Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading is an important way for students to maintain what they have learned. It is important for our students to continue to increase their reading levels even when they are away from school. Studies have shown that reading 4 to 12 books over the summer break can help students retain what they have learned. For this summer, students at Tapp should read at least four books over the summer. Cobb County School District has again teamed up with the Cobb County Public Library and Scholastic Books to encourage reading. Students will log their minutes into www.scholastic.com/summer/ each day. As students read more minutes, they will win rewards on the website and unlock ebooks written by some of their favorite authors. Students may also write a book review to turn into the Cobb County Public Library. They would like to display some of the reviews like they did last year. The review form can be found on www.cobbcat.org/summer-reading-program/
If your student has misplaced their login information please contact me at [email protected] and I will give you the information. If your child is in 6th grade next school year please contract your public library or contact Scholastic at 1-800-SCHOLASTIC. This years students will be provided with a reading log that they should fill out and return to the school in the fall with a parent’s signature. For more information visit www.cobbsummerreading.com/.

Other Reading Programs and Helps for Summer Reading

Free audio books from Sync
Download two free audio books every week. These are for students 13 and older, but a few of the titles are fine for middle school students. Parents should check each week to see if the books are appropriate for middle school students.

Book Adventure
Students can take test similar to Reading Counts and earn prizes for their successes. They search the website for titles, get the book from the library or bookstore, read it and go back and take quizzes.

Get Georgia Reading
Free ebooks for Georgia students
username: cobbcounty
password: read

For sixth graders, Barnes and Nobles Summer Reading.

For books ebooks in the public domain, try Google books https://books.google.com/

Bookopolis https://bookopolis.com/#/ 
You can review books, get book recommendations, log in your reading and earn free books.

Resources

Help find a book on your lexile Find a book

Find books similar to books you have read and enjoy. What to read next

Need to know if there is a Reading Counts test? Go to bookexpert

Need another reading log. Click src-summer-reading-log-23h3fwz to download and print.

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