Make reading together a part of each day. Everyday reading includes:
Children will read more closely when asked to find answers from the text.
Why did the character do that?
How do you know?
What happened then?
Where does it say that?
What ingredients are needed for the recipe?
Share your learning
Show how you use the Read Up strategies. Send a video of your reading time together for the Read Up gallery.
Read Up in MMSD Summer School Sites
This past summer, Read Up was stationed at Lake View, Elvehjem, Lincoln and Lapham elementary schools, enhancing the afternoon MSCR portion of summer school with literacy-based activities and free book giveaways. As part of this program, each location held a Read Up family night to allow parents the chance to see what is going on at their child's school as well as enjoy a fun night of activities, free dinner, book giveaways and more!
Join the Read Up campaign to promote reading and give parents and caregivers tools to help children get more from their reading, or contribute to the campaign via the Foundation for Madison's Public Schools.
*These strategies align with Common Core State Standards #1 and #10, which ensure that students draw meaning from what is on the page. Find more at mmsd.org/commoncore.