January is Maryland Reading Month

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:50am

Northfield is excited to celebrate Maryland Reading Month in January to celebrate Northfield's awesome readers and writers.  See below for a list of planned activities.

January 2nd

Students take "The Reader's Oath" together.


Week of January 8th

Rotation Reading Week- The Kindergarten team will continue their tradition of Mystery Readers.  Students in grades 1-5 will have the opportunity to hear other staff members favorite stories read to them periodically throughout the week. 


Week of January 15th

Kids Reading to Kids Week- Third graders will read to kindergarten students, fourth graders will read to first graders, and fifth graders will read to second graders througout the week.


Week of January 22nd

Reading Jeopardy Week-  The morning announcements will be filled with challenging reading questions for classrooms to answer.  The answers and winning classes will be announced each afternoon.


January 31st

Read Me Day- Students are encouraged to wear something readable--- a shirt with words on it will do!


Fridays in January

Each homeroom teacher will nominate one student per week that has shown phenomenal effort in reading and writing throughout the week.  The names will be read over the morning announcements on Fridays and students will be given a certificate to recognize their outstanding effort.