Summer Reading 10 Minute Talks Handouts/Postcards

Take advantage of every opportunity to send home research-based, parent-friendly strategies to connect home and school and empower families. The Summer Reading 10 Minute Talks Handout teaches parents fun, easy-to-implement strategies to help their children avoid the “summer slide”. The Teacher Postcard allows teachers to communicate with students during the summer and encourage them to continue reading. This postcard has a detachable Student Postcard with questions for the student to answer related to the summer reading strategies. The postcards also serve as a reminder to the families to use the strategies all summer long.

Contains 25 Handouts and 25 Teacher/Student Postcards

Type: Shipped




The Summer Reading 10 Minute Talks Handout and Postcard are designed to make it easy for teachers to share research-based strategies in a parent-friendly format with no planning required! This handout and postcard can be shared with parents at any school event before summer break. Handouts work great with summer backpack programs too.

Summertime gets better and better as parents learn strategies to help their child:

  • Prevent the “summer slide” by reading more over the summer
  • Make reading fun and more engaging
  • Use technology to spark summer reading

Set of 25 Summer Reading 10 Minute Talks Handouts

Set of 25 Teacher/Student Postcards

Our Summer Reading 10 Minute Talks Workshop supports the strategies on this handout.

Available in English and Spanish

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