Lower School Summer Work

Incoming Pre-K3 and Pre-K4

  • Read (or have read to them) a minimum of 20 picture books and keep track using the reading log.

Incoming Kindergarten

  • Read (or have read to them) a minimum of 25 picture books and keep track using the reading log.

Incoming 1st Grade

  • Read 30 picture books or 200 pages and keep track using the reading log.
  • In math, 1st graders should log into Reflex Math to explore and play math games.

Incoming 2nd Grade

  • Read a minimum of 225 pages and keep track using the reading log.
  • In math, 2nd-grade students should be at 100% on addition and subtraction in Reflex Math. Once complete, they should continue with Dreambox.

Incoming 3rd Grade

  • Read a minimum of 250 pages and keep track using the reading log.
  • In math, 3rd-grade students should continue to work on Reflex Math and Dreambox. They should be proficient with math facts through 9+9 and subtraction facts through 18-9 and then begin multiplication facts.

Incoming 4th Grade

Reading and Writing

You are asked to read two books over the summer. You are required to read, Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper. The second book must be a nonfiction book of your choice.

Here is a suggested list of non-fiction books:

  • Dear Pope Francis 978-0829444339
  • Little Author in the Big Woods by Zona McDonough 978-1250073426
  • A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Green 978-0142400722
  • Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming 978-0142400722
  • The Mighty Mars Rovers by Elizabeth Rusch 978-0544932463
  • Sea Turtle Scientist by Steve Swinburne 978-0544582408
  • Science Comics: Dogs by Andy Hirsch 978-1626727687
  • Science Comics: Coral Reefs by Maris Wicks 978-1626721456
  • Science Comics: Robots and Drones by Mairghread Scott ISBN-13: 978-1626727922
  • Science Comics: Dinosaurs and Fossils by MK Reed 978-1626721432

Math

In math, fourth grade students should be proficient in addition facts up to 9+9 and subtraction facts through 18-9 and multiplication and division facts through 12x12. Fourth Grade students may also continue with Dreambox.

Please note that all new students in 1st- 4th grade will receive their Reflex login information via U.S mail.