brainpress bookclub
Fostering a love for reading and writing through a fun and engaging weekly after-school program!

The book we’ll be reading in our book club . . .

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Program Overview

14 week program

March 5th through June 4th; Students will be meeting once per week on Thursday afternoons from 5:00-6:30pm to read as a class, followed by active discussion and a reading comprehension/writing activity. No classes on 04/09 & 04/16.

For Grades 3 & 4

A child’s reading skills are important to their success in school as they will allow them to access the breadth of the curriculum and improve their communication and language skills.

Small Class Sizes

The class will be capped at 12 students in order to maximize the delivery of educational material.

Aligned with Common Core (CCSS)

All books and activities are carefully chosen to have meaning and purpose, and are aligned with CCSS.

The enrichment program designed to reinforce CSS standards! make reading fun! help build strong vocabularies! strengthen reading & writing skills! increased confidence!

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Sharpens the mind by improving memory & focus

Concentrating on the words and the story line stimulates the part of the brain that is responsible for concentration and critical analysis.

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Increases vocabulary & strengthens writing abilities

Through hearing stories, children are exposed to a wide range of words. This helps them build their own vocabulary and improve their understanding when they listen, which is vital as they start to build their reading and writing skills.

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Enhances imagination & provides positive social interaction

In addition, reading can be a fun and imaginative time for children, as they immerse themselves into new worlds and embody various characters alongside their fellow classmates!

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