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South Dakota's Reading Challenge

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CSLP Summer Reading Program 2013

As part of the goal for every student to enter 4th grade either proficient or advanced in reading, the South Dakota Department of Education is coordinating a reading initiative to bolster student reading achievement year round. Read! SD will raise awareness of the summer loss epidemic, share compelling research on the importance of personalized reading activities, and provide access to a variety of free resources to support targeted reading.


Reading Resources:
"Grab a Book, Grow a Mind" Brochure
"Grab a Book, Grow a Mind" Poster: 11 x 17
"Grab a Book, Grow a Mind" Bookmarks
44 Things Parents Can Do
Lexile FAQs
Lexile FAQs – Spanish
Summer Reading Loss:
Summer learning loss
Watch a video
Stop Summer Reading Loss
Parents, Children, Libraries, and Reading
Primer on Summer Reading Loss
Early Literacy:
Birth to 3
Every Child Ready to Read
Reach Out and Read
Useful Links:
South Dakota Lexiles
South Dakota JumpStart
Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP)
Reading Is Fundamental
Overview of resources available