RTM Summer Reading 2015
 
There are many resources for finding advice for summer reading, both in terms of choosing titles and selecting engaging activities.  Click on the links below for suggestions on getting the most out of your child's summer reading experiences.
 
Happy Reading!! 
 
Rose Tree Media Elementary Summer Reading Guidelines (for students entering kindergarten through fifth grades):
 
Summer Reading Advice for Families:  Click Here
A list of helpful reminders about reading in the summer time.
 
RTM Library Staff Picks for Summer Reading: Click Here
Recommendations by our talented RTM librarians, based on the books they see flying off the shelves!
 
Favorite Series Book Lists, by Reading Level: Click Here
A list of most popular series books, organized by reading level, updated for summer 2015 
 
Text Level Descriptions: Click Here
A document that contains both lists of the characteristics of the various reading levels, as well as lists of recommended books at each level.
 
Magazine Lists for Children of All Ages: Click Here 
High-interest, well-written, non-commercial magazines for children, listed by age range and topic 
 
Online Leveled Book Lists: Click Here
A searchable list of leveled books that can be searched by book titles or reading levels. 
 
Reading Log Options for Students Entering Grades 3-5:
Choose a reading log form that best suits your needs, or is most like the one you used in your classroom this year.  
Click Here for a log with fewer columns to fill, for younger students 
Click Here for a log for older students, with more columns to fill 
 
Families Reading Together Blog Post: Click Here
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