Summer reading at Applewild is a blend of free choice, guided selections, and a few assignments to keep every student's brain engaged.
In a summer reading rut? Try some of these!
Super fun listening for the whole family!
"Tumble is a science podcast for kids, to be enjoyed by the entire family. We tell stories about science discoveries, with the help of scientists! Join Lindsay and Marshall as they ask questions, share mysteries, and share what science is all about."
The But Why? podcast, hosted by Vermont Public Radio, answers questions posed by kids (you can even submit your own). The last couple of questions were: "How do Mussels Get their Shells", "Why am I Afraid of the Dark", and "Why is Sugar Bad for You".
Each of these podcasts includes a facilitated book discussion with middle school students. They last about 20 minutes - perfect for getting a conversation going on a long car ride. Popular AW titles with podcasts: The Honest Truth, The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and Maniac Magee.