2020 Summer Reading Resources

Welcome to 2020 Summer Reading Resources.  We hope these resources will help families develop strategies for encouraging their students to participate in summer reading activities and strengthen their reading skills. 
Oakwood Schools teachers, curriculum specialists and staff members from the Wright Memorial Public Library compiled these optional learning opportunities.   
If you have any questions, you can contact Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dr. Kimbe Lange at lange.kimbe@oakwoodschools.org.

Special Event

Kathy Jabir

Join Oakwood Schools Kathy Jabir June 11 from 7-8 p.m. as she presents games, activities, & strategies parents can use with their elementary-age children to combat learning loss. To register for the virtual event go to the Wright Memorial Public Library.

 

 

 

 

 

Library Resources

Be sure and visit the Harman Library page for additional resources and information from Media Specialist Mrs. Ford

PreSchool and Kindergarten Resources

Scholastic Learn at Home for Grades PreK - K 
Scholastic provides four weeks of lessons based on bugs, animals, hygiene, trucks and other topics that will appeal to your youngster.  The Play Starters for each week provide 20 simple ideas for playing with a purpose.

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First Grade Resources

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Raz kids logo

Bookflix provides paired fiction and nonfiction titles designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn.  

Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under.  Access 40,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more.

Raz-kids has more than 400 eBooks students can listen to, read and even record themselves reading.  

Second Grade Resources

Here are a few ideas of fun ways to include reading and writing in your summer days:

  • Write about your reading in your Writer’s Notebooks you picked up at school. 
  • Make a journal or diary about your daily or weekly activities.  Add pictures! 
  • Try and read 20 minutes a day.  Write about your reading.          
  • Send a letter or email to a friend, relative or teacher.
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Read works

Bookflix provides paired fiction and nonfiction titles designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn.  

Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under.  Access 40,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more.

ReadWorks offers free parent accounts.  This site provides nonfiction and fiction passages with comprehension questions.

Third Grade Resources

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Scholastic Learn at Home
Varsity Tutors

Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under.  Access 40,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more.

Scholastic Learn at Home offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading thinking and growing.  Resources for parents and educators. 

Varsity Tutors offers free opportunities for interactive camps taught by expert instructors. Each camp consists of five sessions, starting on Monday and ending on Friday. 

Wright Memorial Public Library

The Wright Memorial Public Library offers a number of programs for students of all ages.  For details on these programs and more information on all of the programming available this summer at the library, visit the Wright Memorial Public Library website. 

Other Resources

Art

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Math

IWonder

Reading

Storyline Online - professional performers reading books aloud for K-4 grade students

Science

Out of this World
Scholastic ScienceFlix

Social Studies

FreedomFlix

Technology

Keyboarding without Tears
Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship videos K-2
Media Literacy parent guide