Summer Reading & Math Challenges

Summer Activities and Challenges
Posted on 05/24/2017
Pic:  Students reading.Summer is a great time for everyone to kick back and relax, but we don't want to relax our brains too much!  Stay GRITTY Black Bears by participating in the Summer Reading Challege.  The attached flyer will explain more along with a suggest book list broken down for all ages.

The Summer Math Challenge isn't associated with our school; however, it's a great way to stay current with math skills.  Families can sign up for weekly emails that provide lessons and activities for your child(ren) to practice.

Our Black Bears are also familiar with our Symbaloo page under the Student tab.  It has links to familiar websites they use during the school year.  Some require usernames and passwords, which are different for each grade.  

MyOn Reader is a collection of books that tailors to your child's interest and reading level.  You can also search for their library of 11,000+ books to find something you can read together.    (Student's usernames: 5600#  password: read) has both reading and math activities along with problem solving games.  This site caters for all students PreK - 5.

Sumdog  - some students have accounts for this, their username is unique to them, but their password maybe "sumdog"  our school code is "Eastwood2".   Down on the bottom left corner you can change the math skill your child is working on. - some students know about this coding website, but their HOUR OF CODE programs offer how-to videos that are both fun and challenging.  It gives students a real appreciation of how video games are made.  Tynker, Scratch Jr, and Scratch are also coding sites.

Seeing a fun summer movie but not sure if the kids should see it?  Check out Common Sense Media for parents.  It has reviews and other advice for talking to your children about internet safety and other digital topics.