1. Participate in the Alpha Park Library summer reading program and read 30 minutes a day.
2. Participate in the AR in the summer program at IBES on Tuesday from 8:30 am-12:00 pm and Thursdays from 4:00-7:00pm in the IBES computer lab to take AR test on book students read in the summer and earn prizes.
3. Read fun stuff like magazines, comic books, and ebooks
4. Read a chapter book to or with your child so they can hear fluent reading and enjoy your storytelling.
Writing and Spelling
1. Have your child keep a journal of activities they do in the summer. Read it over after their done and help them with any spelling trouble they had.
2. Help your child write a letter or email to a friend or relative to stay in touch and share all about fun things your child is doing this summer. If using email, you can show your child how to use spell check to correct their work.
3. Have your child make a grocery list before going to the store or a to do list of things they want to accomplish for the week or chores they need to do.
1. Have your child go to www.ixl.com/signin/ibes and use their school username and password to login. This site has lots of math skills they can practice and it is sorted by skill and grade level.
2. Print off practice sheets from websites such as www.dadsworksheets.com, http://www.math-drills.com, http://www.k5learning.com/free-worksheets-for-kids and http://themathworksheetsite.com/ and have your child practice a couple times a week.
3. Practice flash cards or go to https://xtramath.org/ and student can do independent skill practice on their own. Here is what your child should practice by grade level:
- 1st grade - Addition
- 2nd grade - Addition and Subtraction
- 3rd grade - Addition, Subtraction and Multiplication
- 4th grade