LitCamp® Purple Bunk Grades 5-6

LitCamp® Purple Bunk Grades 5-6

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Key Features


LitCamp® is a one-of-a-kind partnership between Scholastic, LitWorld, and author and renowned literacy advocate Pam Allyn. Originally conceived as a means to prevent the “summer literacy slide,” the LitCamp® program can be used at any point during the year as an effective extended learning curriculum that cultivates students' confidence and aptitude for reading, critical thinking, and learning.
LitCamp® program comes complete with practical, dynamic lesson plans; cross-content texts; and creative group activities for a holistic, fun, and effective approach to literacy instruction.
The 4-8 week LitCamp® program combines innovative, research-based curricula with an engaging and interactive summer camp structure and includes...
• Easy-to-use lessons that reinforce grade-level reading, writing, speaking, and listening objectives.
• Diverse and motivating read -alouds texts to share in every lesson plus additional copies of the texts for campers' use
• Leader's Guide instructional support and assessment tools.
• Take home book options and tips of family engagement provided so children can bring literacy home
• Wristbands for each camper to help build a sense of belonging to a community of readers
• LitCamp®er Portfolio give campers a place to keep and preserve their work
• Professional Book Every Child a Super Reader (Scholastic 2015) authored by Pam Allyn and Dr. Ernest Morrell
LitCamp®'s innovative model incorporates the whole learning life of the child, including engagement skills and social-emotional development.
Literacy skills:
• Fluency
• Comprehension
• Analysis

Engagement skills:
• Stamina
• Motivation
• Independence

Social-Emotional Development:
• Bolstering one's self-concept
• Building resilience
• The 7 Strengths*

*The LitCamp® curriculum revolves around seven core values that are identified in literature, exemplified in activities, and explored in discussion. This foundation prepares and encourages students to embrace future challenges. The 7 Strengths include belonging, friendship, kindness, curiosity, confidence, courage, and hope.
LitCamp® Purples Bunk Grades 5-6 Components ideal for Recently Completed Fifth Graders include:
150 Paperback Trade Books (10 titles*; 15 copies each)
LitCamp® Leader's Guide
LitCamp®er Portfolio Folder (15 copies)
LitCamp®ers Wristbands (15 each)
Every Child a Super Reader Professional Book written by Pam Allyn and Dr. Ernest Morrell
Author bio:
PAM ALLYN is a world-renowned literacy expert, advocate, and author. Her books include Every Child a Super Reader (Scholastic) co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell, Child's Writing Life (Avery), Best Books for Boys (Scholastic), and The Complete Year in Reading and Writing, a K-5 series (Scholastic). Allyn is a national leader in the field of professional development and speaks globally on the learning lives of children and young adults.
*LitCamp® Purple Bunk books include:
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain
Long Shot (Comeback Kids)
I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters
How Strong Is It?
Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street, The
Crossing Bok Chitto
Nelson Mandela
Little Red Writing

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About the Author

Pam Allyn
is a leading literacy expert, an award-winning global advocate, author and speaker for the power of literacy to change the lives of young people. She is also the founding director of LitWorld, pioneering game-changing initiatives impacting millions of children and young adults, including LitCamp and World Read Aloud Day.

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Product Details

  • Item #: NTS834054
  • ISBN13: 9781338340549
  • Format: Collections and Libraries
  • Grades: 5 - 6
  • Funding Type:
    Title I, Part A,
    Title II, Part B, LEARN,
    Title III,
    Title IV, Part A, SSAEG,
    Title IV, Part B, 21st CCLC

LitCamp® Purple Bunk Grades 5-6

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