Summer Practice

 

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Suggestions for Summer Practice

 The Cascade Library has wonderful contests and activities this summer to keep students up on their reading and writing this summer. Check them out at http://ppld.org/ute-pass-library

 

7 Fresh Activities to Combat the Summer Slide

 

Use our website as a great resource! All of the academic subject pages have links to games and practice activities.

Reading

1.  Go to the library regularly and read, read, read!

2.  Trade books with a friend.

3.  Read to younger children.

4.  Enjoy books read by a parent.

 

Spelling

1.  Practice spelling the words you have learned, they are still on our website.

2.  Write sentences using words from your lists.

3.  Write stories using the words from your lists.

4.  Practice on your computer using Spelling City, Kidsspell.com, or Funbrain.com/spell/

 

Writing

1.  Keep a daily journal or diary. Check out the Journal Jar link on our Language web page

2.  Make lists such as “things to do today” or “people to write to”.

3.  Write letters to friends and relatives.

4.  Write and illustrate books.

5.  Record the events of a vacation and illustrate.

6. Continue to write for 100WC.

 

Math

Be sure to use our Math web page as a resource.  Check out the computer games!

1.  Practice and memorize multiplication and division facts. (Extremely Important!)

2.  Ask a parent or older sibling to make up word problems.

3.  Practice your money and time-telling skills.

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