This is a digital summary of the Summer Packet I sent home with your child. Many of the resources I sent home are available here in a digital format. Some items however are only available in the hard copy format that you received in June. These activities are meant to be worked on with your child. They are not independent, busy work for your child. The noted activities each have directions that you will have to read in order to properly complete the activities. This extra practice will reinforce some of the skill that we have learned this year.
I hope you enjoy this bonding time, with your child, over the summer. Please do not return the packet in September. It is yours to keep. :)
Have a wonderful summer! Come to visit me in September! Mrs. Kimberly Goldthwait
Some websites you should check out for literacy and math are located under Educational Links on this website. FYI Zearn requires a login and password, which was sent home in the hard copy packet.
Some of the items included in your packet were as follows:
Word Family Sorts- Cut out the pictures and words, read the word, match the picture to the wordKeep the pictures and words in separate envelopes or baggies, so you can play this again.
At Home Literacy Learning Games-Many of these games can also be adapted to review math concepts.
Sight Word Cards and Ending Sound Cards -Practice these sight words. Some are on their word ring. Others are on sheets of paper to cut out. Make sure your child can read them by September.
Fundations End of the Year Letter
ReadWorks Passages - (Comprehension Practice)You have received 3 of these, “Cloudy and Sunny”,“The Treasure Map” and “Ben Invented Swim Fins” along with comprehension questions for each. Please read these passages to your child, unless he/she can read them independently. Then work with your child to answer the questions after each passage.
Writing-I have enclosed a writing checklist.Write opinion and creative stories about the pictures enclosed.Write a list of things you would take to the beach and a list of things to take on vacation.
Math-Flash cards with addition and subtraction to 5 - cut out and practiceCranston Public Schools Summer Math Activity Calendar
Your Child’s Work-I have enclosed your child’s monthly writing journal and other samples of their work from throughout the year so that you can see what progress they have made.
Thanks again for a great year!! :)
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