Elementary Summer Reading
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Summer 2019:


RAZ-Kids will also be available for summer reading.  Parents are encouraged to work with children on RAZ-Kids throughout the summer.


Upcoming First Grade:


READING: Your child should read and take the quiz on at least 5 RAZ-Kids books from the from the Reading Room, Leveled Books section.


MATH: Your child should practice at least 5 IXL Kindergarten Math skills. (Ex. I.6, J.3, S.1, etc.).


LANGUAGE ARTS: There is a Language Arts section of IXL also. This is not required, but your child may practice the kindergarten IXL Language Arts skills.


Upcoming Second Grade:


READING: Your child should read and take the quiz for 10 books on RAZ Kids on his/her reading level. Please read the level that your child was on at the end of First Grade.


MATH: Please work on First Grade Math IXL Skills. Do at least one skill a week. Also, work on addition facts.


Upcoming Third Grade:


READING: Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure by Jeff Brown, ISBN# 978-0- 06-009791- 2 Read ten RAZ-Kids stories and take the quizzes.


IXL SKILLS PRACTICE: Come to 3rd Grade with a good understanding of the following skills: Addition and subtraction fluency: 0-20; Multiplication Facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, & 10’s; Parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns); Punctuation skills, and Reading comprehension.


Upcoming Fourth Grade:


Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing by Judy Blume. This book will be used in the first reading unit in the fall. Summer reading BINGO cards will be used to encourage additional reading. (BINGO cards distributed at the end of 3rd grade.)


Upcoming Fifth Grade:


Choose a book from the list below to read over the summer. Be prepared to discuss the book you read during the first week of class.


The View From Saturday by: E.L. Konigsburg
The Wednesday Wars by: Gary Schmidt
Maniac Magee by: Jerry Spinelli
Number the Stars by: Lois Lowry
Hatchet by: Gary Paulsen
Holes by Louis Sachar
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater
How To Eat Fried Worms by Sid Fleischman
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis