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Interactive video lesson plan for: Educators: Learn how to use the Scholastic Summer Challenge

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To register or learn more, visit http://www.scholastic.com/summer

The Scholastic Summer Challenge is a free reading program dedicated to stopping the "Summer Slide" and encouraging kids to read more books this summer. Now in its fifth year, the Summer Challenge invites kids to log the minutes they spend reading as they Read for the World Record. The 20 schools with the most minutes logged will receive recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Book of World Records. Kids can participate in weekly challenges, earn digital rewards, enter sweepstakes to win fabulous prizes, and more.

New for 2011! Easy registration lets teachers register their entire class with just one click!

*Track students' reading progress throughout the summer
*Email parents to let them know students are signed up for the Challenge
*Print a letter to parents to send home with students
*Check the interactive map to see how many minutes other schools have read
*Download summer reading booklists
*Use the Classroom Participation Guide to incorporate the Summer Challenge into lesson plans
*Access more resources and activities.

There's still time to sign up your student for the Scholastic Summer Challenge. The program a is simple, fun and engaging way to motivate your students to embrace summer reading. To register or learn more, visit http://www.scholastic.com/summer

Are your students up for the Challenge?

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