Summer of Reading Program! Office of Language and Reading Arts and the Department of Libraries and Information Services K.C. Boyd, Coach for Librarians Areas 13, 14 and 17 May 21, 2011
Partnerships: Office of Language and Reading Arts and the Department of Libraries and Information Services Chicago Public Library Children’s Plus Inc. Summer of Reading Program!
3 - Classroom Teachers (Kdg, 1 st and 2 nd ) 1 - Librarian 15 - Students 120 - New and Processed Books Musical DVD’s and CD’s New musical instruments Summer of Reading Program!
120 - New and Processed Books – valued at $2,000.00 Big Books Board Books Picture Books (fiction and non-fiction) Chapter Books Reference Books Collection Connections Classical Music Rock N Roll Living and World Jazz Folk and Contemporary Country Music Hip Hop Music
Before the program begins…
Contact the Principal via email/phone prior to the start of the program to introduce yourself.
Inform all stakeholders about the importance of the program collaboration and available resources.
Remind them that a shipment of books from Children’s Plus will arrive very soon
Inform them that you will need access to a computer, TV/DVD player and CD player
Familiarize yourself with the school neighborhood and location of the public library
- * purchase plastic bags for safe transport of checked out materials
Some Friendly Suggestions… Be flexible Use your best judgment Bring a box fan Bring some basic supplies with you Secure your personal materials
Summer of Reading Program… The program begins: June 22nd Track E Schools – 5 Weeks June 22 nd – July 21 st Traditional Track Schools – 6 Weeks June 22 nd – July 28th
Summer of Reading Program… 5 day work week – Monday - Friday June 22 nd through July 8 th 4 day work week – Monday – Thursday July 11th through July 28th
Your Day At A Glimpse… 8:30am to 9:00am Read Aloud With All Students 9:00am to 9:30am Work with Parents or Shelve Books 9:30am to 10:30am Kdg. class 10:30am to 11:30am 1 st grade class 11:30am to 12:30pm 2 nd grade class 12:30pm to 1:00pm student lunch Monday’s – 1:00pm to 2:15pm – CIM Entry/Meet with Kdg., 1 st and 2 nd grade teachers (teacher team) Wednesday’s – 1:30pm to 3:30pm – Meet with other schools within the area (10 schools) Approximately 40 people will attend
- Encourage your students to read 25 books during the summer! - Enter all data into CIM and collect data for CPL 10 books – read with the librarian 10 books – read at home 5 books – read aloud to someone in the library (reading buddy) Your responsibilities…
- Students with good attendance each week will receive a free paperback book from Scholastic Books. (possible 6 free books can be earned!) - Use your best judgement when deciding how to distribute remaining paperback books from the program. Your responsibilities…
Chicago Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
- Collaborate with classroom teachers and create an engaging activity/lesson that focuses around the CPL theme of “Book Beats” - The class periods are intended to be collaborative efforts between librarian and classroom teacher. There are no prep periods during this program. Your responsibilities…
Take Pictures and Collect Artifacts!
Questions? Dorsey Chambers - [email_address] 553-6218 K.C. Boyd - [email_address] See You On June 11 th !