Lawrence Summer Reading

Weekly Update

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.

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

it's meet a book monday


The Skin You Live In Readalong

Kindergarten - Nostros means us

Nosotros - Paloma Valdivia

Grade 1 - Islandborn by junot diaz

READ ALOUD with Mr. Manny | Islandborn | LRRMA

grade 2 book review

Arlo & Pips King of the Birds book review

Grade 3 - have you read this yet?

"Radiant Child: Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat" by Javaka Steptoe | PBS Books Storytime
9 Tips for Creating the Perfect Study Space

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

Grade 4 - book review

New Kid book review

Grade 5 - Book Review

Book Talk | My Life As An Ice Cream Sandwich (historical fiction) | Lisa K

Grade 6 Book review

:: Book Talk :: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander; Illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile :: Read with Val

Check this out !! Science news

How squirrels leap from tree to tree | Science News

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

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

Check in Next Week

  • More book talks to come
  • Read independently - read what interests - read a graphic novel - read a magazine or newspaper - read some summer poetry - exercise that reading muscle 😁
  • Read to a brother, sister, cousin or friend ... it's good for you & therm too !!
  • Just 20 minutes everyday and you will be a stronger student in all subject areas
  • 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

Summer Fun on Long Island

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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!).

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.


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.

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.

Read Aloud Stories from Storyline Online

Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.

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.

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.

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 !!

This day in history

🏃‍♀️ Short reads that make you smarter in the long run 🏃‍♂️

Summer Reading #7 Aug. 16 - Aug. 20