Grades 1-3 Summer Assignments

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Grades 1-3 Summer Assignments

Rising Grade Level

Written responses for grades 1-3 can be captured via phone and sent to teachers in September via Class Dojo.

Grade 1 - iRead & Independent Reading Books

Complete 2 part assignment:

  1. Complete iRead for 20 minutes 3 times a week. At the end of each unit students read a book and are given comprehension questions. Students should accomplish reading at least 3 comprehension books in the program by the end of the summer. 
  2. Read one book independently per week. Write a response to one of the two questions below for each book. Choose the appropriate prompt based on the type of text read.
    1. Fiction: What problems did the characters have? How did the characters solve their problems? What did you learn?
    2. Non-fiction: What is the most important idea or part of the text? Explain why. What did you learn?

Grade 2 -iRead & Independent Reading Books

Complete 2 part assignment:

  1. Complete iRead for 20 minutes 3 times a week. At the end of each unit students read a book and are given comprehension questions. Students should accomplish reading at least 3 comprehension books in the program by the end of the summer. 
  2. Read one book independently per week. Write a response to one of the two questions below for each book. Choose the appropriate prompt based on the type of text read.
    1. Fiction: Describe the major events in the story? How does the main character change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story? What did you learn?
    2. Non-fiction: What big idea is the text trying to teach? Which parts helped you better understand the big idea? Explain why.

Grade 3 - iRead & Indepedent Reading Books

Complete 2 part assignment:

  1. Complete iRead for 20 minutes 3 times a week. At the end of each unit students read a book and are given comprehension questions. Students should accomplish reading at least 3 comprehension books in the program by the end of the summer. 
  2. Read one book independently per week. Write a response to one of the two questions below for each book. Choose the appropriate prompt based on the type of text read.
    1. Fiction: Do you agree with how your character identified the problem in the story? Explain your answer using evidence from the text.
    2. Non-fiction: What is something interesting you learned from the book that you did not know before? Use specific evidence from the text to explain your learning.

OR - Students who have completed iRead

Complete 2 Reading Plus lessons a week for six weeks. Students will choose 1 lesson and complete the writing prompt. Students should have a minimum of six written responses.