Grades 3 - 5

3-5
  • Summer School Begins Monday, July 6th

    Online course End Date: Thursday, July 30th @ 11:59pm

    • NO EXTENSIONS!
    • For credit-bearing courses, teachers finalize grades and issue final grade reports: Friday, July 31st 

    Access

    Students can access the courses they registered for and available boost courses in Edgenuity starting July 6th through Clever. 

    To access Clever, use these directions. 

     

    Online Learning Contract

    All students are required to complete the Online Learning Contract and submit to onlinesummer@acps.k12.va.us.

    | En español (PDF) بالعربية (PDF)

     

    How to Access the 3-4th Grade Summer Learning Curriculum

     

     Subtitles Available in Spanish and Arabic


  • Current 3rd and 4th Graders

     

    Learning Activity Packets

    ACPS will provide families with students in grades three through four with a variety of hands-on activities and resources in Learning Activity Packets to help them continue to learn and grow during the summer.

    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 2020-21 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. Opportunities for students to engage in synchronous and asynchronous Zoom lessons with classroom and encore teachers available during the summer school session. 

    Students in grades three and four will receive four Summer Learning Kits over the course of the four weeks. These will be sent to your mailing address.

    Books to encourage continuity of reading over the summer will be mailed to the homes of all students.

    3rd Grade Summer Enrichment Learning Activity Packet (PDF)

    4th Grade Summer Enrichment Learning Activity Packet (PDF)

     

    Summer Dual Language Academy for Mount Vernon and John Adams Students

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

    The Summer Dual Language Academy will be offered as a virtual program Monday through Thursday from July 6 through July 24. Families will be contacted by their school regarding this program.

    The Summer Dual Language Academy provides an enriched bilingual (English and Spanish), biliterate, and culturally competent educational experience for all students. During distance learning, the Summer Language Academy will continue to focus on our SLA GLAD Units and Biliteracy Curriculum. These units highlight the culture of Spanish speaking countries and align with Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies’ grade level Standards of Learning (SOLs).

     

    Grades 3 and 4 Schedule

    • Monday-Thursday, teachers will host a class meeting online and will be available for office hours identified in the schedule below. 
    • A Summer School Hotline will be available Monday-Thursday during summer school. Summer programs will be taught by a summer school teacher and not a student’s class/homeroom teacher. 
    • Teacher work hours: Two hours per day Monday-Thursday for a total of eight hours per week with no teacher-student interaction on Fridays.
    • The 10-15 minute prerecorded lesson will provide an overview of the daily lesson and be posted on the Teacher's page to access later.

     Schedule

    Grade 3-4 Schedule (PDF)

     

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    Alicia Kingcade
    Summer School Learning Coordinator
    alicia.kingcade@acps.k12.va.us




  • Current 5th Graders

    ACPS will provide families with students in grade five learning opportunities for two programs to help them continue to learn and grow during the summer. 

     

     

    Boost Courses for English and Mathematics

    These courses will help to prepare our current grade five students for sixth grade. This course is accessible through a student’s Chromebook and is an online course. This is a sell-directed program with online teacher support.

     

    Virtual Summer Music Camp 

    This program is for current fifth grade students and is offered from July 15 to July 24. Students will meet virtually each day at a specific time for level-appropriate instruction. This program will support students with and without instruments.

    Sign up with the ACPS Summer School and Enrichment Programs 2020 form (En español | አማርኛ |  بالعربية ) 

     

    Dual Language Summer Bridge Program

    The Dual Language Summer Bridge Program will be offered to rising dual language sixth grade students from John Adams Elementary School and Mount Vernon Community School. The virtual session will be offered July 20-31. 

    The program will provide a distance learning platform where students will continue to develop their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English and Spanish. Furthermore, the program will help prepare students to transition into the dual language program of their respected middle school.

    Students will be contacted by their school regarding this program.

     

    AVID Excel 

    This course is available to students who previously applied and were accepted to be part of the AVID program between July 20-24. Students will receive an invitation to this virtual course.

    During the AVID Excel Digital Summer Bridge, AVID Excel scholars will engage in interactive, synchronous team building activities that focus on developing a comfortable and connected scholarly community as well as language building. Together this community of scholars will collaborate and have fun while increasing their academic language and literacy development in preparation for the rigorous curriculum they will encounter in the AVID Excel elective course.

     

    Middle School Prep

    This program is for all rising sixth-grade students. Details will be posted on the ACPS website.

     

    Grade 5 Schedule

    • Monday-Thursday, teachers will host a class meeting online and will be available for office hours from 9a.m. to 11 a.m.. 
    • A Summer School Hotline will be available Monday-Thursday during summer school. Summer programs will be taught by a summer school teacher and not a student’s class/homeroom teacher. 


    Teacher work hours: Two hours per day Monday-Thursday for a total of eight hours per week with no teacher-student interaction on Fridays. All live Zoom lessons will be recorded.

  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    Alicia Kingcade
    Summer School Learning Coordinator
    alicia.kingcade@acps.k12.va.us

     

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    Grades 3-5 (PDF)

     

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