

Rolad trip: Close to home

News 12 shows you some great places to visit in Road Trip: Close to Home. Hosted by News 12's Gianna Gelosi. Close to Home brings you to parks, zoos and villages around the tri-state area.

Summer Fun on Long Island

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ Check it Out ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿฆฑ

10 Things You Can Do to Raise a Reader

Parents are a child's first teacher, and there are many simple things you can do every day to share the joy of reading while strengthening your child's literacy skills.

Questions to Ask Your Child during Story Time

Ask these questions before, during, and after a story to encourage your young learner to think about the text in a more in-depth way (itโ€™s OK if your child canโ€™t read independently yet!).

Parents, Caregivers & Kids

Check this out !! Listen to some fabulous kids stories read by celebrity readers.

Math Worksheets Land - Preschool through High School

As you view each area you will have the ability to view and print worksheets from all grade levels. Students will have the ability to view and use practice worksheets, homework sheets, and quizzes on each of the topics that we explore with them.


Our free math worksheets cover the full range of elementary school math skills from numbers and counting through fractions, decimals, word problems and more. All worksheets are pdf documents with the answers on the 2nd page.

Lifehacks - 10 Benefits of Reading

If youโ€™re one of countless people who donโ€™t make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out. Reading has a significant number of benefits, and hereโ€™re 10 benefits of reading to get you to start reading.

Crash Course Kids

This bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course is all about grade school science. Weโ€™ll look at Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and so much more with host Sabrina Cruz. This series begins with 5th grade science.

Get the Libby App

Your guide to reading happiness. Brought to you by your local library & built with ๐Ÿ’• by OverDrive. Personal, and easy to use, Libby is great for users of all ages. Use your library card to download free audio. Listen to books wherever, whenever !!

Summer Reading #8 Aug. 23 - Aug. 27