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1 Thirteenth Avenue School Ms. Kimberly Mackey, Principal Dr. Kriss Kemp-Graham, Vice Principal Ms. LaShanda Gilliam, Vice Principal

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3 The 25 Books Campaign is a school-wide initiative requiring all students to read 25 books during the academic school year.

4 To improve vocabulary To encourage students to read for pleasure To read multiple genres To read multiple works by the same author To improve reading skills

5 In order for a student to get credit for reading a book, the student will be filling out book logs and other activities that show that a book has been read. The number of books read will be recorded by the student in their Reading Log, the culminating assignment turned in to their teacher, and its completion signed off by the teacher. Monthly reading goals have been set. Students reaching the monthly goals qualify for receiving incentive prizes.

6 September Books October Books November Books December Books January Books February Books March Books April Books May Books To help students slowly reach the goal of reading 25 books, monthly standards have been set.

7 By getting involved, you are letting your child know that reading is important. Your role is to support your child in reading.

8 Ideally… Students are required to read for at least 25 minutes a night at home. Yes, this means turning off the television, video games, music, and the computer in order to make time to read. It is up to you to reinforce the importance of taking time to read.

9 · General Works · Philosophy · Social Sciences · Languages · Natural Science · Technology · Arts · Literature · History · Biographies

10 Fantasy Historical Fiction Mystery Romance Short Stories Science Fiction

11 Drama Essays Fables Fairy Tales Folklore How to Books Horror Humor Poetry Speeches Westerns

12 Books Magazines Newspapers e-Books

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