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   Use the headings on the left to explore literacy resources and supports for Read to Be Ready, Elementary, Middle, and High School literacy.



Reading Resource Links

K-12 Vocabulary  

Open Ed


 Engage NY

 Storyline Online


 Turtle Diary

 Library of Congress for Kids


Moby Max

 Read Theory




Achieve the Core


National Geographic


Evidence Based Reading Interventions

University of Missouri 




2017 Read to Be Ready Summer Reading Camps

Jefferson County Schools is thrilled to announce that five elementary schools received a Read to Be Ready Summer Reading Grant totaling over $140,000 for the district!  Students entering first, second, and third grades that need extra support in reading were invited to attend the half day program for four weeks this past summer.  Highly effective teachers instructed small groups of children in a positive, engaging, and fun learning environment.  These lucky students received at least six books to take home through the program.  We believe that these summer reading programs will go a long way in both instilling a love for reading in students and in improving reading achievement. Congratulations to Dandridge Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Piedmont Elementary, Rush Strong School, and Talbott Elementary!










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