Prevent Summer Slide

Educators and researchers have long recognized what has come to be known as the “summer slide,” the loss of learning that can take place during the summer months if students do not engage in educational activities.  Reversing the summer slide, however, can be as simple as reading more books. In a recent study, Professor Richard Allington of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and his colleagues found that “giving kids 12 books to read over the summer was as effective as summer school in raising the students’ reading scores.” (

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Be sure to:
1.  Join our Huie Summer Reading Google Classroom (class code wlml7i): 
A.  Go to the CCPS homepage
B.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on CCPS Portal
C.  Log into Rapid Identity
D.  Click on the Google Drive logo (the triangle)
E.  Launch the Google Classroom app and join using the class code above
2.  Fill out the Summer Reading Tracker at the end of each week.  Students may also use their Reading Log.  Bring your completed reading log to school in August and receive a prize.          

3.  If accessible, d
o a Flipgrid reflection (talk about the book) at the end of each week.         

Clayton County Library System
Register for library card.
View summer activities schedule.

Slow Summer Slide
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