Summer 2013- Resources


Summer Reading / Math Resources / Recommended Supplies List


Suggestions for Summer Reading

The best way to help your child to read fluently is to simply have him/her read frequently.  Summer is a perfect opportunity to read high interest fiction or non-fiction books.  Set a goal of reading 30 minutes a day and talk to your child about what he/she is reading.  Below please find some websites which may help you to plan for a summer of reading enjoyment.

Summer Reading Assignments

Summer Reading for Students Entering 6th Grade

Summer Reading for Students Entering 7th Grade

Summer Reading for Students Entering 8th Grade

Resources for students

TEMS LMC Reading Suggestions page

SW Public Library Teen Scene

Nutmeg Award Website

Resources for parents

“Need to Read: What Parents Can do to Encourage Summer Reading” By Nancy Twigg
May 26, 2009

“A Cure for Kids' Summer Reading Doldrums” By John Kelly 2005

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Math Resources

Optional Summer Math Packets

6th to 7th Grade Summer Math

7th to 8th Grade Summer Math

Books to purchase for summer math practice

Websites to visit for summer math practice

General Math Sites

Algebra Math Sites

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Recommended Supplies List

The following is a list of highly recommended basic school supplies for the start of the school year.  Experience has shown they help students get off to a good start.  Your team letter will also list specific supplies you will need for your team.

  • lined notebook paper
  • three ring binder with dividers
  • file folders with pockets
  • pens (black, blue and red), pencils, and erasers
  • highlighters (multiple colors)
  • markers
  • colored pencils
  • ruler
  • protractor
  • scientific calculator - Texas Instrument TI-30Xa or TI 30X IIS (solar preferred)
  • white board markers
  • post it notes
  • flash drive
    hand-held pencil sharpener 

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