• Elementary Summer Reading Suggestions

     
    The best predictor of school success is the amount of time spent reading and enjoying books. Experts note that most young readers suffer a backslide in reading skills during summer downtime. But that needn't be the case. Families can make reading a priority during the summer months, and children will learn that people never take a vacation from learning. Here are some great resources that may help your child enjoy a summer that make time for learning!
  • Summer Reading Programs

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    Northland Public Library Summer Reading Program

     
    Check back here for the details for 2020 Summer Reading Program. There will be programs and activities for summer readers of all ages...and all  you need is your very own library card! 
     
    Check out their website to see all of the fun events that will be happening this summer! 
     
     
    Barnes Noble  

    Barnes and Noble Summer Reading 

     
    The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help encourage you to read this summer! Students in grades 1-6 can earn a FREE book, simply by following these three easy steps:

    Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (English or Español). Tell us which part of the book is your favorite!

    Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between July 1 and August 31, 2020. 

    Choose your FREE book from the book list featured in the journal. 

    There are also reading events for younger siblings as well as for teens and adults!

  • Just for Fun!

     
    Virtual Field Trips

     PebbleGo and the San Diego Zoo

    San Diego Zoo

    Who doesn't love a field trip to the Zoo? Learn about the various animals on PebbleGo, then watching the live webcams of the exhibits at the San Diego Zoo. Click here to go to the pdf of the Google slide presentation.

    PebbleGo Next and the Grand Canyon

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    Learning all about the Grand Canyon on PebbleGo Next, doing a hands on experiment with erosion, and virtual self-guided tours of this natural wonder! Click here for the pdf of the Google slide presentation of the Grand Canyon field trip.

    Capstone Project Ideas

    Capstone has gathered a collection of free printables and educational activies. Find activities with favorite book characters and other fun STEAM activities including Make it, Craft it, Fold it, Draw it, Read it, Find it, Eat it, Do it ideas.