As a parent you may not always know where to search for literacy help. Visit this website,

Scholastic Parent Help, and on the right click on Parent Update, enter your email and have literacy help at your fingertips. I am also sharing the Scholastic Summer Reading Program information and some recommended reading lists, which is broken down by grade level.


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Parent Letter Sent Home
Scholastic Summer Reading Lists
Sign your child up to participate in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge


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Kindergarten-5th graders

JOIN J.B. BOOK ON ANAdventure to ReadingMay 1 - August 31, 2014Joseph-Beth Summer Reading Contest

Grades PK-3

Printable Books and activities to practice with your child
Designed for PreK-3, each Beach Bag includes two free printable "little books" from World Book's Early World of Learning, two related activities, a list of classic picture books for further reading, and suggested websites to explore.
They are available on ODE's Third Grade Reading Guarantee-Family Resource Page, on INFOhio's news feed, or by scrolling below!
Foods We Eat Cover
Foods We Eat Cover
Perfect Pet Cover
Perfect Pet Cover
On the Move Cover
On the Move Cover

Weather Weather Everywhere Cover
Weather Weather Everywhere Cover

What's in Your Neighborhood Cover
What's in Your Neighborhood Cover














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Tumblebooks
*Contact Mrs. Swisshelm (tonyaswisshelm@foresthills.edu) for username and password.


TumbleBookCloud
TumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud
*Contact Mrs. Swisshelm (tonyaswisshelm@foresthills.edu) for username and password.

  • BookFLIX - pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction e-books. This engaging combination of read-aloud stories and read-along nonfiction builds phonemic awareness; develops phonics decoding skills; and strengthens vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension, all while introducing children to a world of knowledge and exploration. Many of the nonfiction titles cover STEM and social studies standards. Lexile scores are included.

  • The Early World of Learning - offers students in grades K-3 narrated stories, interactive reading games, leveled reading practice, and an online encyclopedia. Early World of Learning's 'Welcome to Reading' section offers new readers stories, games, and activities to help them increase their skills. Two other areas on the site--Trek's Travels and Know It--help children develop vocabulary and comprehension. Early World of Learning also offers teachers a quiz feature that lets them assign quizzes and track progress on a variety foundational skills, including early childhood themes such as colors and numbers. Teachers can assign quizzes to specific students and even design their own quizzes to complement classroom discussion.