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Ten Websites for Reading
Just for Fun!

  1. Stone Soup:  Students can use this site to read and write stories.
  2. Little Write Brain:  Students can create and illustrate their own characters..
  3. EDUPUP:  Educational game site that covers all core area curricula areas. (Blocked by Webfilter on Campus)
  4. Story Place This site provides free stories for preschoolers and grade school students in English and Spanish.
  5. Story Line Online:  Neat site where actors read books online.
  6. It's a Mad Libs World:  If your child likes Mad Libs, he/she will enjoy this site!
  7. Grolier Online:  Need to do some research over summer?  Grolier Online is a reference site that provides dictionaries, encyclopedias, videos, maps, plus many more tools. * Middle School students are provided with a username and password during Library Skill classes for full access.
  8. National Geographic Young Explorer Learn about animals and other national geographic topics.
  9. Go Go NewsHave students keep current on world events using Go Go News!
  10. Scholastic Summer Challenge This site provides a program for students to track their summer reading while competing with students around the world.  It also provides book lists and activities.

* Many of these websites also provide apps for the iPhone and iPad.

Homework
Online HELP!

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Websites to Help Your Child with Homework


Additional homework help and skill practice websites can be found by clicking on the link located under CLEA's Homwork Help Page Links.

Study Habits

Here are a few ways to help your child:

  • Read with your children regularly. Encourage them to read.
  • Let your children know that homework is their job. Make sure they do it.
  • Volunteer at your child's school.
  • Get to know your child's teacher. Attend parent-teacher conferences.
  • Discuss safety issues openly. Help make sure there aren't barriers to learning.

Checklist:

  • Do you read with your child regularly?
  • Do you talk with your child about homework assignments?
  • Have you volunteered at your child's school?
  • Do you know your child's teacher and have you been to the parent-teacher conference?
  • Do you know what your child thinks about the school environment?

The Importance of Reading

If a child's day includes listening to and reading stories, he will more than likely grow to enjoy books and reading.


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