summer reading list for 6th graders


How to Read Windows DVD on Mac

If you burn a DVD on a Windows-based computer, you can still take that disc over to a Mac computer and read it there. As certain types of files cannot be used by the Mac operating system you may not be able to use all of the files contained on the disc, but you can […]



How Do I Get a Laptop to Read an SD Card?

According to the SD Card Association website, Secure Digital (SD) memory cards are about the same size as a postage stamp and are popular for storing music and video files. Since SD cards are so small, they are popular for transferring information between various devices. The portability of SD cards make them ideal for use […]



How to Learn Hindi

Learning a new language is extremely difficult. It will take lots of time and memorization and most importantly, it will take loads and loads of practice, preferably in an immersion environment. That being said, it can be done, and done well, by following a few simple steps as basic guidelines. Let’s take a look. Learn […]



How to Have a PDF Open on the Last Page Read

Books have page markers and corners to fold down, but Adobe Reader, the most commonly used PDF viewer, doesn’t make it quite that simple. It’s much more convenient to return to the last page you viewed in a PDF document. You don’t need to remember page numbers or section headings if you enable Adobe Reader […]



How to Read a Diode or Resistor

Diodes ensure that current flows in just one direction. Resistors control how much current flows through a circuit. Both are marked with colored stripes that mean nothing to a person who doesn’t understand how to read them. Here’s how to decipher the markings. Look for the marking – a colored stripe – on the diode […]



How to Set Up an RSS Feed

Setting up an RSS feed is an incredibly powerful way to share your website or blog’s content with new and loyal readers. Many online publishing platforms incorporate a method of publishing an RSS feed; if your site doesn’t, use a third-party option to set up your RSS feed. Google FeedBurner, FeedBeater and Feedity all provides […]



How to Read Email on Kindle

The Kindle is an electronic e-reader created and sold by Amazon.com. Most people know they can use their Kindles to download and read books and to browse content on some of their favorite Web pages, but many people might not realize they can use their Kindles to read and send email as well. Turn on […]



How to Read Laboratory Blood Results

CBC. BMP. These are names of common blood tests your doctor may order. In fact, two of the most common blood tests are a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Tests like these reflect your general health and give doctors a place […]



How to Read Blue Screen of Death Minidump Files

The Blue Screen of Death and the accompanying error message that "A problem has been detected…" is a dreaded occurrence for Microsoft Windows users, especially since the information given in the message rarely seems helpful. Even computer-savvy people require tools to decipher the error codes and hexadecimal addresses. Fortunately, tools are available that will help […]



How to Read an EKG for Dummies

Reading an EKG is not the easiest procedure to decipher for a person who has not been medically trained. An electrocardiogram, or EKG as it is more commonly known, is a test that takes place at many hospitals and doctors’ offices on a daily basis. An EKG is a procedure that allows doctors to measure […]



How to Read a Planogram

A planogram is a drawing that shows where fixtures and merchandise are to be placed in a retail store. It is similar to a road map in that it will guide the setup person, or merchandiser, as to where each item belongs. Knowing how to read a planogram is important to the success of a […]



How to Read an Underarm Temperature With a Digital Thermometer

Axillary, or underarm, temperature reading, although commonly used, is the least accurate method. For infants, you should use the rectal method, which is the most accurate, as even a slight fever in a newborn can prove to be very dangerous. For anyone over three months of age, an axillary reading is sufficient, if done properly. […]