Lawrence Summer Reading

Weekly Update

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📚 Tuesday August 10 from 9am to 11am at the broadway campus 📚

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❤️ find the Summer Reading Smore on your chromebook under our Lawrence Bookmarks

it's meet a book monday

Pete The Cat Pete At The Beach | Read Along | Children's Book | Story Book | Kid Books |

Ungraded book selections

Read along with Taylor - Adventures with Barefoot Critters

Storytime with Taylor: Adventures with Barefoot Critters (an ABC book)
Kids Can Earn Free Books, Gift Cards & More

13 Summer Reading Programs - Just say no to summer slide! Next to the benefits of playing and swimming all day long, reading is just about the most important thing kids can do this summer.

Big Nate: I can't take it! Book review

Big Nate I can't take it Book Review

more Book Selections

Lunch lady book trailer

Lunch Lady - book trailer for the graphic novel series by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Summer Fun on Long Island

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Summer Relaxation - Guided Meditations

Meet Alyssa Reynolds - a health blogger and meditation coach. She offers a practical and science-based approach to meditation that delivers powerful benefits in just 10 minutes or less a day!

25 Activities to Keep Kids' Brains Active in Summer

This year, do more than amuse and entertain your kids and hope for the best for your students, keep their minds working all summer long!

Check this out !! Science news

Calling scientists of all colors | Science News for Students

Check in Next Week

  • I am looking forward to seeing you at the Book Fair & Summer Reading Check-in.
  • August 10th @ Broadway Campus from 9am to 11am
  • Look for a separate HS summer Reading Smore on the HS website in the news section
  • In the meantime continue read with each other 20 minutes everyday with your beautiful kiddos.
  • Use your Reading Logs - Younger learners Pre K - 3 can draw a picture of their favorite part & write a sentence to go with it.
  • Learners in the upper grades can write a short chapter summary in their Reading Logs
  • Have a great week !!

A little something for everyone

Parents, Caregivers & Kids

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

Crash Course Kids

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

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.

Lifehacks - 10 Benefits of Reading

If you’re one of countless people who don’t make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out. Reading has a significant number of benefits, and here’re 10 benefits of reading to get you to start reading.

Math skills worksheets

FREE - download and print to keep your math skills fresh this summer. Great for students in elementary and middle school.

Why Summer Reading Matters

Start with a Book is designed to help address summer learning loss. The website provides parents, librarians, youth program leaders, and community groups a wide range of free and low-cost resources to help ensure that kids keep learning.

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 (it’s OK if your child can’t read independently yet!).

8 Mental and Physical Benefits of Audiobooks

According to the Audio Publishers Association, audiobooks help “build and enhance vital literacy skills such as fluency, vocabulary, language acquisition, pronunciation, phonemic awareness, and comprehension—skills that often boost reading scores.”

Summer is Full of Possibilities

Explore Family-Friendly Activities, Tips and Crafts here. Parents A great Safe Site for Parents and kids ages 2 through 8. Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows! So worth checking out :)

Building Character

A great collection of articles and videos for parents. Topics include Generosity, Forgiveness, Honesty, Grit, Curiousity and Gratitude. Check them out !!

Get the Libby App

Your guide to reading happiness. Brought to you by your local library & built with 💕 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 #5 Aug. 2 - Aug. 6