* Keep a summer journal-include photos or drawings.
* Visit the public library and check out some good books. Read every day!
* Listen to books on tape (also available at the library)
* Read aloud with your child. Have your child do a project connected with the book, such as drawing a picture, writing a poem, making a project, or writing another chapter for the book.
*Discuss books with your child. Here are some questions you can use.
• What part of the book did you enjoy the most?
• What did you find interesting?
• Was anything confusing to you in the reading?
• Tell me about the main character/s in the story?
• What kind of person is s/he?
• Where does the story take place?
• What is the problem in the story?
• What events lead up to the problem being solved? Was it solved? How?
• Could this story really happen?
*Have your child write a letter to a teacher or friend.
* Enroll in a summer camp-many options are available in Ann Arbor. Check the Ann Arbor Rec and Ed. Dept., YMCA, Leslie Science Center, Ann Arbor Art Center, and the many public parks and pools.
*Play games with English speaking friends.
E Book Reading Program Epic A Library at Your Child’s Fingertips
This is a website filled with many leveled books to read - $4.99 / month
*Most camps are for students ages 5-12 years
- Rec and Ed camps - http://aarecedsummer.weebly.com
- YMCA camps - http://www.annarborymca.org/camps.php
- Leslie Science Center camps http://www.lesliesnc.org
- Museum of Natural History Camp Explorations email@example.com.