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Summer Reading Program 2020 With Spelling and Phonics

Summer Reading Program 2020

Summer Reading Program 2020

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Summer Reading Program 2020

Help Your Kids Become Strong, Confident Readers with Our Summer Reading Program

  • Step-by-step at-home and online lessons
  • Fun and engaging short, daily activities
  • Carefully selected reading selections and questions
  • Grade-appropriate spelling lessons
  • Research-proven reading fluency training
  • Card games that get the whole family involved
Short, Daily Activities

45-60 Minutes a Day

Fit the program into your schedule, let your kids still be kids!

Weekly Reading Program

Weekly Reading Program

4 Days a week with an optional Friday.

Online Reading Program

Online

Access the program from anywhere.

Video Spelling Lessons

Video and Audio Lessons

Watch short video lessons each week.

Weekly Schedule

Weekly Schedule

We tell you exactly what you should be working on each day.

Help and Support

Help and Support

Contact us for tips and tricks along the way.

Parent

“We have seen our boys grow in ways we never thought possible. Thank you so much for creating such a wonderful program that’s so effective!”

Parent

“My son’s words per minute increased by 17%, and his mistakes decreased, and this is only the first week. I can’t believe he had that much progress already!”

Parent

“The videos made all the difference in the world. The spelling videos showed me step by step the structure. You really made spelling easy for my kids.”

Parent

“Thanks for your help throughout this process. You are so responsive whenever I have a question or concern.”

Build Foundational Reading Skills

This summer reading program is about targeting and building foundational skills that are necessary to become a successful reader.

This reading program focuses on building phonemic awareness, reading fluency, comprehension, and improving the ability to decode and encode words. We work on visualization, note-taking, critical thinking, and more.

When you take a holistic approach to reading, you can dramatically improve your reading skills not just in school, but in life.

Student Results

Below are the student averages of elementary grade students using programs and materials designed by Scholar Within’s Bonnie Terry, M.Ed., BCET.

Student Research Reading Fluency
Student Research Reading Comprehension

Learning Expert Bonnie Terry, M.Ed., BCET

Designed by Learning Expert Bonnie Terry, M.Ed., BCET

Bonnie Terry is a board-certified educational therapist with over 35 years of experience. She has helped thousands of students across the globe improve their reading skills whether they are gifted or are having difficulties.

Bonnie Terry has been featured on…

CBS, FOX, ABC, NBC, and Microsoft Partners in Learning

Reviews from Parents

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    This is great a summer reading program. My son has really improved his reading comprehension skills. Thank you, Bonnie Terry, for designing such a great course.

    – Ketul P.

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    Scholar Within has been an amazing resource for my 8-year-old twins this summer. I was so worried about what to do during this summer. It has been great to see how far they have come. They definitely enjoyed how interactive it has been, not just reading. I have recommended this to many of my friends.

    – Danielle D.

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    I enrolled both my sons in the Reading Program this summer. It made such a huge difference for my son who has learning disabilities when we did the summer program two years ago. His teacher was amazed at the improvement in his fluency and comprehension (going into Grade 5). The team has been so flexible with “pausing” our program for a couple of weeks while we are away on vacation too. Note taking is such a key skill that is not really taught here in Ontario, Canada. I think this course will help my kids not fall behind from missing 3 months of school due to COVID 19. I am a poor substitute teacher, but I have confidence that Bonnie’s system is evidence-based, so I just have to follow instructions. Very glad to be able to access this course for homeschooling this summer!

    – Caroline L.

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    Last summer my 3 kids were enrolled in both Scholar Within and another major reading program. Scholar Within had more fun activities and games and really focused on building the underlying skills to really prepare for the upcoming year. The other program didn’t build skills in the same way, and was less interactive in my home.

    – Tricia L.

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    We are currently working on week 5 of our program. We really like it and are seeing benefits already. Thank you!

    – Melinda G.

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    The Monday exercise of reading and taking notes followed with questions on those selections on Wednesday is a really great help for my kids. This lets them work on their comprehension skills. It has made a big difference! The whole program has been a good experience for us. Thank you very much!

    – Sabrina D.

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    Thank you for partnering with me to help my daughters improve their reading skills. They are really enjoying your program and are excited about becoming more confident readers. I am loving it already! I signed up my twin daughters, who are homeschooled.

    – Lisa G.

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    I really do like the reading fluency drills. They are making a difference for my son. They are so easy to fit into our day. The thing we didn’t like was all the printing we had to do each week.

    – Cynthia B.

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    My son is doing well and shows improvements with the reading drills each day. He is also doing well with all the work that is presented. His overall work is improving too. He’s even able to find spelling errors now. Woohoo!

    – Jennifer P.

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    Thanks for your help throughout this process. You are so responsive whenever I have a question or concern. I see activities on the different levels for my kids which makes them easy to follow. This has been an awesome experience for our family.

    – Kameron F.

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    Jake is doing well and enjoying the program. I’m so pleased with how he has improved and that he likes doing our sessions! Thanks so much!

    – Cathy H.

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    We are really liking the summer reading program. I appreciate that you moved my daughter’s level to make the program even more effective for her. Thanks so much.

    – Wendy F.

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    I did find the videos and activities interesting. There was a bit too much printing for me.

    – Megan W.

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    We really loved the program. Thanks so much for all of the neat assignments and games to enhance executive function skills.

    – Calvin T.

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    Even when I’m not sure how to reason/explain to my son about a reading comprehension answer, all I have to do is ask you. You are so good at giving quick replies that are easy for me to tell my son. Thank you!

    – Niiro T.

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    My children took the Scholar Within summer reading program. I was impressed with how user-friendly and intuitive the program is.

    – Wendi L.

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    Your program has so many great things in it. The plan for an excursion was a brilliant idea! We made a trip to the Children’s Museum in Indianapolis and to the Science Museum in St. Louis. I have seen improvements and I have gained insight into how my daughter reads and processes (or lack thereof) the reading assignments. Thank you so very much! The whole-brain approach to improving reading has been very insightful.

    – Christine P.

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    My son’s first drill trend is definitely going in the right direction. His words per minute increased by 17%, and his mistakes decreased, and this is only the first week. I can’t believe he had that much progress already. Thank you for this program and thanks so much for being available for questions, too!

    – Katherine W.

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    The videos made all the difference in the world. The spelling videos showed me step by step the structure. You really made spelling easy for my kids. I just keep working with the video, the spelling, the way you explain it, they watch it over and over. It really sinks in. Your materials help build their self-esteem up. They’re short quick activities. You can get so much done in half an hour.

    – Regina A.

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    My daughter is begging me to do your reading program again to strengthen her skills. The guides for note-taking and how to pick out important information was only second to the fun activities each day last year. We look forward to seeing what’s in store for this year!

    – Amy D.

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