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Read for My Summer
Beat the summer heat with engaging activities from ReadWriteThink.org.
ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.
All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories
|Grades||K – 2|
|Activity Time||45 to 60 minutes (can be done over different days, but ideally within two weeks)|
Activities & Projects
Grades K – 2 | Activity & Project
Encourage children to connect words and pictures by having them write their own captions for family or magazine photos.
Grades K – 3 | Activity & Project
Using either a print or online template such as Tikatok, children can honor special people in their lives by creating personalized books.
Tips & How-To's
Grades K – 3 | Tip & How-To
Help children make the most of their writing by teaching them about revising and editing, two important parts of the writing process.
Grades 2 – 4 | Tip & How-To
Write a story together and you'll encourage creativity, help reading and writing skills, and have fun!
Grades K – 12 | Printout | Learning New Skills
Use one of these three techniques for bookbinding to make children’s and teens’ multi-page texts easier to keep, share, and display.
Grades K – 2 | Printout | Writing It Out
Channel children’s fondness for talking about their own lives into a creative project by helping them write an autobiography.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
Emily and guests recommend the perfect books to take along on your summer vacation.