September National Literacy Month Join the HISD Elementary Curriculum and Development Literacy Team in celebrating National Literacy Month by developing the following routines to support literacy: * Silly Song Sundays: Sing silly songs that help build language skills. Oral Story Mondays: One family member tells a story to the rest of the family. Time-Out Tuesdays: Family DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time for 20 minutes. Writing Wednesdays: Write for 15-minutes. Read what you wrote out loud to someone. Think Three Thursdays: Think of three things you learned this week and share these with your family. Friends and Family Fridays: Read to a family member or friend for 20 minutes. Strolling Saturdays: Stroll to the library as a family and discover the many resources available to you. Check out books and other learning tools!