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Take 20 Reading Campaign

Reading is “brain food” for our children. Reading “feeds” our children with knowledge and a broad vocabulary. It fosters a love of books and learning.
TPSD is launching a reading campaign this year called “Take 20” encouraging parents/guardians to listen to your K-3rd grader read aloud for 20 minutes nightly and to be sure your child’s daily logs are signed. Look for weekly messages on simple reading strategies via text messaging, FB posts, Twitter posts and on our digital billboards.
Remember, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. We thank you for supporting this initiative.

TPSD's "Take 20" Tip of the Week

When your child doesn't understand a sentence he/she is reading, encourage them to use the words around a word to figure out a word or its meaning. (The "Take 2O" campaign encourages parents to listen to their children read aloud 20 mins. daily.)


Looking for more ways to help your child read aloud at home? Click on the following links for some helpful resources.

Take 20 Reading Strategies

Reading at Home: 10 Simple Strategies

Reading Tips for Parents