Summer Resources-Reading

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

~ Joseph Addison  ~

Here are some great links for summer reading ideas, lists and more!

Participate in the Holy Rosary Summer Reading Program.

EpicReading on Epic! can help prevent summer slide and allow your children to stretch their imaginations this summer.

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ZZ31157E9CVocabulary/Spelling City

Students have access to Vocabulary/Spelling City (www.spellingcity.com OR download the free “VocabularySpellingCity app) over the summer. There are various activities that support spelling skills and vocabulary development that we have been using during the school year. Students know their username and password. Students can search lists or topics to build their spelling and vocabulary skills.

More Reading Ideas and Supports:

Scholastic Summer Reading Program

Favorite Books for 4th Graders

Seattle Public Library

Book Adventure: Create book lists, take quizzes on books and more:

Reading comprehension:

4th grade level  

5th grade level

Vocabulary building activities

Books Should be Free (formally Audio Owl) makes the world’s public domain audio books available for browsing in a visual and easily searchable way. You can search for a specific title, or use the genre list to visually scan through hundreds of titles. Books may be previewed directly on the site, or you may download them directly into iTunes, or as zipped mp3 files. The downloads are broken into chapters.