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Summer Suggested Work and Supply List

Entering Kindergarten

-start process of learning to tie shoes

-learn the sign of the cross

-rote counting to 20

-recognition of capital and lowercase letters

-recognition of colors and shapes

-life skills such as self-help in bathroom

-ability to write first name

School Supplies:

  • 3 – boxes 8 count regular size crayons (basic color NOT glitter or other specialty colors) (available on Amazon)
  • 1 – box 16 count regular size crayons (used in 4th quarter)
  • 2 – set 12 count Crayola twistable colored pencils
  • 1 – pink eraser
  • 12 – #2 pencils
  • 12 – glue sticks (no jumbo)
  • 1 – bottle of glue (4 oz.)
  • 1 – Pair 5” blunt edged scissors
  • 5 – black fine tip white board markers
  • 1 – plastic pencil box (small 5 x 8 approximately)
  • 1 – Blue Folder
  • 1 – Green Folder
  • 1 set 8 water color paints
  • 1 headphones (not earbuds)
  • 1 – backpack

A cleaning supply list will be sent out throughout the year as needed.

Entering 1st Grade

Math:  Have your child count on from any # 1-30.  Also, have your child add simple sets (4 stickers and 3 stickers make 7 stickers in all).

Reading:  Read to and with your child each day.  Practicing reading the Kindergarten Dolch words can transition your child into first grade spelling and reading.

Language Arts/Handwriting Practice:  For additional language arts practice, a BRIDGE practice book for language arts is very helpful.  There are also some practice pages for individual letter review and sentence building.  Journaling about your summer is great way for your child to practice personal expression.

School Supplies:

  • 2-boxes 24-ct. crayons
  • 2-pink pearl erasers
  • 2-box 8-ct. broad tip washable markers classic colors
  • 1-box 8-ct. broad tip washable makers assorted colors
  • 48- #2 pencils
  • 1-pair blunt edged 5” scissors
  • 6-small glue sticks
  • 1-storage box (11 ½ x 7 5/8) or as close as possible
  • 5-two pocket folders ( (1) blue, (2) yellow plastic with metal brackets, (1) red)
  • 1-two pocket folder for homework (color of choice)
  • 1-dark blue 3-ring 1” binder
  • 1-Elmer’s school glue (4 oz.)
  • 12-pencil cap erasers
  • 2-Expo low odor chisel tip dry erase markers (4 pack)
  • 1-white board eraser
  • 1 – black Sharpie marker
  • 1 set of 12 colored pencils
  • 1 set of 8 oval watercolor paints
  • 1-set of addition flash cards
  • 1-set of subtraction flash cards
  • 1-headphone to fit iPad
  • 1-white board (approx. 9” x 12” one side needs to be blank)
  • 1-backpack (no wheels)
  • 1 – large art supply storage box to fit watercolor paint and pencils (11 1/2 x 7) or as close as possible
  • 2 manilla file folders—Don’t put name on folder

Cleaning Supplies:

Last names starting with A-M Please bring in on first day of school

Last names starting with N-Z Please bring in first week of January

  • 1 anti-bacterial hand soap
  • 1-boxes diaper wipes
  • 3-boxes of tissues
  • 4-rolls paper towels
  • 1-box large freezer Ziploc bags
  • 1-box sandwich Ziploc bags
  • 1-bottle of waterless anti-bacterial hand cleaner
  • 5-boxes Lysol disinfecting wipes

Entering 2nd Grade

The first grade teachers will send home a “summer suitcase” filled with practice worksheets and activities that are both practice and extensions of the year’s concepts. This will be in a fun tote that the students can carry with them on trips, car rides and on summer adventures. For new families, you can pick up your “summer suitcase” at the front office.

Math: IXL practice – use current IXL account and strive to practice 30 minutes per week. Also work in the Singapore math practice books available at Barnes and Noble. The levels are 1B and 2A for the workbooks.

Reading:  Read 20 minutes each day.

For additional language arts practice, a BRIDGE practice book for language arts is very helpful.

https://sites.google.com/a/popejohnxxiii.org/miss-church-s-first-grade/parent-information/summer-resources

School Supplies:

  • 1 – yellow highlighter
  • 1 – 1” 3-ring binder (No trapper keepers)
  • 1 – box 24 ct. Crayons
  • 1 – set of 12 colored pencils
  • 1 – set of 8 oval watercolor paints
  • 3 – medium pink erasers
  • 1 – bottle white glue (4 oz.)
  • 8 – small glue sticks
  • 48 – # 2 pencils
  • 1 – plastic pencil box (9×6)
  • 1 – 5” school scissors
  • 2 – wide-ruled 70 ct. spiral notebook
  • 2 – 8 ct. classic colors markers
  • 3 – two pocket folders (1 blue, 1 red, 1 yellow)
  • 5 – black fine tip white board markers
  • 1 – black Sharpie marker
  • 1 – white board eraser
  • 1 – 5-tab dividers
  • 1 – marble composition notebook
  • 1 – headphone to fit iPad in a labeled Ziploc bag
  • 1 – white board (approx. 9 x 12)
  • 1 – large art supply storage box to fit watercolor paint and pencils (11” x 7”)

Cleaning Supplies:

  • 1 – waterless hand sanitizer (last name A-M)
  • 1 – box sandwich size Ziploc (last name A-M)
  • 1 – box gallon size Ziploc (last name N-Z)
  • 2 – Clorox wipes
  • 3 – rolls of paper towels
  • 2 – boxes of tissues

Entering 3rd Grade

The 3rd grade summer packet can be found at Kwetter3a.weebly.com/resources.html

Please print the work that has been completed and return on the first day of school.

Reading: Read 30 minutes a day

Math: Practice IXL 45 minutes per week

School Supplies:

  • 3 – packs of 3 x 5 index cards on a ring, no spirals
  • 4 – glue sticks
  • 48 – #2 pencils (sharpened)
  • 2 – 12 count colored pencils
  • 1 – ruler w/standard and metric units
  • 1 – pair blunt edged scissors
  • 2 – black marble composition notebooks (100 ct.)
  • 1 – large book cover
  • 1 – package of skinny colorful highlighters (yellow, green, purple, blue, orange, pink)
  • 2 –red pens
  • 2 – package of thin expo markers
  • 1– package of thick expo markers
  • 2 – package pencil top eraser
  • 2 – “pink pearl” eraser
  • 1 – black sharpie marker ultra fine
  • 2 – black sharpie markers fine
  • 1 – 10 pack of classic color markers
  • 1 – 10 pack of assorted color markers
  • 1 – set of 8 oval watercolor paints
  • 1 – bottle of glue
  • 1 – expanding file 6 pockets (not to exceed 14 ½ x 9 ½)
  • 1 – zippered supply bag (no box)
  • 3 – folders (1-yellow, 1-green, 1-red)
  • 1 – pair ear buds (no headphones)
  • 1 – large art supply storage box to fit watercolor paint and pencils
  • 2 – reams of wide-ruled loose-leaf paper

Cleaning Supplies:

Last names starting with A-M Please bring in on first day of school

Last names starting with N-Z Please bring in first week of January

  • 2 paper towels
  • 3 Clorox wipes
  • 2 Kleenex
  • 1 hand sanitizer

Entering 4th Grade

Math:  IXL Math will also be available to the students. Have them work on math facts; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They can review concepts they learned in third grade.

Reading:  A goal of 400 pages; this can be one big book or several smaller books. Newberry award winning books are a great place to start. Help your student find a book or two that ignites a love of reading.

Any “Bridge” activity book is a good idea to keep their skills current. These can be purchased at Barnes and Noble, or Lakeshore Learning at the corner of Tatum and Bell.

School Supplies:

  • 1 – 12” ruler
  • 5 – two pocket folders (1- blue, 1- green, 1 – red, 1 – yellow 1 – purple)
  • 2 – Glue sticks
  • 1 – bottle of glue
  • 36 – #2 pencils
  • 1 – package pencil top erasers
  • 1 – 12 count colored pencils
  • 1 – pencil sharpener
  • 1 – pink pearl eraser
  • 2 – red pens
  • 1 – pkg. 200 ct, wide ruled loose leaf paper
  • 1 – pair blunt edged 5” scissors
  • 1 – plastic pencil box (11 x 8)
  • 2 – highlighters
  • 2 – spiral notebook 100 sheets wide rule
  • 1 – marble composition notebook 100 sheets
  • 1 – white board (approx 9 x 12)
  • 6 – dry erase broad tip markers
  • 2 – Black Sharpie marker
  • 1 – 10 pack of classic and assorted color markers
  • 1 – set of 8 oval watercolor paints
  • 2 –jumbo book covers
  • 1 – back pack
  • 1 – set earbuds
  • 1 – Pencil Bag

Cleaning Supplies:

  • 3 – Clorox wipes
  • 2 – roll paper towels
  • 3 – boxes tissues

Entering 5th Grade

Math: IXL – Use current account and strive to practice 45 minutes per week level 4 and under.

Singapore summer work book (available at Barnes and Noble) for 5th grade

Reading: Pick and read 3 books from either the Newbery Medal or Caldecott Medal book lists.

Newbery

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberywinners/medalwinners

Caldecott

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecotthonors/caldecottmedal

School Supplies:

With the iPad program there will be a $250 participation fee

  • 1 – pencil bag
  • 1 – set headphones or earbuds for iPad
  • 48 – #2 pencils
  • 2 – red pens
  • 2 – highlighters
  • 1 – pair scissors
  • 1 – set of 8 oval watercolor paints
  • 1 – “pink pearl” eraser
  • 1 – Black Sharpie marker
  • 1 – 10 pack or classic and assorted color markers
  • 3 – two pocket folders (assorted colors)
  • 3 – 100 page marble composition notebook
  • 1 – 24 pack of colored pencils
  • 1 – Protractor
  • 1 – package cap erasers

Cleaning Supplies:

  • 3 – boxes Clorox wipes
  • 3 – rolls paper towels
  • 4 – boxes tissues

Middle School

6th Grade Math

Math – IXL practice:

Use current account and strive to practice 1 hour per week level 5 and under.

Focus on:

Place Value with whole numbers and decimals

  •  Rounding decimals
  •  Equivalent fractions
  •  Multiply and divide practice (for fluency)
  •  Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions
  •  Try various measurements
  •  Word problems from categories you’ve learned in 5th grade

7th Grade Math

Math – IXL practice:

Use current account and strive to practice 1 hour per week level 6 and under.  Areas of focus:

  • Decimal Numbers
  • Add and Subtract Decimals
  • Multiply and Divide Decimals
  • Multiply and divide practice (for fluency)
  • Fractions and Mixed Numbers
  • Add and Subtract Fractions
  • Multiply Fractions

8th Grade Math

Math – IXL practice:

Use current account and strive to practice 1 hour per week. Use paper and pencil to practice showing work. Areas of focus:

  • Integers
  • Operations with Integers
  • Rational Numbers
  • Operations with Rational Numbers
  • Percents
  • Consumer Math
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Coordinate Graphs

 

6th Grade Science

Research problems with Arizona’s air quality.  What is the problem? What causes it? What contributes to this problem? Brainstorm original ideas of how to address this issue.

Science Fair – Begin thinking about your ideas for a science fair project.

Practice on Moby Max.

7th Grade Science

Research how to build a lunar base that will sustain 25 astronauts for 10 years on the moon Phobos. This will be for our competition for the Fiesta Bowl Honeywell Aerospace project.

Practice on Moby Max.

Discovery Education – Each student has an individual account. Students can research any science subject matter, watch any video, or perform any lab. Research any other science project based learning or contests for us to enter next school year.

8th Grade Science

Research for e-cyber mission project.  Ideas can be found at www.ecybermission.com

Practice on Moby Max.

Discovery Education – Each student has an individual account. Students can research any science subject matter, watch any video, or perform any lab. Research any other science project based learning or contests for us to enter next school year.

 

Language Arts:(Grades 6-8)

*  Ask your parents what their favorite books were when they were in middle school. Read one or two of their favorites and discuss the books with your parents.

*  Suggestion: Visit your local library to enter to win prizes for reading. Both the Phoenix and Scottsdale Public Libraries have summer reading programs. At a minimum, get a library card!

 

Religion: (Grades 6-8)

*  Attend Mass weekly (even when on vacation)

*  Spend some time in prayer/communication with God every day:

Rosary, Adoration, Daily Readings, Listen to FLR (Family Life Radio) or KLove or Catholic Radio

 

Middle School (6-7-8)

School Supplies:

With the iPad program there will be a $250 participation fee

  • 1 – earbuds to fit iPad
  • 1 – 8 ct. markers
  • 1 – 24 ct. crayons
  • 1 – 12 ct colored pencils
  • 2 – glue sticks

Cleaning Supplies:

  • 6th Grade 6 – boxes tissues
  • 7th Grade 6- containers wipes
  • 8th Grade 6 rolls of paper towels