Get out your tablespoons and teaspoons and get kids measuring! This is great fraction practice and a fun way to learn about equivalents! Stop by Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational for a book recommendation and free printable worksheet.
Weekly Morning Message - Use one morning message per week to teach grammar. Monday: Correct mistakes. Tuesday-Thursday, find vowel patterns, punctuation, contractions, compound words, parts of speech, etc. Friday: Circle the parts of a friendly letter.
But who really takes the summer "off"? I teach summer school, work at SVSU, and attend Literacy Conferences!! :)