News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


Family Literacy Day Brings Families into Schools

photo
Four year old student Kadin Demers and dad Matt enjoy Kadin's favorite book.

January 29, 2011 - Family Literacy Day centres around having fun while learning. To celebrate, the Junior Kindergarten students at St. David Catholic School read books and drew pictures of their favorite characters with their families. All families read, laughed and enjoyed each other's company while talking about literacy and better developing oral language skills.

Pictured is four year old Kadin Demers reading his favorite story with his dad Matt. When asked about the best part of Family Literacy Day, Kadin excitedly responded, “reading the melting story with Daddy, having hot chocolate and wearing my pajama’s to school"!

After the children read with their parents, they had the opportunity to show their family members their performance portfolios which contain all their "best work". The students were able to explain why they chose those pieces for their portfolios.

Lindsay Michel, junior kindergarten teacher states, "It was beautiful to see families reading their favorite books and hearing the students using terms like 'author' and 'illustrator'. The students were very excited to share their hard work in their performance portfolios and speak with their families about what they have been learning. Today, it was a wonderful to see the students and their families share in the joy and appreciation of learning literacy. You could feel that real sense of community that we have at St. David - I was very proud of our students and truly enjoyed the positive relationship building opportunity Family Literacy Day offers schools".

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  The Harmony Movement visited St. Charles College
•  SCC Staff and Students Welcome International Students with Open Arms!
•  St. Charles College Student Dana Lewis was crowned Miss Wiikwemkoong
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools Welcome 30 International students!
•  Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
•  3, 2, 1. - these kids are ready for Kindergarten!
•  Welcome barbeque sees new Bears super excited for fresh starts and new beginnings
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools take top school categories in annual competition!
•  Learning Program at Sudbury Catholic Schools continue to benefit students during summer months!
•  Your story begins here! Registration for 2018-2019 will begin in August!
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools celebrate first two graduates from the International Education program!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved