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  • Keep a book log or reading journal. Have your child draw pictures of what they read and describe or summarize them.
  • Go to the library and borrow books that are fiction and non-fiction. Reading from both genres is  a great way to grow as a reader.
  • Take a piece of paper and fold it in thirds. Have your child summarize their book by writing the beginning, middle, and end of the story in each section. Illustrate afterwards.
  • Pretend you are a character in the story. Write a pen pal letter to another character in the story.
  • Find 5 words from your story that were new to you. Write them down, look up their meanings, and then try to use them in a sentence.
  • Using index cards, retell the story using only pictures. Retell the story to a parent, friend, sibling, etc.
  • Pretend you are a talk show host and you are interviewing a character from the book. Write down questions you would ask and the answers the character would probably give.
  • What books are you reading this month? Scroll down to see what is on our bookshelf.

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Mascot Introducing
  • The Lemonade War
  • Fudge-A-Mania
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Magic Tree House books
  • The Boxcar Children
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall
  • Amelia Bedelia
  • Ivy and Bean series
  • Judy Moody
  • Stink
  • The Bad Guys
  • Frindl
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