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Engaging Summer Reading Resources for PreK-12
“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” ― Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle. What's a better feeling than curling up with a book in the shade of a big tree during summer and escaping into another world? Share My Lesson is here to help you engage children on the joys of reading, and we've curated this special collection to not only pique interest but help avoid the much feared "summer slide." From book lists to engaging literacy activities for all ages, abilities and background, these free summer reading activities and resources will help students stay engaged in learning over the long break and reinvigorate a love for reading.
Summer Reading: Did You Know?
Students who participated in public library summer reading programs also demonstrated higher reading achievement than students who did not participate. The study suggests that children who participate in public library summer programs increased their reading skills, motivation, confidence, and enjoyment.
Why should we keep students reading over summer break? Check out these to get started:
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Be sure to check out our related collection, "Beloved Books" for more great reading ideas.