For the Love of Literacy

Dresden Literacy News ~ February Edition

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We are super excited to share that this year we are partnering with Nothing Bundt Cakes to promote reading!

Each student at the beginning of this month received a tracking sheet to record the titles of books they have read along with the number of minutes spent reading for the month of February. The goal is to read 400 minutes. Now that may seem like a lot but when you break it down, it’s 100 minutes per week or 13 minutes a day. Students can count minutes spent reading for silent reading or for our younger learners, they can count the minutes that an adult reads to them (for example, a story before bed). Chapter books count too! Just record the chapter and the minutes spent daily reading each chapter.

At the end of each month, the tracking sheets will get turned into Mrs. Pfeifer. They can turn them in one of two ways. The sheet can be emailed to or students can return the sheet to their classroom teacher. Students will then get a certificate to receive a free bundlet (mini cake) from Nothing Bundt Cakes located on Hall Road. They do have curbside pickup if you are uncomfortable going inside the store. This program will run for two months February and March. A new tracking sheet will be sent home at the beginning of March to record March's minutes spent reading.

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Challenge Your Child to Read a Variety of Genres This Month!

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Register for Scholastic Parents Night Panel and Q & A: Keeping Kids Engaged as Readers!

Online Event: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

With so many TV shows, video games, and other things to do, how can we help kids gets excited about picking up a book -- and continue reading it?

In Scholastic's Second Parents Night event, Scholastic authors, editors, and education experts will share tips and answer your burning questions about how to keep kids engaged as readers, build their skills, and grow their confidence.

Scholastic will share digital swag after the event, including activity sheets and parent tips.

Click the link below to register!

Scholastic Parents Night - Keeping Kids Engaged with Reading Registration, Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

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