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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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Tackle the Summer Reading List Together

 

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Tackle the Summer Reading List Together

Grades 4 – 8
Publisher

International Reading Association

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Activities & Projects

Tips & How-To's

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Podcast Episodes

 

Activities & Projects

Grades   5 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Explore Point of View in Fairy Tales

Explore fairy tales told in both old and new ways and use an online tool to help children create their own “fractured” version of a fairy tale.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Create Trading Cards for Favorite Characters

Use the online Trading Card Creator tool to have children make cards describing their favorite characters from the books on their reading list.

 

Grades   2 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Summer Trading Cards

Children can dive deeper into summer reading by using the interactive Trading Card Creator tool. They’ll examine a favorite character and write a new story for him or her.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 6  |  Tip & How-To

Help a Child Choose a Book

Help children pick books that spark their interest, leave them feeling accomplished, and ready to hunt for their next book!

 

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.

 

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Printouts

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Charting Progress

Reading Record Chart

Preteens and teens can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they’ve read over a period of time.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Delicious Summer Treats

Podcast host Emily Manning and guests explore a number of ways to get children reading and writing recipes and having fun with food.

 

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Summer Adventures

Emily and guests recommend the perfect books to take along on your summer vacation.

 

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