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Parent Events » Nature Zone Shared Reading Workshop at Holy Cross

Nature Zone Shared Reading Workshop at Holy Cross

The Nature Zone
Shared Reading Workshop

at Holy Cross

October 13, 2014


Ms. Nivens invited her students in grades 2 through 5 and their parents to an October 13, 2014, Nature Zone Shared Reading and Activity Event.


A naturalist from The Nature Zone brought animals with which the students could interact.

Box Turtle
Bearded Dragon
Rat Snake

Using books from the Home Literacy Packet, Ms. Nivens modeled how parents can do shared reading with children at home.  The books in the Home Literacy Packet are 
  • The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry, and

  • How to Clean a Hippopotamus by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.
At the end of the workshop, Ms. Nivens gave to families the Home Literacy Packets with books and activities. 

Here are some other books on the same topic:


She will be sending Literacy Packets home monthly for at-home shared reading on various topics.

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