- 1 2013 Underground Summer Reading Workshops
- 1.1 Workshop Presentations
- 1.2 SRP Checklists, Surveys & Steampunk
- 1.3 Literacy Skills- Get Started
- 1.4 Why and How of Literacy Skills
- 1.5 Suggested Books, Fingerplays and Songs
- 1.6 Videos of Storytimes
- 1.7 Handouts for Parents
- 2 Oklahoma Libraries Free Comic Book Day May 18, 2013
- 3 The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education Contest
2013 Underground Summer Reading Workshops
- Underground Workshop Powerpoint presentation presented by Adrienne Butler, Youth Services Consultant [PDF]
- Video of Workshop Presentation on YouTube and Vimeo, an explanation of the new summer reading evaluation, updated April 2013.
- Script, to accompany the Video of Underground Summer Reading Evaluation
- Underground Evaluation, reference only copy of the SurveyMonkey SRP Evaluation form.
- LSTA Procedures 2013, presented by Judy Tirey, ODL LSTA Officer [PDF]
- Permission to Video and Photo for Oklahoma Libraries, form for libraries which includes ODL and IMLS wording.
- Performers Agreement Contract Oklahoma, form for libraries contracting with summer reading performers and includes terms and conditions wording.
SRP Checklists, Surveys & Steampunk
These are pieces of the Summer Reading Evaluation. You are welcome to download, and print them for your checking and counting purposes.
- Types of Programs- All libraries offering a summer reading program check off what type of programs. This is not a count. This can be completed once you have your schedule finalized in April/May.[PDF]
- Outreach checklistAll libraries offering a summer reading program check off the types of outreach they are currently doing to promote summer reading. This is not a count. This can be completed in May.[PDF]
- Literacy Skills count checklist - Libraries that offer an Early Literacy and/or Children’s Program, count the number of skills for each unique storytime and/or program. If you repeat a storytime and/or program only count the skills once. Print or download as many copies as needed. [PDF]
- Literacy Skills Patron Survey– Libraries that offer an Early Literacy and/or Children’s Program submit 2 completed patron surveys. [PDF]
- Teen participation checklist– Libraries that offer a Teen Program or have teen involvement during summer reading check off those assets that apply. This is not a count. This can be completed before or just after your summer reading program.[PDF]
- Search Institute's Assets for Librarians [PDF]
Outside Presenters Only Survey
- Presenters patron survey– Only those libraries that offer outside presenters only for summer reading submit 2 completed surveys. [PDF]
Types of Programs/Activities
- Summer Reading Evaluation flowchart for the visual librarian. [PDF]
- Steampunk presentation[PDF]
Literacy Skills- Get Started
- Oklahoma Reading Sufficiency Act
- Saroj Ghoting, - Early Childhood Literacy
- Betsy Diamant-Cohen, - Mother Goose on the Loose Resources
- Harvard University - Center on the Developing Child
- Pioneer Library System - Growing Like a Read
- Idaho Commission for Libraries - Literacy Stations
- ALSC blog post - "Using Evernote for a Storytime Archive"
Why and How of Literacy Skills
- Suffolk Public Library System - What is Early Literacy?
- Johnson County Library - 6 by 6
- Multnomah County Library - Six Early Literacy Skills
- Multnomah County Library - Brain Development
- CELL - Center for Early Literacy Learning - Printable practitioner guide
- CELL - Video presentations about Early Literacy
- CELL - Printable adaptation guide for disabilities
- Suffolk's 9 second rule
- Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Early Literacy newsletters
- Mem Fox's Read-Aloud Commandments
- Choice Literacy Using Picture Books to Spice Up Vocabulary Instruction
- Reach Out and Read Literacy milestones for children English, Spanish[PDF]
Suggested Books, Fingerplays and Songs
- Reach Out and Read Choosing books for children
- Letter Knowledge
- Print Motivation
- Print Awareness
- Narrative Skill
- Phonological Awareness
- Allen County Public Library Booklists for all skills
- King County Library System's Booklists, finglerplays, literacy checklists for parents, and more
- King County Library System's Fingerplays, Rhymes and Songs
- Saroj Ghoting's Storytime Share, includes parental asides
- Nerdy Book Club Top Ten Wordless Picture Books
Videos of Storytimes
- Library of Virginia's Youtube videos of storytime examples, scroll down
Handouts for Parents
- CELL - Printable handouts for parents, English
- CELL - Printable handouts for parents, Spanish
- CELL - Videos for parents
Oklahoma Libraries Free Comic Book Day May 18, 2013
- Bedazzled Mask [PDF, legal size]
- Bedazzled Mask Image [jpeg]
- Black Mask [PDF, legal size]
- Black Mask Image[jpeg]
- Blue Mask[PDF, legal size]
- Blue Mask Image[jpeg]
- Red Mask[PDF, legal size]
- Red Mask Image[jpeg]
- Children's Poster, Legal[PDF, legal size]
- Children's Poster, Letter [PDF, letter size]
- Children's Poster Image[jpeg]
The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education Contest
- 2013 Flyer, [PDF]
The Oklahoman’s Summer Reading Contest, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ statewide program, encourages children to read during the summer. The Summer Reading Contest is open to ages 5-12 and runs each Sunday from June 2 - July 21. The deadline for entries is July 31.
If you are between 5 and 12 years old, you could win prizes! Eight weekly winners (one from each week) will be selected to receive a set of books. A grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the contest to receive an e-Reader courtesy of The Oklahoman. The grand prize winner’s local library will also receive $250 worth of children’s books.
Activities will be published every Sunday in The Oklahoman and in the green box on the homepage of the Newspapers In Education program at beginning June 2. The activities will also be available at most public libraries. Complete an entry by clearly filling in the sections below, clipping each week’s entry form from The Oklahoman each Sunday, or typing the entry information into an email.
Submit your entries for the Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Contest:
- • By mail to The Oklahoman: Newspapers In Education, P.O. Box 25611, Oklahoma City, OK 73125.
- • By email from a parent or guardian’s email address to Summer@newsok.com.
- • By hand to your local library.