Lawrence Summer Reading

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Summer Reading Challenge

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.

Parents, Caregivers & Kids

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

Fifth Grade book selections

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone

Sixth Grade Book Selections

Jason Reynolds reads chapter one of his book Ghost

Jason Reynolds reads from Ghost
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Math skills worksheets

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

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How To Draw A Poké Ball Folding Surprise

Check in Next Week

  • We will take a peek at the books grades 7 & 8 received.
  • In the meantime try to read with each other 20 minutes everyday with your beautiful kiddos.
  • Use your Reading Logs - Have them draw a picture of their favorite part & write a sentence to go with it.
  • Students in the upper grades can write a short chapter summary in their Reading Logs
  • Have a great week !!
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.

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.”

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!).

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 :)

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 !!

Building Character

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

Summer Reading #3 July 19 - July 23