Summer Reading Lists
||Vacation time is the perfect time to read, read, READ! Check out these lists of super-entertaining books, from classics to fun picks, for you and your students. Enjoy our slideshows on summer reading to find the best of the best children's literature for your students:
Grades 3-5 |
Grades 6-8 |
Summer Reading Slideshows
Related Reading Resources
- Summer Reading & Language Arts Worksheets
Give students a reason to read over the summer, with these word games. Children can enjoy a crossword puzzle, word find, creative writing exercises, reading comprehension activities, and more. Plus, encourage them to keep track of all the books they read over the summer – it will give them a great feeling of accomplishment!
- Literature Printables Slideshow
Students will study fiction and nonfiction, fairy tales, jokes and riddles, concepts of a story, and more! All of these activities and many more are included in our printable book "Literature Activities."
- Literature – Teacher Resources
Help young readers appreciate literature with these teacher's guides, printables, and lessons. You'll find resources on all types of literature, such as fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry, and many genres of each.
- Teacher Guides to Secondary Literature
These teacher's guides to works of literature for the high-school level include overview information, chapter or act synopses, discussion questions, and extended learning activities.
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The end of the school year is quickly approaching! Celebrate with fun activities, then prepare yourself and your students with report card advice, summer reading guides, summer math, and more.
Common Core Lessons & Resources
Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.
Top 10 Galleries
Explore our most popular Top 10 galleries, from Top 10 Behavior Management Tips for the Classroom and Top 10 Classroom Organization Tips from Veteran Teachers to Top 10 Free (& Cheap) Rewards for Students and Top 10 Things Every Teacher Needs in the Classroom. We'll help you get organized and prepared for every classroom situation, holiday, and more! Check out all of our galleries today.
June Calendar of Events
June is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Summer Begins (6/21), Helen Keller's Birthday (6/27/1880), World War I Began (6/28/1914), and Meteor Day (6/30). Plus, celebrate Child Vision Awareness Month, National Rivers Month, and National Safety Month all June long!
Causes We Support: We Give Books
Visit We Give Books, an ever-growing, free online library of children's picture books! For every book read on the site, a brand-new book will be donated to a children's literacy campaign of your choosing. Read aloud to students or encourage them read independently, and you'll teach them to help others at the same time. Giving is as simple as reading!