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Writing: The Twin Branch Writing Committee will be regularly posting and updating a list of writing contests and programs in which students may participate:
PBS Kids Go! Writer’s Contest Kindergarten through third graders may enter.
American Library of Poetry Ongoing poetry contest.
Parents – Always read all of the rules and guidelines before entering your child’s work in a writing contest. If there is a fee for entering, it should be small (under $10) and you should not be required to purchase anything in order to enter.
Reading:Here is a list of Reading programs, Library links, and more to enhance your Reading experience:
Lexile.com Use your lexile level to find just right books. Did you know you can create and print out a bookbag to take with you to the library?
Shelfari A premier social network for people who love books!
Reading Rockets-Launching Young Readers Lots of ideas and reading lists
Reading Comprehension: Online comprehension stories and tests. Also some tests for popular books.
ELC Study Zone Two reading comprehension stories with quiz and activities
Pearson-Longman Comprehension Stories and questions grades 1-8
Book Adventure Find comprehension tests for popular books.