Summer Reading and Math Expectations

In an effort to maintain skills gained throughout the school year and to prepare your child for next school year, please encourage the following summer expectations in reading and math.  For more information, read Mr. Reid's summer letter

Summer Reading & Math Booklets:

Entering First Grade

Entering Second Grade

Entering Third Grade

Entering Fourth Grade

Entering Fifth Grade



Read every day!  Some children love to read for hours each day.  That's great!  Others may benefit from guidelines to help form the habit of reading.  For summer reading, we recommend reading at an independent reading level for a minimum of:

  • 10 minutes a day for incoming first graders
  • 15 minutes a day for incoming second graders
  • 30 minutes a day for incoming third, fourth, and fifth graders


Summer Reading Resources:

  • For tips, suggestions, reading lists, logs, etc. to help encourage summer reading, please click here.  
  • Sign up for Summer Quest online for Delaware County Library System's summer reading incentive program.



It's just as important to keep up math skills over the summer.  Math summer expectations for children entering first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade next year are:

  • Practice math facts for about five minutes each day
  • Work to complete the math activities provided in the above booklet
  • Be sure to check out the various math games and activities for students to practice their math skills

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