After-school Programs

SHARE LITERACY AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS PROVIDE:

Playing Charades and other Activities - Vocabulary Development

Questioning Strategies - Higher-Level Thinking Skills (These include comprehension, reflection, analogical questions)

Readers' Theater - Reading Fluency, Comprehension and Group Participation

Making Paper-Bag or Finger Puppets and/or Felt-Board Characters - Creative Expression


Kids Reading The Farmer's Wife

North Star Academy

Left, young people from North Star Academy in Newark, NJ, read The Farmer's Wife by Idries Shah to children at The Harriet Tubman School in Newark. North Star students Takisha and Cabrina decided to volunteer to help at-risk 1st and 2nd graders build a passion for reading.



Camp Fire USA

Since 2004 Hoopoe home literacy kits have been part of Camp Fire USA WRAPers (Winners Reaching Amazing Potential), a popular afterschool program directed by the Long Beach Area Council of Camp Fire USA. This program has been possible thanks to the Long Beach Area Council and with help from the Long Beach Unified School District and several Long Beach charitable foundations.

Kids wearing makup for a play
WRAPers at John Muir Elementary School, Long Beach, CA, prepare theatre production of The Lion Who Saw Himself in the Water for a recent parent participation night.



Picnic while listening to a story

Mercy Housing
of San Francisco

Left, children have a picnic lunch while listening to a reading of The Clever Boy and the Terrible, Dangerous Animal.


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