Learning and other opportunities for your child for Summer 2022

summer opps

The MCSC Title 1 staff worked up a bunch of ideas for parents to keep their kids learning this summer. You'll also find resources from our recent Parent Resource Fair and a few recommended by some of our administrators. 

Check out their recommendations and have a great time helping your child's expand their skills this summer. 

 

Opportunities specifically

for high schoolers

 

high school

lake county pl

LAKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY'S
SUMMER READING PROGRAM (prizes

How do I sign up? Info sheets

 

Misc. Resources from May 12 Parent Resource Fair

Here is a list of vendors that participated in our first-ever event. They may be able to offer activities and ideas to help get you through Summer 2022. 

 

epic

 

 

summarize

This summer learning tip is great for any grade level! Summarizing either through conversation or through writing is an important skill to practice. Click this link to learn more!

MERRILLVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 

SUMMER LEARNING CHALLENGE

(BEGINS JUNE 20)

Incoming 5th & 6th grade students can create an online account to join in on a Summer Learning Challenge! Follow the steps on our flyer to sign up! Students who complete the program can print out their Finisher Certificate and bring it to MIS the first week of school for a prize! 

mis

Book Bus & Summer Reading Opportunities

Get the schedule here

book bus

 

 

 

READING IDEAS

hoosier

collector

Word collecting is appropriate for all ages.  
The activities challenge us to expand our vocabulary
by collecting words, sharing them, and using them in our daily lives. Be a word collector and grow your ever changing vocabulary!

 

 

 

Inlearninglab.com

 

inlearninglab.com

 

sight

Brightly (readbrightly.com)

This site gives parents ideas for games they can easily create at home to practice sight words over the summer. Great activities for grades K-2.

Summer

Reading Bingo

Have students/parents make a bingo card listing places or situations they would like to read. As they do them, color the square. When they have Bingo, they get a reward.

bingo

 

Fact Fluency
with Playing Cards

This site gives you great ideas to practice all kinds of math facts with your child using an ordinary deck of cards. It has ideas for grades K-8.  If a game is for addition or subtraction, most likely it can be adapted to practice multiplication or division.  

fact playing cards

Bookshelf Scavenger
Hunt

book shelf

 

 

THREE WAYS TO
BUILD MATH SKILLS
THIS SUMMER

Children as young as first grade and as old as middle school can practice money skills. These summer learning tips are a great way to practice counting money in a fun way. 

numbers

 

“Try at Home Tips” 

Try these ideas at home
to practice your child’s skills. 

abc

 

word wall

 

WORD WALLS

Use this summer tip to build vocabulary for any grade level! Building up vocabulary will build up comprehension throughout the summer. 

shopping list

 

 

Shopping Lists and Recipes

Spelling, fractions, and sequencing

Ask your child to write down items on your grocery list.
When baking, ask them to help by using a measuring cup and reading
the steps for mixing the ingredients.
These activities will help them with spelling, fractions, and sequencing.  

 

 

MATH GAMES
WITH CARDS

 

cards

Summer Reading Bingo #2

bingo

 
   

 





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