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Community Reading Day

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Community Reading Day

Need: books, reading volunteers

All Grades!

Instructions

Connect students with community members through storytelling.

Volunteers from the community (firefighters, the mayor, the town librarian, team mascots, others) come to school dressed for work and read to different classrooms

All students take a field trip through town businesses and town offices. At each stop, a community member reads a story

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Why it works

Shows children that adults read, shows that all careers require reading skills, helps connect community members to the school

Sources

http://www.ops.org/district/CENTRALOFFICES/DistrictCommunications/OPSNewsReleases/tabid/1647/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/318/OPS-Celebrates-Read-Across-America-Day-2011.aspx

http://www.greatershepparton.com.au/residents/family/newbeststart/communityliteracy/readingday/

http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/news-and-events/recent-news/news-index/cunningham-elementary.html