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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Start Your Own Book Club

 

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Start Your Own Book Club

Grades 3 – 5
Activity Time 30 minutes to one hour, as often as they like!
Activity Author

Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Games & Tools

Tips & How-To's

Podcast Episodes

 

Games & Tools

Grades   K – 8  |  Game & Tool

Postcard Creator

Whether their travel is real or imagined, you can help children use the Postcard Creator to combine words and images to share experiences from faraway places.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 8  |  Tip & How-To

Help a Child Write a Book Review

Learning how to evaluate and write a review of a book is an excellent foundation for the critical thinking skills that a child will continue to draw on and refine throughout his or her life.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Help a Teen Choose a Book

There are many ways to help teens choose appropriate and engaging titles. The following tips will help you find the resources necessary to choices that will appeal to the teen readers in your life.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

Modeling Good Reading Habits With Teens

Modeling good reading habits can be challenging if you don’t make a plan you are willing and able to stick to. Check out the following innovative ways to get both of you reading.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

Motivating Teen Readers

Motivating teens to read can be complicated by the many demands on their busy schedules. Luckily, there are many exciting and popular books for teens—and innovative ways to turn teen attention to the written page.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

What Should I Read Aloud?

Libraries and bookstores can overwhelm even the most lit-savvy parents and teachers. Listen in as Emily shares a fabulous resource for finding the very best picture books for children.

 

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