Key Takeaways:

  • During summer, many students experience the summer slide—a decline in critical academic skills related to reading and writing.
  • To stop the summer slide, it’s important that students have access to high-quality learning resources they find interesting and engaging.
  • My Books Summer Take-Home Packs offer an effective summer learning solution that is customizable and affordable.

Many students experience a decline in critical academic skills related to reading and writing over the summer. Often referred to as the summer slide or summer learning loss, this setback in learning can have an enormous impact on your students’ academic achievement and success.

For teachers, encouraging students to remain focused on learning and reviewing reading and writing skills throughout the summer is a top priority. And with My Books Summer Take-Home Packs from Scholastic, teachers have a wonderful resource to keep kids reading and writing all summer long. With this effective, affordable, and customizable learning solution you can help turn the summer slide into the summer leap!

Each take-home pack is customized by grade level and includes high-interest fiction and nonfiction books that reflect the diversity, interests, and reading levels of each of your students, as well as reading and writing activities to keeps your students engaged. There are also Spanish packs and theme packs, which include a wide range of topics such as STEM, literary elements, and health and wellness. They not only reinforce learning and advanced reading skills, they also help narrow the cumulative achievement gap, too.

Just because students aren’t in the classroom over the summer, doesn’t mean learning has to stop. The perfect start to summer reading, My Books Summer Take-Home Packs are a great way to ensure your students have access to high-quality resources, so they can remain engaged in reading and writing all summer long! For more teaching tools to help put an end to summer learning loss, check out these other summer learning resources from Scholastic.