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Read a New Book Month Now’s the time to make your reading journal for this year. Here’s a template you
American Newspaper Month
can use. In your journal make a list of the different types of books you’d like to read 1
this year. Ex. fantasy, mystery. USC vs. Louisiana –
National Ice Cream Sandwich Month Lafayette
Library Card Sign-up Month Go Gamecocks!
Hispanic Heritage Month
2 Write a football 3 Labor Day 4 Create an address 5 Design a trading 6 7 8
story using these No School Today! book for your card for your favorite National Read a Are you still reading Happy Birthday, Ruby
words: orange, black, Clemson vs. Florida classmates, include their book. Show it to your Book Day your book from Bridges!
tiger, fall, yell, State names, phone numbers, school librarian. Which book will you National Read a Book Read Through My Eyes
touchdown, car Go Tigers! and email addresses. read? Day?
9 Grandparents 10 Exercise
11 Solar eclipse 12 Find a book on 13 Happy 14 What was Dr. 15 Be lazy today and
Day. Write a poem today. Write a science legends on astronomy. Birthday, Roald Dahl! Jekyll’s first name? read your book for 30
for your grandparents your brain today. fiction story about a Can you find one about How many of his Read Dr. Jekyll and minutes. Write about it in
or for a special Read for at least 10 solar eclipse. a solar or lunar books have you read? Mr. Hyde to find the your journal.
person. minutes! eclipse? answer.
16 Only one 17 18 Look at a map 19 Talk like a 20 September is 21 22 First auto built in
McDonald’s sells Constitution Day of South Carolina. List 5 Pirate Day! Argh-h! the 9th month. List 9 Read aloud to U.S., 1893 (Duryea
hotdogs. Where is it Visit places you’d visit if you Read a book about a things you’ve someone younger brothers). Design your own
located? http://www.constitution started in Columbia and South Carolina pirate. accomplished this than you. car. Write a press release
day.cc for more traveled clockwise year. about it.
information around the state.
23 24 Read the 25 Draw a
26 The first 27 Write an 28 29 List all the
Autumnal Equinox nutrition label on your televised presidential acrostic poem using Turn off the TV and words you can think of
your home debate aired in 1960.
What is it? Why is it cereal box. What did you the word READING. read your book for 28 that have to do with
learn? Write a newspaper to school. Who are the candidates
important? minutes today. football.
article about it. for the 2008 election?
Reading not only enlarges and challenges the mind; it also engages and exercises the brain. Today’s youth who sits
30 mesmerized by a television screen is not going to be tomorrow’s leader. Television watching is passive. Reading is
Chewing Gum Day.
Read The Chewing
active. –Richard Nixon (1913-1994)