Rising 4th and 5th 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. - 1 p.m.
    • 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 third through fourth grade with a variety of hands-on activities and resources in Learning Activity Kits 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 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. 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. 

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

    Summer Dual Language Academy for Mount Vernon and John Adams Students (Virtual)

    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 Friday, July 6-30. 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).

    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.