Family Literacy Resources

Welcome, students and families! Making reading a fun and natural activity is the key to learning, and we hope these resources help support literacy in your home. This page includes printable versions of our take-home reading journals, as well as additional activities and resources.

Student Activities/Printables

New 2021 Elementary Reading Journal
New 2021 Secondary Reading Journal
Elementary Reading Journal
Secondary Reading Journal
Mindfulness Tic-Tac-Toe

Student Activity Guides

Parent and Caregiver Resources

Quick Tips for Reading Success at Home
Letter to Parents
Elementary Family Literacy Resources
Secondary Family Literacy Resources
Discussion Guide
Ideas and Resources for Making at Home
Maker Education and Maker-Spacing Your Home
Ways to Manage Stress For Yourself & Your Students During Distance Learning

Click here to download Mackin’s summer reading themes!

Links for Parents and Caregivers

NPR – This American Life Podcast– Stories Kids Seem to Like
Radio Lab Podcasts – For Kids
Life Kit Podcast – Raising Awesome Kids
Reading Rockets | Launching Young Readers
Family Literacy Mackin Webinar