Summer homework & 21-22 Important dates

Summer Homework

Math

Students who are attending GBMS or KBMS in the Fall of 2021 are required to complete the Math Practice Packet.  The problems and skills addressed in the Practice Packet are designed to help reinforce much of the content covered during the previous school year so that every student is ready to hit the ground running when they come back to school in August.  There is an optional Khan Academy Playlist below.  This playlist focuses on key math skills and concepts.

Required: Math Practice Packet (paper-based)

Play math games, work on puzzles, and practice important skills with your friends and family.  You can complete the printed copy of the packet or you can access the packets using the links below (and solve the problems on your own paper).  Remember to bring the completed packet/work back the first week of school.  

Optional: Khan Academy Playlist

Each playlist has 4 topics from previous grades and one topic you can choose. Each topic includes multiple video tutorials and 1-3 practice modules. Parents/guardians will need to set up accounts through their own email, or current students can use their GBMS/KBMS gmail.

Link to Playlists (https://goo.gl/yYnj0g)

Los estudiantes que asisten a la Escuela GBMS o KBMS en el otoño de 2020 deben completar una o más de las opciones de tarea de verano para Matemáticas. Estudiantes deben de completar 1, 2 o las 3 opciones de tarea. 

** Nota: Para las opciones 1 y 2, los padres / tutores deberán configurar cuentas a través de su propio correo electrónico, o los estudiantes actuales pueden usar su correo electrónico GBMS / KBMS **.

Opción 1: Cómo aprender el curso en línea de Matemáticas
Este es un curso en línea gratuito a través de la Universidad de Stanford que proporciona estrategias útiles para el aprendizaje de las Matemáticas. Consulte la guía de padres / maestros (https://goo.gl/htboEE) para obtener más información.

  1. English version (https://goo.gl/fsmEbF)
  2. En español (https://goo.gl/u5QGVb)

Opción 2: Khan Academy Lista de reproducción
Cada lista de reproducción tiene 4 temas de calificaciones anteriores y un tema que pueden elegir. Cada tema incluye varios tutoriales en video y 1-3 módulos de práctica.

Opción 3: Juegos de matemáticas, rompecabezas y práctica (en papel)
Juega juegos de Matemáticas, trabaja en rompecabezas y practica habilidades importantes con tus amigos y familiares. Ustedes necesitarán imprimir los documentos y muchos de los juegos necesitan tarjetas cortadas y / o dados. También puede recoger un paquete de los materiales en la oficina principal de GBMS y KBMS.

No olvide completar la tarea para obtener crédito por su trabajo y las entradas en el rifa! Tráigalo a la escuela el primer día de clases en agosto.

Literacy

Required – Students who plan to attend GBMS or KBMS in the fall are required to complete summer reading homework.   Your summer reading book is included in this mailer.  

  • READ your grade level summer book.  
  • Go to the Summer Homework Moodle Page for more information and supports.  You can also find other optional reading resources.
  • Complete the following reading log (on your own paper or in a Google Doc).  You must make a minimum of 15 entries (15 quotes/responses)  Bring your book and your completed reading log with you on the first day of school.  
  • You will take an Accelerated Reading Quiz when you return to school in August 

Reading Log Directions:  Select at least 15 key quotes, pages or passages that stand out to you.  Perhaps they stand out because you like the meaning or it is a key part of the plot or it makes you think.  Add the quote, page number or passage in the left hand column.  Add your DETAILED response on the right.  

 

Quote / Page / Passage My Thoughts / Response

21-22 Important Dates

Registration 

Registration dates are 

August 3 & August 4: 9:00AM -2:00PM

August 5: 12:00PM-6:00PM

Current DPS families – save time during fall registration by updating your student’s information online! By completing this process using your Parent Portal account, you can avoid paper forms and save time at the school during the fall return. Online registration opens July 26! You can register online here:

6th and 7th Grade Academies 

We are offering 6 & 7th Grade Academy on August 9th – August 12th. We will confirm with you during registration. All 6th graders are required to attend and 7th graders are highly encouraged to attend.

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