I Love to Read Week

Date: May 2, 2017 Author: Jennifer Plaxton Categories: Upcoming Events

Reading week will be happening at Greater Gatineau School from May 8th to 12th, 2017. The following events will be taking place:

Monday, May 8th – O Canada song will be replaced with “Gotta Keep Reading”.  Please see the following link if you’d like to practice at home:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psby0mI6ZLY  (lyrics)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQwUXEpt4xQ  (video of school singing)

DEAR (DROP EVERYTHING AND READ) everyone in the school will be reading at the same time for 20 minutes.

Tuesday, May 9 – Reading Buddies

Each class will pair up with their reading buddy class to read together.  A R.E.A.D. dog (Reading Education Assistance Dog) will be visiting our school!

Wednesday, May 10 – Promote a Book – During class time each student is expected to advertise a book he/she would recommend for others to read.

Thursday, May 11 – Special visitors may come to read to students.

Friday, May 12 – Dress-Up Day

Encourage students to come to school dressed up as a story book character. (fiction book, comic book, etc.)