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Read Across America

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

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Positions0 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
March 2nd is Read Across America Day! The University of Memphis Student Leadership and Involvement Office, Student Government Association, and Tiger Athletics are partnering up for this annual event that celebrates the life and work of Dr. Seuss by promoting the importance of childhood literacy. Volunteers will go to a local school to read to elementary school classrooms and share their journey to college and their college experience. For questions and additional info, please email Zach Carr (zcarr@memphis.edu) or Brian Deal (btdeal@memphis.edu). 

 

 


Requirements
Must be University of Memphis student or employee.
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60 Positions Filled | 23 Impacts | 23 Hours

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Shifts (13)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 8:30AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 9:15AM
You will be reading to their 1st & 2nd grade classes. It is approximately 20 students per class.

If you have your own Dr. Seuss book to bring they would appreciate that.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

535 Zach Curlin St., Memphis, TN 38111
10/10Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 10:00AM
Read Dr. Seuss books to their K-5 classes and discuss how important reading is in college. Must be able to wear Tiger gear during this shift.

*If you would like, and are available, you can sign up for the 10-11am shift as well!

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

680 Hanley St., Memphis, TN 38114
7/10Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 9:00AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 10:00AM
Read a book to elementary students and discuss your college experience and the steps you took to get there.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site

4290 Chuck Ave, Memphis, TN 38118
7/10Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 9:20AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 10:05AM
Read to their kindergarten class and answer questions from teachers and students.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

4840 Chickasaw Road, Memphis, TN 38117
6/6Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 9:30AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 10:30AM
Read to K-2nd Grade (English as a second language and special education classes included) classes and share your college experience with the students!

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

Arrive by 9:20AM, park on the Clearbrook side of the street. Check in at the front office with the student facilitator and they will direct you to your classroom., 4989 Cromwell Ave., Memphis, TN 38118
3/17Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 10:00AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 11:00AM
Read Dr. Seuss books to their K-5 classes and discuss how important reading is in college. Must be able to wear Tiger gear during this shift.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

680 Hanley St., Memphis, TN 38114
4/10Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 11:00AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 12:00PM
For their K-1 grade classes you will be reading a story to the class. For their 2-5 grade classes you will read either a short poem or story, along with talking about your college experience. You may also bring in a nonfiction article you are reading and talk about that. A Q/A may ensure afterwards.

*If you would like, and are available, you can sign up for the other shifts Aurora Collegiate as well!

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

3804 Given Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122
2/18Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 11:05AM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 11:55AM
Read to their 1st grade class and field questions from teachers and students.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

4840 Chickasaw Road, Memphis, TN 38117
5/5Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 12:00PM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 1:00PM
For their K-1 grade classes you will be reading a story to the class. For their 2-5 grade classes you will read either a short poem or story, along with talking about your college experience. You may also bring in a nonfiction article you are reading and talk about that. A Q/A may ensure afterwards.

*If you would like, and are available, you can sign up for the other shifts Aurora Collegiate as well!

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

3804 Given Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122
3/18Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 12:35PM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 1:20PM
Read to their 2nd grade class and field questions from teachers and students.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

4840 Chickasaw Road, Memphis, TN 38117
4/5Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 1:00PM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 2:00PM
For their K-1 grade classes you will be reading a story to the class. For their 2-5 grade classes you will read either a short poem or story, along with talking about your college experience. You may also bring in a nonfiction article you are reading and talk about that. A Q/A may ensure afterwards.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

3804 Given Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122
0/18Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 1:00PM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 2:00PM
Read a book to elementary students and discuss your college experience and the steps you took to get there.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site

4290 Chuck Ave, Memphis, TN 38118
5/10Over
Start: Thu, Mar 02, 1:00PM
End: Thu, Mar 02, 2:00PM
Will only be reading to the kindergarten classes.

**Participating students should have their own reliable transportation to/from the site.

3538 Given Ave., Memphis, TN 38122
4/10Over