Thank you for another great year at Eastern Christian Elementary School and for allowing us to partner with you to educate your children. We praise God for His faithfulness this year. It's been rewarding to watch our students grow and learn.
We are so thankful for our faithful volunteers who assisted us in so many ways this year. Our school would not be the same without you!
We encourage you to find fun and creative ways to help your children continue to learn throughout the summer. Reading is a vital summer activity. Children who took the reading MAP test this year received a Lexile level on their MAP results report. You can visit lexile.com, click on Lexile Tools and select Find a Book to help you find books that your children are interested in reading and are on their reading level.
To help your children keep up their writing skills we suggest that they write a story about special summer activities. Are you going on vacation this summer? Do you have special day trips planned? Having your children write a story about these special activities will not only enhance their writing skills, it will help them remember the great summer they had. It might be fun to include these stories in a scrapbook or photo album.
Each year when we take MAP tests we notice that students who took the math test in the spring of one grade level often have a lower score when they take it again in the fall of the following year. Retention of math skills and concepts takes time and practice. You can help your children by creating or purchasing flash cards to remember the math facts they've worked so hard to memorize this year. You can also play fun, educational games online. Here are a few to get you started: