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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.
Poetic Memories of Summer
Activities & Projects
Grades 5 – 8 | Activity & Project
Learn about diamante poems, and then consider the idea of cause and effect before working it into the diamante poem format.
Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project
After reading a book or magazine, children and teens can choose a section and transform it into what’s known as a “found poem.”
Grades K – 3 | Activity & Project
Recapture exciting discoveries by writing poetry about summer adventures.
Games & Tools
Grades 3 – 12 | Game & Tool
Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
In this episode, Emily and guest Sylvia Vardell explore fun ways to read poetry with children.