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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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Summer Superheroes

 

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Summer Superheroes

Grades 3 – 8
Activity Time 45 to 60 minutes (can be done over different days)
Publisher International Reading Association
 

Activities & Projects

Games & Tools

Printouts

Podcast Episodes

 

Activities & Projects

Grades   6 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Celebrate Heroes

Encourage children to spend a little time thinking and writing about just what makes a hero and who their personal heroes might be.

 

Grades   6 – 10  |  Activity & Project

Writing Fanfiction

Writing stories that imitate a certain genre or type of fiction allows children to explore a book they love by imagining new twists for their favorite characters and plot lines.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   6 – 12  |  Game & Tool

Hero's Journey

Harry Potter. Frodo. Luke Skywalker. These popular characters from novels and films share a common root: the ancient myth of the hero’s journey. This tool gives teens the information they need to take a closer look at an epic hero or create a hero of their own.

 

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Printouts

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Qualities of Good Storytelling

This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

A Hero's Trail

Heroes are all around us. In this episode, hear about T.A. Barron’s book that spotlights heroic kids and meet Kaitlyn Chana, a perfect example of a young hero.

 

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