Literacy at FMCS

At FMCS we are very focused on not only teaching our students to learn to read, but helping them to develop a lifelong love of reading as well.

Some of our current strategies include:

  • The Time to Read Club
  • Comfortable Student Reading Nooks
  • Books and Blankets
  • Super Hero Reading Club
  • Library challenges
  • Read with the Principal Program
  • Daily DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) Time
  • Student School Wide Book Swap  
  • Monday Read Aloud
  • School Literacy Team
  • All teachers certified in and practising current methodologies including the Balanced Literacy Program
  • Language Arts Focus Groups and in class activities
  • Partipation in events such as the Guiness Book of World Records Reading Challenge
  • Bookfairs
  • Linking with Local Agencies
  • Author Visits
  • Guest Readers
  • Intervention Programs
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go" - Dr. Seuss