Summer Reading

Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Did you know that research shows that in elementary age kids, the summer months can UNDO months of learning form the school year?! This is called the “summer slide.” In fact it can be as much as three months of learning that is lost! That is 1/3 of a school year! In order to help our students avoid the "summer slide," we are introducing our Summer 2018 Reading Challenge! Our goal is for students to read at least 20 minutes every day this summer! 
 
Students who meet the reading challenge requirements will be rewarded with a waterslide and ice pop party right here at school in August or September. A double-sided, gigantic waterslide will be set up for students to have fun sliding on while listening to a  live DJ and enjoying flavored ice pops!

Requirements

Rising Kindergarten-2nd Graders: Must read at least 15 quality picture books and/or chapter books. Half of these books must be on the student's reading level. 
 
Rising 3rd-5th Graders: Must read at least four chapter books. Two of the four must be on the student's reading level. 
 
Students must return the reading log found in the "Quick Links" section with a parent signature to their homeroom teacher by Friday, August 10.  

Online Books

Check out thousands of GREAT digital books in the award-winning myON personalized literacy platform. Students have FREE access to enhanced digital books and other resources on this website.

Visit MyON.com and then click on the "MyON Logoin" button. 
School Name: Get Georgia Reading (Type the first few letters and select from the drop-down menu.)
Username: waltoncounty
Password: read
Click the "Sign In" button,  select a book and start reading!
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