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A "Book Buddy" listens to a child (in the primary grades) read for 10 to 15 minutes, giving help as needed. The teacher will provide a book, usually on the child's independent reading level, a level at which the child should know 95% of the words. This opportunity usually takes place within the classroom. The volunteer is encouraged to take time to speak with each student about the book, special interests, etc. Book Buddies help students boost their self-esteem and hone reading skills. A weekly, semi-monthly or monthly commitment of 1/2 to 1 hour is asked. This opportunity may also be added to reading aloud to a class.
About School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc.
280 Tesiny Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606, US
The mission of the School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. is to enrich and support the learning of Bridgeport's public school students through the involvement of volunteers from Bridgeport and surrounding communities.
The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides volunteer services to Bridgeport's Public Schools. The School Volunteer Association recruits, trains and places volunteers and also raises funds to support programs for city students.
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