Literacy Activities to Celebrate Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is on Monday January 27. Sit down with your children and read together. Tumblebooks is an online collection of read-along books. The collection features picture books, early readers, chapter books, middle school readers, YA/teen novels, children's classics and Shakespeare plays. Tumblebooks: username: rbe, password: books.

Tuesday January 28 - students will be Creating a Bookmark. Students are asked to introduce this to their families and then create a Bookmark of a book that they read that evening. Prizes will be awarded.

 Wednesday January 29 - Book Exchange. Students are asked to bring any used books to school. The students will then be allowed to choose a book.

 Thursday January 30 - Stop, Drop and Read for 10 minutes. All students at Davin will be stopping to read from 10:20 am to 10:30 am.

From January 27 to February 26, students will be introduced to the Willow books. Shining Willow books ar for K - Gr. 3 students (all these books will be read to the classes). Diamone Willow book are for Gr. 4 - 6 students and Snow Willow books are for students in Gr. 7 - 9. Students are then able to vote on their favourite book by Feb. 26.