The Just Read, Florida! office and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), in partnership with other FDOE offices, school districts, state organizations and agencies, are planning the eleventh annual statewide Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 2019 events. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 2019 is scheduled for the week of January 28 – February 1, 2019, so mark your calendars now for this important week of events. The goal of this year’s Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is to promote literacy and excellent reading habits in the students of Florida.

WMS Literacy Week Schedule:

Monday:   Exercise Your Mind…Read! – Wear Gym/Tennis Shoes – Reading in Science Classes

Tuesday:  Word Up – Wear Clothing with Words – Reading in Language Arts Classes

Wednesday:  Get Lost in a Great Book – Wear Camo – Reading in Math Classes

Thursday:  Reading is “Jean”ius – Wear Any Color Jeans – Reading in Enrichment & Reading Classes

Friday:  Team Up with a Good Book – Wear College or Team Shirts – Reading in Social Studies Classes

AR Contest during this week. $25 gift card drawing for each grade level. One winner per grade level. To be eligible to be entered in the drawing, students must take an AR test on their ZPD level and score 80% or better. Fiction books must have at least 80 pages and nonfiction books must have at least 20 pages.

EVERYONE is encouraged to dress up each day and promote reading at school, work, home, EVERYWHERE!!!!