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Reading is the single most important thing you can do during the summer months to help retain and improve the reading skills that have been developing throughout the school year. In fact, “studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills” (www.readingrockets.org, 2022).
To that end, please make a concentrated effort to read 20-30 minutes each day this summer. Take advantage of programs offered at the Valley Community Library and check out the following resources for additional reading lists, resources and summer reading challenges:
Summer Reading Tips for Parents
Lackawanna County Library System-Kids’ Resources
Beanstack:Reading Challenges and Personalized Recommendations
Scholastic Kids-Home Base
Recommended Books from ALSC:
Project Gutenberg: Free Ebooks
Summer Math Activities for Kids
Read Works Summer Reading
(create a free account using school Gmail)
Parents can find the PowerPoint and additional resources used at the Everyday Math Parent's Night in the "Parents & Students" tab at the top of the Elementary School and Intermediate School websites. Click on the "Everyday Math" resource under the tab.
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