Read Across America Day is Wednesday, March 2nd - Dr. Seuss' birthday! It's not just for little ones, it's for kids of all sizes. - middle and high school too! Some schools celebrate in one day, and other make a whole week of it. Celebrating reading doesn't have to cost a lot and it doesn't need to take a lot of preparation. Take a look at this calendar of events by Robin Snider from Churchland Elementary.
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Other events around Davidson County Schools:
Tuesday - "Cat in the Hat" (dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character)
Wednesday - "Wacky Wednesday" (inside out, backwards and mismatched)
Thursday "Crazy Hair Day" (get out the hair gel!)
Friday "Llama Llama Red Pajama" (pajama day)
Middle or High School???
RAA Day/Week doesn't have to be just for elementary students. Middle and high school libraries can get in on the fun (get the full article here: http://www.adlit.org/article/21880/).
In this age of iPods and Game Boys, Webcasts and reality TV, can reading really hold its own among teens? The answer is yes if you have the resources and support for teen literacy. At NEA's Read Across America, helping teens read and enjoy reading is just as important as helping preschoolers and elementary students. With your encouragement, today's middle school and high school readers will discover a treasure trove of ideas and a multitude of great books. Here are some clever ideas to get you going:
Celebrate Read Across America Day with a live streaming event from Discovery Education: #CelebratewithDE! To register, click here.
If you plan to participate next week, share your pics on social media using #readacrossamerica or #DCSreads!
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