Thu, October 2, 2014


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Below are some excellent resources for your students to use during the summer

The summer can be a wonderful time for sharing new experiences with your family. It can also be a time to reinforce the learning that has taken place all year. In an effort to support this, please see the links listed below. Each is designed to help students engaged in educational activities while having fun. Have a wonderfully relaxing (and literacy filled) summer!

 

Here you will find a great variety of summer themed websites, games, recipes, and activities.

http://mail.mers.k12.nj.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.educationworld.com/holidays/archives/summer.shtml

 

Use this site to find grade specific activities for families. Grades 3-8

http://www.growparents.com/nyc/ela/activities1/

Reading Rockets offers activities and enrichment for readers of all ages. Find it at:

http://mail.mers.k12.nj.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.readingrockets.org/calendar/summer

 

Family activities and strategies for reading comprehension are some of the links compiled below:

http://mail.mers.k12.nj.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.justreadfamilies.org/greatideas/

 

The America Library Association outlines several books and activities:

http://mail.mers.k12.nj.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/alscresources/summerreading/recsummerreading/recommendedreading.cfm

 

A classroom teacher shares his techniques for fostering the love of reading over the summer months:

http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/summer_reading.htm

 

Find out how to encourage reading activities all summer (K-8)

http://www.rif.org/educators/articles/what_can_families_do.mspx

 

The National Education Association shares several resources for celebrating Read Across America:

http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/schoolage.html

 

Click on the appropriate grade level for your child; a wealth of summer activities and resources await!

http://www.readwritethink.org/beyondtheclassroom/summer/

 

Twenty five activities for keeping children active and engaged throughout the summer:

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev073.shtml

 

Math activities for parents and their children (K-5)

http://mail.mers.k12.nj.us/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.geosoc.org/schools/adult/math/mathforparents/funmath.html

 

Cross curricular activities for each day of the summer (K-5)

http://www.kidsturncentral.com/summer/summerfun.htm

 

 

Language Arts & BSIP Supervisor

Manalapan-Englishtown Regional Schools