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How many eyes

on a spider?
What kind of
dinosaurs eat
meat? Where is
By Ms. Shields
Italy? Thank
you mom!
25 Good
Reasons
to Read
Why do you want to READ?
• You will be able to write down and share all of your fantastic ideas!
• You will be able to write down the direction on how to take care of your pet bird when
you go on vacation.
• You will be able to read those little notes teachers write on your papers.
• You will be able to find out how many days until your birthday.
• You will be able to become an astronaut or a teacher.
• You will be able to find your country on the globe.
• You will be able to enter the contest on the cereal box.
• You will be able to become an actor because you can read your lines.
• You will be able to find out when the next train leaves for Disney World.
• You will be able to make words in your alphabet soup.
• You will be able to read the rules of the game so no one can cheat.
• You will be able to read your new friend’s name tag in case you forget it.
• You will be able to make the grocery list for dad.
• You will be able to write down all of the fun things you did on vacation.
• You will be able to find out who hit the most home runs.
• You will be able to find interesting facts like spiders have eight eyes!
• You will be able to tell which dinosaurs are meat eaters without looking at their teeth.
Reading can lead you to
discover buried treasure!
I’m getting
sleepy.

You will be able


to find out why
bears hibernate
in the winter.
We use a
fire hydrant!
It will help
you discover
where fire
trucks get
their water.
You will be
able to play
scrabble with
Grandma.

C A T
N
You will be able to read directions
from your house to the zoo.

Directions:
Turn right, then left.
The zoo is at the end
of the block.
You will be able to
find out what
elephants eat for
supper.

FACT: If an
elephant had a
choice between
peanuts and an
orange. They
would eat the
orange.
You will be able to solve mysteries
like: How do some birds talk?

Polly
want a
cracker.
You will be able to write to the
Principal to ask him if we can have
longer recess!
You will be able to find your favorite
book in the media center.
When you read you can forget
about feeling angry or sad.
You will be able
to read to your
little sister.
You will be able to read the kids
menu without any help!
If someone tells you a crazy story
you can find out if it’s true.
You will be able to write little notes
to your friends and family.
Cindy

Cell phone

laptop

horse
You will be able to send get well
cards to cheer up sick friends.
You will know how to read an
envelope to see if any mail is for you.
You won’t have to ask
mom, what does this
postcard say?

Wish
you
were
here!

Name
Address
City, State, Zip
You can text home to let mom
know you will be late getting home
from the birthday party.
You can instant message friends to
find if they won the soccer game.

SoccerGirl: We won did u?


DramaQueen: We did too!
You will be able to find very funny
jokes to make your friends laugh.

Why did the


chicken cross
the road?
You will be able to read the comics.

Spaghetti
My favorite!
You will become an amazing story
teller once you start reading.

With purple
and blue
It was the
wings…
biggest bug I
ever saw!
You will be able to read
silly rhymes.

Galoompagalots Trilby’s
favorite rhyme.

Diddle diddle dumpling,


my son John
went to bed with his trousers on,
one shoe off and one shoe on,
diddle diddle dumpling,
my son John.
You will be able to learn the words
to your favorite song.