Summer Math Information - Please Read!

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Dear Parents,

Another wonderful school year is coming to an end.  As we begin thinking about the summer, let’s remember the importance of keeping our students’ math skills fresh while having fun and enjoying time with family and friends.

We are very excited to inform you that this summer, students will have access to a fun math program called Splash Math.  Students are familiar with the program. Your child’s classroom teacher will send home a letter which will include how to log onto Splash Math and will include your child’s username and password.  A list of skills to focus on will be included in the letter, as well as listed below. While Splash Math is available in Spanish, we encourage our ENL students to hear and see English as much as possible, so the default setting will be English.

Kids love Splash Math because it is highly engaging and has lots of positive reinforcement.  Parents will love it because it uses pictures, manipulatives, symbols and vocabulary. We love it because kids can have fun this summer and still practice key math skills to set them up for success in September.   

Students will have access to many more skills than just the focus skills and are encouraged to practice as many as possible.  Students should have fun and challenge themselves so they can be proud of the work they accomplish.


Students entering grades 6-8 are required to complete summer math IXL exercises ( listed on the student supply list for each grade as posted on the Springs School website.


Happy summer!




Current Grade Level          Focus Skills


1)  Write numbers from 0 to 20

2)  Count to 100 by ones & tens

3)  Add & subtract within 10

First Grade

1)  Add & subtract within 20

2)  Compare 2 two-digit numbers based on meanings of

     the tens and ones digits

3)  Add within 100

Second Grade

1)   Count within 1,000; skip count by 5s, 10s, 100s

2)   Read & write numbers to 1,000 using base-ten

     numerals, number names, and expanded form

3)   Add & subtract 3 digit numbers with regrouping

Third Grade

1)   Know from memory all multiplication facts, 0 → 10

2)   Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to

     the nearest 10 & 100

3)   Read & write four digit numbers using base-ten

     numerals, number names, and expanded form

Fourth Grade

1)   Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit

     number, & multiply 2 two-digit numbers

2)  Know from memory all multiplication facts,  0 → 12

3)  Compare two fractions with different numerators &

     different denominators

4)  Add & subtract mixed numbers with like denominators

Fifth Grade

1)   Add & subtract fractions (including mixed numbers) with

     like denominators

2)  Add & subtract fractions (including mixed numbers) with

     unlike denominators

3)   Multiply and divide fractions