Hands-On Reading and Activity Center
Teacher: Gia Sullivan
School: Lincoln Elementary
My students had asked me for a reading area since the beginning of the year. Until we received this grant we just had a small rug, a small bookshelf, and a few books. Since creating the reading center, my students are always asking to go read. Because reading center privileges are reserved for students with good behavior and have completed quality work, the students ensure they are on task and follow classroom procedures even better! There is never a time a student is in need of a book to read, we have three full bookshelves. Another extra benefit of our reading center is we are able to use it for an “emotional time-out’ area when a student feels overwhelmed, over-stimulated, or upset and wants a place to compose themselves. Thank you so much!