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Summer Reading Information for Students
Summer Reading Information for Students
Posted on 05/06/2019

We are committed to high performance! Therefore, we want our students reading every day this summer to ensure they return ready for the learning that awaits them. We are encouraging ALL parents to take pictures and/or videos of your children reading any book, magazine, etc. this summer and post the pictures to social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter; be sure to use the hashtag -- #claytonreads and tag us on Twitter: @morceasebeasley  @DrEbonyELA

Clayton Reads in Every Season: Summer Reading Lists

Clayton Reads in Every Season! Continue learning this summer by reading books of interest that will help develop reading skills. Students who return in August with their reading log will receive a special reward. Remember, readers are achievers!

Summer Reading Goal:

Parents and students are encouraged to:

  • Read every day for at least 30 minutes.
  • Read at least 1 book each week including both fiction and nonfiction.
  • Print and complete a Reading Log linked below:
  • Visit a Clayton County Public Library branch to check out books. [Clayton Library Website]

Personalized Reading List:

• Visit the "Find a Book" website [Click Here] and match your child's abilities and interests.

Reading Lists:

Students Entering Grades K-2 
Students Entering Grades 3-5 
Students Entering Grades 6-8 
Students Entering Grades 9-12

*​Grades 9-12: Summer Learning and Reading Opportunity: Achieve3000

Through June 30th, students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to utilize the Achieve3000 digital platform to select and read high-interest, informational articles aligned to their reading level.  In addition to improving their reading comprehension skills, students will be able to improve their critical thinking, writing, and vocabulary skills through the five-step literacy routine for each lesson.  Students will continue to have access to Achieve3000 through the CCPS portal, which is located at the following URL: 

Parents are highly encouraged to be involved in their children's reading by both helping them make appropriate selections they will enjoy and making reading a daily activity in the home.