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Sequels & New Books!

If our students have been to a movie theater lately, then they definitely know what a sequel is! But today we talked about books having sequels, too. For example, one of our favorite books, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, has several sequels, including If You Take a Mouse to School. So after individual reading today, we made […]

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Setting!

Last week at Let’s Read, we talked about the characters in our stories. This week, we learned about another storytelling term: setting. After reading on our own, we used our arts and crafts skills to make pictures of the settings from our books. As you can see in this photo, a group of our older students worked […]

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Back for the Fall!

School is back in session, and so is Let’s Read! To kick off Fall 2016—and to celebrate our move across the hall to room 210—we read a couple of brand new books. First up was Bill Cotter’s Don’t Push the Button! The only rule? Don’t push the button! (But, really, go ahead and push. See […]

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Early End to the Summer!

Our summer session ended early this year, since many of our tutors and students are traveling for fun vacations! We wrapped up with an old favorite: Heads Up! Hope everyone has a great rest of their summer, and look forward to seeing everyone when school starts again in the fall!

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Cloudy With a Chance of Reading!

We had a bit of rain with the usual “June gloom” this weekend in Los Angeles. That kept quite a few of our readers at home, but those who came had a fun day of reading! We talked more about characters (like we did last week), and this time created our own original characters! Our […]

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