Sight words are words that appear often in text. Many are not phonetic, meaning they cannot be sounded-out using traditional decoding strategies. Some can be sounded out, but appear frequently enough that it is best for a reader to memorize them.
Summer Homework Packets
July - August 2020
Below are grade specific summer homework packets to help keep our scholars engaged and excited about learning this summer. These homework packets offer a rich array of learning activities and are similar to the high quality learning activities that we have provided in the past. Scholars are expected to complete summer homework before the first day of school in the fall
Hojas de Recursos de Estandares
Fountas & Pinnell parent guides
Guided Reading is a highly effective form of small group instruction. Based on assessment, the teacher brings together a group of readers who are similar in their reading development. The teacher supports the reading in a way that enables students to read a more challenging text with effective processing Teachers continuously progress monitor students to see how they’re moving along the reading continuum.
This guide outlines a continuum of levels from A–Z (grades K–8). It will help you stay in tune with supporting your scholars’ reading skills. The single most important activity you can do with your child is to read with your child and discuss the meaning of the story.
Homework help line for elementary and middle school students, run by classroom teachers
Hours: Monday—Thursday, 4—7 p.m.
Languages spoken: Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Tagalog.
ELA & math online resources
Click this link for additional online resources to support your scholar's learning at home.
Apply for an idNYC card! It can be used as a library card, to open a bank account, to enter all ciity buildings, such as schools, and to access city services. The ID card comes with additional benefits including free membership to 40 cultural institutions and discounts on movie tickets, sporting events, health and fitness clubs and much more.
The Brooklyn Public Library offers FREE household internet for eligible students and their families. Thousands of NYC K-12 students are eligible for free internet access for the entire school year.
Visit www.bklynlibrary.org/hotspot for more information about this program.