These Summer “Bridge” activities are an excellent way to help first grade students maintain their newly learned skills over the summer. Students can lose up to several months worth of previous learning over the summer if they do not practice these skills.
This unit provides eight weeks of well organized, easy to use reading, writing and math lessons. Parents, caregivers, homeschoolers and summer school teachers will maximize their summer review time by using such a concise and targeted unit.
Each week of lessons includes ten pages of material: three pages of reading and comprehension, four pages of directions and writing tasks, and three pages on a variety of math topics.
Also included in the packet are some helpful suggestions.There is an achievement calendar, a list of possible rewards, and lists of books for summer reading.
The themes of the weekly lessons include the following:
1. Week 1 Dragonflies
2. Week 2 Summer
3. Week 3 U.S.A.
4. Week 4 Fish
5. Week 5 Giraffes
6. Week 6 Pigs
7. Week 7 Skunks
8. Week 8 Back to School