Speech Connection, LLC





Reading Programs

Speech Connection’s Free Storytime Event July 12th at Barnes & Noble South Tampa. 

Join us for a free storytime at Barnes and Noble Bookstore in South Tampa located at 213 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33609 on July 12th at 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM for an hour each session. This is an introduction to our Summer Reading and Writing Programs for the K-3rd Grade.

Come to Barnes and Noble to meet other parents and children who love and want to read. This is for K-3rd graders. We will read the book “Going on a Bear Hunt”. Children will get a chance to write the alphabet and their name, do an alphabet letter match puzzle or rhyme puzzle and draw a picture of the story they just heard during the hour event. You can stay afterward to discuss our reading and writing program or ask any questions about speech and language development.  Please bring children from K-3rd grade for the storytime event. You may also bring other children and adults as well. The store would like to see that this event is much needed in order to do more future events.

Summer Reading and Writing Program 2019. We are taking registration for Session 2 in both Locations now! 

Come join us for our five-week summer reading and writing program. Perfect for students who want to: get ahead on their skills for the next school year, learn new skills, improve reading fluency, improve comprehension, improve vocabulary inventory, phonics, spelling and writing skills.

         We are providing two types of summer reading programs.

  1. K-6th Grade Summer Reading Program. This is an Orton-Gillingham based 5- week reading program. This program is perfect for students:
  • Who are entering the K-6th grade who want to get a head start on their reading and writing skills for the upcoming school year,
  • Who want to maintain their reading and writing skills from the previous school year,
  • Who have been diagnosed with Dyslexia.
  1. K-12th Grade/College Specialized Group Program for children and adults who need more of an individualized program. A test will be administered before the program starts to determine the student’s reading and writing level. This is an Orton-Gillingham based reading program that is perfect for:
  • Students with high functioning autism and are behind in their reading and writing skills
  • Students with speech and language disorders such as articulation disorders.
  • Students in the 7th to 12th grade.
  • Adults that want to improve their reading and writing skills and
  • Students with Dyslexia.

These sessions are located at:

Speech Connection

1936 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Suite 204,

Tampa, FL 33607.

  1. K-6th Grade Summer Reading Program List and Schedule. Each Session will be 2 hours.
  • Early Readers Group (K-1st Grade). For children entering Kindergarten and 1st grade.
  • Primary Readers Group (2nd-3rd Grade). For children entering the 2nd and 3rd grade.
  • Book Club 1 (3rd-4th Grade). For children entering 3rd and 4th Grade.
  • Book Club 2 (5th-6th Grade). For children entering the 5th and 6th

         K-6th Summer Reading Program Summer Session 1:  On Saturdays June 1-29, 2019.

  • Early Readers (K-1st Grade): 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Primary Readers (2-3rd Grade): 11:15 AM to 1:15 PM
  • Book Club 1 (3rd-4th Grade): 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Book Club 2 (5th-6th Grade): 4:15 PM to 6:15 PM

         K-6th Summer Reading Program Session 2: On Saturdays starting July 13 to Aug. 10, 2019.

  • Early Readers (K-1st Grade): 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. We are reading: “Going on a Bear Hunt” and “The Little Mouse, The Big Hungry Bear, and the Red Ripe Strawberry.”
  • Primary Readers (2-3rd Grade): 11:15 AM to 1:15 PM. We are reading: “Going on a Bear Hunt” and “The Little Mouse, The Big Hungry Bear, and the Red Ripe Strawberry.”
  • Book Club 1 (3rd-4th Grade): 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. We are reading: “The Hundred Dresses.”
  • Book Club 2 (5th-6th Grade): 4:15 PM to 6:15 PM. We are reading: “A Dog’s Life.”
  1. The 7-12th Grade/College Specialized Summer Reading Group: This program will be during the week for 5 days, on the dates listed below. Each Session will be 2 hours from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
  • 7th-8th Grade: June: 5, 7, 12, 14, 17.
  • 9th-10th Grade: June: 19, 21, 24, 26, 28
  • 11th-12th Grade: July 10,12, 17. 19, 22
  • Adults/College Students: July 24, 26, 29, 31, Aug 2nd.

These Sessions below are located in St. Petersburg.

Speech Connection

926 16th St. N.

Suite 3

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Early Readers (K-1st Grade) on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 5 days or 10 hrs at 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM starting July 16th, 18th, 23rd 25th and July 30th.  “Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Can Type” and “Sheep in a Jeep” books.

Primary Readers (2-3rd Grade) on Tuesdays and some Saturdays at 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM July 23rd, 30th, August 6th, August 17th, August 24th.  “Going on a Bear Hunt”, “Little Mouse, The Big Hungry Bear and the Red Ripe Strawberry” books.

Book club 1-2 (3rd-6th Grade and/or 7th to 12 graders) Thursdays at 5-7 PM July 18th, 25th, Aug 1st, Aug 8th, and Aug 15th.  Please call to register. We can combine both book clubs because it is the same type of work except, they are reading different books. If a child is older than 6th grade and at a higher reading level, we can also do another specialized reading program for 7th to 12th graders and add them to this group.

Book Club 1 is for 3rd-4th graders and we are reading “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days”.

Book Club 2 is for 5th and 6th graders and we are reading “A Dog’s Life.”

For the book clubs, you will need to purchase a book or borrow a book from the library. The children will need to read their books at home, we will discuss them in class. Students will need to bring the book with them to find answers to fill out their interactive notebooks. You can purchase books or just borrow a book from the library. Barnes and Noble have most of our books in stock.

St. Pete Session 3:

K-1 Early Readers 8:00-10:00 AM: Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1 Saturday on Aug 1st, Aug 6th, Aug 8th, Aug 13th, and August 17th.  We can also make up a session on August 24th. We are reading “Going on a Bear Hunt”, “Little Mouse, The Big Hungry Bear and the Red Ripe Strawberry” books.

How to secure your spot and sign up:

If you are interested in the St. Pete classes please let us know by July 5th, 2019. You can pay by check, money order or credit/debit card.  Please send us an e-mail back if you are interested and I will send you the invoice from read@speechconnectionfl.com. We are doing a free event at Barnes and Noble bookstores and we expect these classes to fill up fast.

If you are interested in any of these programs, please contact us at 813-579-2212 and/or via e-mail at read@speechconnectionfl.com with your name, student’s name and contact information.  

 

LET’S  HAVE FUN READING THIS SUMMER!