Welcome to our Summer Literacy Projects page. Each week you will find the make & take, challenge, or training materials for that week’s project or topic.
If you would like a printable schedule of all eight weeks, CLICK HERE.
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June: Sing a Tune June-Turning Up the Power of Music on Literacy Development
Week of 6/2: Song During Circle Time
Week of 6/9: On the Go Tune Kit
Get the Printable in the Subscriber Freebie Library. Use the password SUMMERLEARNING.
Week 0f 6/16: Using Instruments to Build Literacy Skills
Week of 6/23: Get Your Playlists in Order
Create your own playlists. I show you how on Spotify in this video.
Also, here are my own playlists you can add to your library.
Week of 6/30: Level Up Your Read-Alouds
Tips for ramping up your read-alouds.
*****Additional Circle Time Resources
Circle Time Songs and Chants Vol. 1
BRAND NEW: Circle Time Songs and Chants Vol. 2
Coming in July- Give it a Try July: Helping You Try New Ideas for a Successful 19-20 School Year
Week of 7/7: Building Literacy Skills with Kids Before the School Year Starts
Try this idea for connecting with families before the school year begins. Get the printables HERE.
Week of 7/14: Rethinking Family Involvement
Try these 7 ideas this year!—>Click Here
Week of 7/21: Adding Nonfiction to Your Classroom
Add great nonfiction into your classroom with these ideas.—> Get the Handout
Week of 7/28: Showcasing Your Readers and the Books They Read This Year
Take the Back to School Reading Challenge and track the books you read this school year.—>Check it Out
Coming in August: Strongest August: Helping You Set Up for Literacy Success
Week of 8/4: Creating a Library/Reading Corner
Week of 8/11: Rethinking Homework
Week of 8/18: First Week of School Circle Time
Wee of 8/25: How Do I Handle Centers?
Totally enjoy watching your videos and reading all your wonderful articles. I’ve learned so mush from you by subscribing to your newsletter. This weekend I watched your video on how to create a playlist on spotify. I’m very new at this and was wondering what you need to do to get your playlist. Appreciate any help you can give.
PS watched you on the day of your presentation this past week. You were outstanding!! Enjoyed Soar to Success everyday!
Jodie Rodriguez says
Barb, here are my lists that you can add to your library. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7nYqz2VK95YISOFGqIJt6U and https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1txidbbX8BcuxGRm2Gk9dm
SUSAN CASMER says
Thank you for a wonderful refresher on the value of books. Keep up your dedication to this cause. We all should read.