English Language Arts and Reading


 Here’s how to get in the game!

DeSoto K-12th  Grade students are encouraged to read during the summer, for enjoyment and to develop their reading.  Students have many resources to get in the game! Using Accelerated Reader and Achieve 3000, as well as Summer Reading lists, students will find interesting stories and informational readings for their enjoyment. After reading books, K-8 th  Grade students will log in to Accelerated Reader Program and take tests to earn points to make their way on the Summer Leader Board, while 9th - 12th  Grade students will log in to theAchieve 3000 program to complete reading assignments with at least 75% accuracy. Each week on the DeSoto ISD website, click on the Summer Reading Challenge link, to see the top 10 and top 3 ranking readers in grades K-2nd , 3rd -5th, 6th -8th , and 9th -12th  on the leader board. The Summer Reading Challenge runs from June 12th to July 28th.

 Register Here  Leaderboard
 AR Book Finder  Achieve3000
 AR Book Finder Reading List

Get in the game to win!

Be sure to visit your public library to participate in the summer reading activities for all ages. Click on the links below to visit their website and find out more about programming for the summer.



Elementary Secondary

Monique Howard
K-12 English Language Arts and Reading Supervisor
Phone: 972-223-6666 ext. 266

The Instructional Supervisors provide:

  • Content Area Professional Development
  • Professional Development Follow-up and Support
  • Curriculum Scope and Sequence Guidance