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Summer Reading Makes a Difference

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Does summer reading matter?
Summer Reading!  at least 5 books 
No Summer Reading
Reading Level
End of this year
Start of NEXT school year
This Student Starts the new school year AHEAD!
This Student Starts the new school year BEHIND!
Reading during summer makes reading level go UP!
Without summer reading, student will start year off behind
End of this year
Start of NEXT school year
UP
DOWN
Summer reading loss is cumulative. By the end of 6th grade, children who don't read over the summer can be up to  three years behind their classmates
People Who Read More:
* Have higher vocabulary  * are better at spelling *are better writers * have higher test scores *are more likely to graduate from high school  * grow up to get better jobs *understand the world better *have more empathy   
Make time to READ! Hacer tiempo para leer
Turn on the closed captions when you watch TV
Utilice los subtítulos cuando ve la televisión
Galindo Reading Challenge Book Buzz
Read 5 books and fill out your 5 Book Dive bookmark! Fill out 1 Book Buzz about a book that you liked this summer! Every student who turns in their bookmark + Book Buzz to Ms. Collier will be invited to our Book Buzz cafe reading celebration in the fall!
MyON Challenge
Exciting Prizes for Top Readers (Based upon time spent reading with myON during the contest period)   PK-Grade 2   Top Reader will win an iPad Mini! Readers in 2nd and 3rd place will each win a $100 Gift Card! Grades 3-5 Top Reader will win an iPad Mini! Readers in 2nd and 3rd place will each win a $100 Gift Card
Galindo will recognize the students who read the most on MyON over the summer at our Book Buzz Breakfast Celebration
Other online reading
Username: Student # without the S password: same Thousands of books available to read! Free apps available for iPad, Android, Chrome & Kindle
LOTS of other online options: see galindolibrary.org