Elementary Summer Learning is a 10 week curriculum where students are able to work at their own pace. Instructional videos for each grade level are available for every two weeks materials. Watch these fun videos to preview the skills being reviewed in the Scholastic Weekly Reader: Summer Express. Each video provides a quick tip for completing different weekly activities. Be sure to watch to the end for a cute guest.
Electronic Resources for rising Kindergarten-5th Grade Students*
Reading/ Language Arts
|Smarty Ants||Grades K-2. Smarty Ants builds reading skills & accelerates learning in an engaging interactive online learning environment.||Students enrolled in Polk County Public Schools during the 2019-20 School year as K-2 students: visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink. New kindergarten students for the 2020-21 school year, please follow directions at https://tinyurl.com/2020smartyants.||15 minutes 3 days per week.|
|KidBiz3000||Reading & writing activities available only to select primary students who have successfully completed all Smarty Ants lessons.||Download directions: KidBizDownload. Then visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink.||20 minutes 3 days per week.|
|Istation||Grades 3-5. Istation uses a gamebased approach to teach & reinforce reading skills.||Visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink.||30 minutes 3 days per week.|
|Tumble Book Library||Tumblebooks has thousands of ebooks, non-fiction books, videos, & games for elementary-aged students.||Visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink. Please follow the directions at https://tinyurl.com/tumblebooks2020||30 minutes 3 days a week OR anytime you wish to explore new ideas, places, or ideas!|
Mathematics and Science
|Freckle||Adaptive math practice across different skills & topics.||Visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink.||15 minutes 3 days a week|
|Tivitz||A baseball themed game combining strategy & mathematical fluency.||Visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink.||15 minutes 2 days a week|
|Legends of Learning||Game-based games about life, physical, Earth, & space science.||Visit https://polkschoolsfl.com and log-in through ClassLink.||15 minutes 3 days a week|
Online games and tutorials paired with paper-based educational activities provide students a fun way to continue learning over the summer while helping to ensure students are ready for school this fall.