Daily Summer Activities 7-8
Even during the carefree months of summer, children can be preparing for the next grade with Daily Summer Activities. It's packed with engaging activities that will build learners' confidence for the next grade level by practicing essential skills. Activities offer practice of essential skills across subject areas, including reading, math, writing, spelling, and geography.
With just one or two activities per day over a 10-week period, Daily Summer Activities helps to keep skills sharp without getting in the way of vacation time.
Updated in 2018, the revised Daily Summer Activities reflects grade-level expectations and includes open-ended questions to develop your child's critical thinking skills.
Each week includes:
- 2 fiction or nonfiction reading passages with 4 comprehension questions
- 12 spelling words
- 2 activities practicing a variety of grammar and usage skills
- 1 sentence-editing activity to correct capitalization, punctuation, and other errors
- 1 vocabulary activity practicing skills such as compound words, word parts, synonyms, and homographs
- 3 math activities practicing skills such as word problems, fractions, decimals, and measurement
- 1 geography activity testing basic map-reading skills and concepts
- 2 creative writing exercises
- 1 critical thinking activity
- record form to jot down memorable moments and keep a reading log
Although summer is a great break, sometimes kids can forget important concepts or just get a little rusty from lack of practice. These books give you a little boost into the next school year by keeping skills sharp. Your kids can stay up to speed with minimal time and effort; there are just two pages a day for ten weeks, plus a record-keeping sheet for the week where children can record their reading time M-F and one thing that they did each day. These colorful workbooks cover a variety of subjects including reading, math, spelling, critical thinking and geography. Answers, reward stickers and some additional charts are included in the back of each book. Books are transitioning to the 2018 edition which offers updated graphics and some new content. 144 perforated pgs, pb.