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ERIC Number: EJ792035
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1049-5851
Stop the Summer Reading Slide
Lundstrom, Meg
Instructor, v114 n8 p20-22, 24, 26 May-Jun 2005
When teachers wave goodbye to their students as they head off for summer vacation, they might just be bidding farewell to some of their hard-won gains in reading skills. The "summer slide" is well-documented by research: Unless students read regularly during the break, they fall behind about three months in their reading achievement. This article presents several strategies on how to keep students reading throughout the summer vacation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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