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Summer Reading to Refresh the Mind - SCETV PBS LearningMedia

June 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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Explore the 100 most-loved novels in America with The Great American Read. 

The Great American Read is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience. This PBS LearningMedia collection highlights classroom favorites - popular books from The Great American Read that find their ways into classrooms and onto summer reading lists nationwide. Explore Collection

Little Women
Grades: 6-9

Introduce your students to the beloved classic “Little Women.” These resources include essays and teaching tips for an innovative way to access, understand, and analyze this piece of classic literature. Discover More


Summer Reading
Grades: 6-12

Help to prevent the 'summer slide' with this assortment of literature resources. Your students will develop a new appreciation for how and why we read, and might even discover a love for Shakespeare along the way! Discover More


Poetry Everywhere
Grades: 7-12

Explore the power of language, look at the world with a fresh sense of wonder, and build reading and writing skills with these poetry resources. What better time that summer to discover your inner poet? Discover More


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