• Ways to Support Reading and Writing at Home


    Get Them Reading

    Overdrive - https://www.overdrive.com

    Description: This site allows you to access digital books and resources for free with your library card.

    Purpose: Great for families that have a library card and an e-reader or other digital device to read with.

    Cost: FREE

    Reading is Fundamental - https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/parents

    Description: Access to Reading is Fundamental offers information about how to motivate kids to read.

    Purpose: Helpful resources for parents on helping children choose books, reading aloud with children and other family reading activities.

    Cost: FREE

    Get Them Writing


    Description: An app that allows students to create stories and tales of adventure in a variety of settings including galactic or underwater adventures.

    Purpose: A great app for families that want a fun way to encourage all writers, especially students who might need a little encouragement. Fun and easy to use as a family.

    Cost: FREE

    Book Creator

    Description:  An iPad app that gives anyone in the family an opportunity to write, illustrate and design e-books.

    Purpose:  Great for families to use independently or together to craft stories and nonfiction texts. Users can draw pictures, download pictures, record voice and video and virtually publish books.

    Cost:  FREE

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