Rising 1st Graders

  • Schedule  

    • Monday-Thursday, July 6-29, 2021 
    • In-person learning hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    • Virtual hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Monday-Thursday, teachers will host a class meeting online with embedded SEAL lessons, Reading, Science, Math and Writing contents.

    Learning Activity Kits

    ACPS will provide families with students in kindergarten with a variety of hands-on activities and resources in Learning Activity Kits to help them continue to learn and grow during the summer. Students will be discussing high-interest texts together in book clubs and writing groups, playing games to solidify critical foundational skills, students will prepare to enter the coming school year with confidence and joy. 

    The learning kits contain hands-on resources and provide materials for students to practice and apply key academic skills necessary to be successful in the 2021-22 school year. The hands-on materials are meant to be utilized to support learning with the provided print materials which include an inquiry project, science experiments, math, literacy, art, music, physical education, and world language. There will be opportunities for students to engage in synchronous and asynchronous Zoom lessons with classroom and encore teachers available during the summer school session. 

    • Students in kindergarten will receive four Learning Activity Kits over the course of the four weeks. 
    • Kits will include multiple high-interest books to encourage students to keep reading all summer long!
    • Students will engage actively in a variety of problem-solving activities using a variety of manipulatives. The focus of instruction will be on strengthening the essential skills needed to be successful in the upcoming school year. 

    Summer Dual Language Academy for Mount Vernon and John Adams Students

    All students registered at Mount Vernon Community School and John Adams Elementary School in the Dual Language program are eligible for this program.

    The Summer Dual Language Academy will be offered as a virtual program Monday through Thursday, July 6-29. Families will be contacted by their school regarding this program.

    Special Education Programs

    Summer Learning for All

    • Students with disabilities currently receive most of their special education services in the general education setting and who have shown progress in mastering content with or without special education supports and accommodations.
    • Provided accommodations listed on student’s IEP, as appropriate.
    • Provided special education support, services, or consultation, as needed.

    Targeted Reading and Math Intervention- Summer Learning for Students with Disabilities

    • Students with disabilities who:
      • Require targeted reading or math intervention in the special education setting during the regular school year;
      • Receive special education services in the special education setting for reading or math; and/or, 
      • Have demonstrated difficulty mastering content in either area in order to progress in the general education curriculum.
    • Instructed utilizing reading and math intervention programs designed to address gaps in learning as well as increase reading and math skills.
    • Other individual needs, such as behavior and social skills, will be addressed as needed.

    Extended School Year (ESY)

    • Special education and/or related services provided beyond the normal school year for the purpose of providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to a student with a disability.
    • Consideration of ESY services is a part of the IEP process.
    • ESY services, if deemed necessary by the IEP team, will vary in type, length of time, and inclusion of related services, depending on the individual needs of the student.