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February 19, 2015

3 Simple Steps to Social Action

By Christy Crawford
Grades 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12

    Show your digital natives how they can start a mini reading revolution. To start, watch the Usher webcast and the 60-second video below with your students. In three simple steps, young readers can find email addresses for their local representative and submit a class letter about the power and possibilities that reading brings. Once students submit their "call to action," they'll receive an email confirmation from Scholastic. Within a few hours after that, they'll receive an email in return from their local member of Congress. Watch the videos and start writing! 

     

    Show your digital natives how they can start a mini reading revolution. To start, watch the Usher webcast and the 60-second video below with your students. In three simple steps, young readers can find email addresses for their local representative and submit a class letter about the power and possibilities that reading brings. Once students submit their "call to action," they'll receive an email confirmation from Scholastic. Within a few hours after that, they'll receive an email in return from their local member of Congress. Watch the videos and start writing! 

     

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