Browsing articles tagged with " summer reading"
Jul
13
2016

How to Keep Your Child Reading this Summer

A great way to keep your child interested in reading over the summer is to start a book club.  It can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose.  Parents should read the book selections first and outline some thoughtful questions that the kids can discuss. For younger readers questions should be simpler: Who? …Related Posts:Not Your Average Summer Reading ListClassroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!4th Graders Review of Secrets of the Crystal CavernBook Review [...]

May
25
2014

Not Your Average Summer Reading List

School is out and summer vacation can be a time when skills slip a little.  If you focus on activities that are fun and fit a more relaxed schedule, you can keep your blossoming readers reading without burn out. Two of the most important things that you can do to keep reading skills sharp during the …Related Posts:How to Keep Your Child Reading this SummerClassroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!Book Review The Emerald Atlas by John [...]

May
26
2013

Classroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!

We love reviewing books here at Classroom talk, but this summer, we’d like to try something new: we want you (and your children) to be the reviewer.  Below are some suggestions to get you started, but we’d love to hear what you’re reading this summer and what you think of it. Post a comment with your …Related Posts:Fantastic Fairy HousesHow to Keep Your Child Reading this SummerNot Your Average Summer Reading ListThe Apothecary by Maile [...]

Dec
17
2011

Book Review The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

  Hi!  StorySnoops is back again with another wonderful selection for middle grade readers.  This time, it’s one from the fantasy genre.   Here is the story:   After being whisked away from their parents’ loving arms one unforgettable Christmas Eve, siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma have spent the past ten years being shuttled from one orphanage to the next. …Related Posts: Great Educational Gifts For Kids of All Ages In a Tight EconomyHow to [...]

Jul
29
2011

Book Review: Silver Rain by Lois Peterson

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- Guest Post: by Darlene Foster One of the many things I love about summer is that I get to do more reading. When I read a good book I just have to share it with everyone. SilverRain  by Lois Peterson is one of those books. It would be a great addition to your summer reading list. The …Related Posts:How to Keep Your Child Reading this SummerNot Your Average Summer Reading ListClassroom Talk Summer Reading 2013!Okay [...]

Jul
11
2011

Want to Keep Your Child Reading this Summer?

A great way to keep your child interested in reading over the summer is to start a book club.  It can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose.  Parents should read the book selections first and outline some thoughtful questions that the kids can discuss. For younger readers questions should be simpler: Who? …Related Posts:How to Keep Your Child Reading this SummerHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksNot Your Average [...]

Jul
24
2010

10 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR CHILD READING THIS SUMMER

       Children that don’t read over the summer usually regress and return to school at a lower reading level in the fall.  Here are 10 easy ways to keep your child reading.   1.  Go to the library once a week and let your child pick out a pile of books that will last a week.   2.  Let them …Related Posts: Top Ten List: Golden Opportunities of SummerHow to Keep Your Child Reading this [...]

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