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March is National Reading Month - Let's Celebrate!

Detroit Public Schools Community District is celebrating National Reading Month.  In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, March is designated as National Reading Month - a month to motivate Americans of all ages to read every day. Below are some ways you can encourage and inspire joyful reading this month. 

myON Reader Application 

Renaissance myON® Reader is a student-centered, personalized literacy environment that gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books. Titles are dynamically matched to each individual student's interests, grade and Lexile® reading level. Combined with a suite of close reading tools and embedded supports, myON Reader fosters student engagement and achievement. Students can use this application to select texts to read for leisure or learn more about the topics covered in their ELA classes within the EL Education curriculum. All DPSCD students have free access to this application through Clever. Click here for directions to utilize Clever and myON. 

Storyline Online  

Storyline Online is a website with read-alouds performed by actors, actresses, and other celebrities such as Angela Bassett, Kevin Costner, and Oprah Winfrey. Each book also comes with a lesson plan and accompanying questions to engage students after listening to the story. 

At Home Activity Calendar 

Download this calendar to unlock 31 days of reading fun! The March is Reading Month calendar provides a wealth of interesting facts, books, and activities that you and your child will enjoy. March Calendar

 Look for additional exciting National Reading Month activities from your student's school!