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    Rainier View  Readers

    Over the break, please keep reading!  We want all our Rainier View students to continue to grow in their reading ability, without losing any of the gains they have made so far this year. All the research shows, it only takes twenty minutes a day of reading!  All students have had a chance to visit the library and 1-5 graders have checked out books to take home.

    But there are also many other ways to read.  Online, there are many wonderful sites to explore. With any device (computer, tablet, Kindle fire, IPAD, cell phone, etc) there are lots of choices.  Here are just a few:

    Seattle Public  Schools Online student resources:

    • Use the district’s online web resources. Go to www. rainierviewes.seattleschools.organd put your mouse on Academics. Go to the library page, and select “Online student resources”.

      Choices include:

      Tumblebooks (picture books read aloud, chapter books to read along with, books in English and Spanish)

      Pebblego   informational   reading at lower levels

      Starwalk Kids media    You don’t have to register, just choose read. There are children and adult choices on this site.

      If needed, the login is “studentsps” and the password is “access”

       

      Other Sites:   The Public Library 

    • Seattle Public Library (www.spl.org)- check out real books at your local branch, or choose from many ebooks available online. All you need is your library card number and password!
    • King County ebooks collection- if you have a King County Library Card, there is a wonderful online collection here too!www.ebooks.kcsls.org

    Other Free Sites:

    Subscription sites:  These are pay for use, but offer free  trials. Just remember to cancel before the time is up , if you don’t want to get charged!

    Of course, books make wonderful gifts! 

    Have a great break and keep on reading!!!  See you next year (Jan.  4th, 2016)

    Ms. T,   Rainier View Librarian