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Family Reading Night

From Scary Stories to Dr. Seuss


Darcy J. Hutchins, Marsha D. Greenfeld, and Joyce L. Epstein

Host family reading nights at your school!

Family Reading Night offers clear and practical ideas and guidelines to help you plan a successful activity to engage families in student success. This book includes all the materials necessary to organize 10 different Family Reading Nights. With themes from Scary Stories to Dr. Seuss, this book helps you create the perfect Family Reading Night for your school.

The enhanced second edition includes connections to common core state standards for reading. It also features an appendix with all of the family activities translated into Spanish.

Why should your school have a Family Reading Night?
  • Encourage students to value (and enjoy!) reading and writing
  • Promote reading and writing outside of the classroom
  • Support family involvement in student achievement
  • Help build positive relationships among educators, parents, and community partners
Inside you’ll find:
  • Descriptions and directions for over 30 different activities
  • Activities organized by month of the school year, so you can quickly find activities that meet your needs
  • Ideas for student performances and presentations
  • Classroom and Home Connection activities
  • An appendix with all of the forms you need, including invitations, registration sheets, and evaluations.
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© 2015 Taylor and Francis

Paperback, 172 pages


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