• As Summer approaches parents often wonder how they can keep their children reading and writing.  Here are few suggestions which may help you along the way.
     
    *   Read and follow a recipe to make a mean/desert
    *   Observe the clouds and make a poem about them
    *   Choose a book and read it to someone
    *   Start a summer journal
    *   Write 3 opinions about a Washington sports team
    *   Write a menu for your family
    *   Read a book to someone younger
    *   Check newspaper ads for the best prices on school supplies
    *   Write a words to a new song
    *   Write a poem about a friendship
    *   Make a thank you card for someone who cares about you
    *   Write the steps in creating an ice cream sundae
    *   Write a paragraph about what you are going to do over the Summer
    *   Write a paragraph about why you are excited to go back to school
    *   Write a letter to your new teacher
    *   Write and send a letter to a friend or family member.