Summer reading slides

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A short presentation for the Phippsburg Elementary School community about our 2012 summer reading program.

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Summer reading slides

  1. 1. Summer Reading Phippsburg Elementary SchoolAll st ud en ts a n d st af f re adi ng a ll summer !
  2. 2. Why is it so important to read over the summer?Over 50% of our students had significantsummer reading lossSummer reading loss is cumulative; by middleschool, this means a potential total loss of2 YEARS!
  3. 3. Simple solution =
  4. 4. All students reading all summer:Entering 1-2: Read 1 book a dayEntering 3-5: Read for a total of 1 hour a week
  5. 5. The specifics:On the last day of school, your child will comehome with a bag containing: Book(s) The RSU1 Suggested Summer Reading List A calendar log to keep track of his/her reading Information about a special program at the Totman Library for PES students
  6. 6. Speaking of the Totman...
  7. 7. You’ll find us there: Every Wednesday from 10:30 -11:30amJune 20: Mrs. BabcockJune 27: Mrs. VasollJuly 11: Ms. PhelpsJuly 18: Ms. ReedJuly 25: Ms. KnappAugust 1: Miss BennAugust 8: Mrs. SnellAugust 15: Mrs. Baldwin
  8. 8. Can you get caught reading?Send us a picture of your family reading over thesummer and we’ll post it on our Facebook page!
  9. 9. Happy Reading!Please don’t hesitate to be in touch if you have questions! kbabcock@rsu1.org lphelps@rsu1.org

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