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“The Poland Schools Double Down on Reading Summer Program”
Summer School Program for Grades 1-6

Dear Poland Parents,

Poland Schools is excited to announce our first summer literacy program. The program will take place July 25 - August 12, 2022, Monday-Friday. The location will be at McKinley and/or Poland Middle School. Listed below are some of the target areas that will be addressed during the three-week time span. Although summer schedules can be unpredictable, “The Poland Schools Making Summer Count: Double Down on Reading” is highly structured so attendance at every session is strongly encouraged. If you would like your child to participate, please complete the survey. More information will be coming.
 

There will be a max of 15 students per hourly session.

SURVEY
 

Questions? Contact Dr. Maria Hoffmaster:
mahoffmaster@polandschools.org
(330) 757-7000


Grade 1 - Rising First Graders Explicit Literacy Program

CLASS FULL
No longer enrolling.


July 25 - August 12
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Solidify letter knowledge 

  • Build fluency with high frequency words  

  • Develop basic phonemic skills (isolation, segmentation, and blending)  

  • Learn how to read and spell words like tap, jet, spin, and frost


Grade 2 - Rising Second Graders Explicit Literacy Program

July 25 - August 12
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Learn and practice basic and advanced phonemic awareness skills and then leverage those skills for reading and spelling.

  • Examine phoneme-grapheme relationships in complex single-syllable words with 3 Syllable Types (Closed, Open, VCE).

  • Read 2-, 3-, 4-Syllable Words with three-syllable types and the Schwa.


Grade 3 - Rising Third Graders Explicit Literacy Program

July 25 - August 12
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Learn and practice basic and advanced phonemic awareness skills and then leverage those skills for reading and spelling.

  • Examine phoneme-grapheme relationships in complex single-syllable words with 3 Syllable Types (Closed, Open, VCE).

  • Read 2-, 3-, 4-Syllable Words with three-syllable types and the Schwa.


Grades 4-6 - Rising Fourth-Sixth Graders Explicit Literacy Program

July 25 - August 12
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Decoding multisyllabic words, identifying and understanding prefixes and suffixes, 

  • Increasing word and passage reading fluency, building academic vocabulary, and deepening comprehension along with building confidence.


Grades 4-6 - Rising Fourth-Sixth Graders Explicit Literacy Program

July 25 - August 12
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Decoding multisyllabic words, identifying and understanding prefixes and suffixes, 

  • Increasing word and passage reading fluency, building academic vocabulary, and deepening comprehension along with building confidence.


Grades 4-6 - Rising Fourth-Sixth Graders Explicit Literacy Program

July 25 - August 12
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged.

Target Areas:

  • Decoding multisyllabic words, identifying and understanding prefixes and suffixes, 

  • Increasing word and passage reading fluency, building academic vocabulary, and deepening comprehension along with building confidence.

SURVEY
 

  • Curriculum
  • District
  • McKinley
  • PMS