ERIC Number: ED440368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
[America Reads Challenge: Read*Write*Now! Arthur the Aardvark Activity Poster].
American Library Association, Washington, DC.; Reading Is Fundamental, Inc., Washington, DC.; Scholastic Inc., New York, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This Read*Write*Now! activity poster presents, on one side, a colorful image of Arthur the Aardvark encouraging adults and children to share the fun of reading and writing, and, on the other side, 5 fun and challenging activities for reading time. The activities are designed to expand a child's interest in and enthusiasm for reading and writing while also helping to improve these skills. In addition to the activities, there is a brief description of the America Reads Challenge, a monthly calendar of events, and a certificate that can be presented to readers who have reached their reading and writing goals. (RS)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Community Involvement, Literacy, Parent Participation, Primary Education, Program Development, Reading Improvement, Reading Programs, Skill Development, Summer Programs, Writing Exercises
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Washington, DC.; Reading Is Fundamental, Inc., Washington, DC.; Scholastic Inc., New York, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.