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Summer - Teacher Resources

Integrate the study of summer into your classroom curriculum; it's every student's favorite time of year. Summer brings heat, extended daylight, and fun. Topics of study include biomes, habitats, weather, and more. There are activities for every subject: mathematics, science, social studies, and art. We have slideshows of our favorite summer reading picks, math worksheets to keep your students engaged over the break, literature guides for summer-themed books, references about the history of summer Olympic games and school vacations, and more!

We've pulled some of our most valuable summer resources into cross-curricular packets filled with fun summer activities and summer learning guides perfect for preparing for the next school year. Enjoy!

Slideshows

Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Events of the Summer Olympic Games
Summer Reading (Grades K-2)

Printables

Summer Crossword Puzzle
Fourth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Sixth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Summer Herbs to Identify
Summer Vacations
Third Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Tissue Flower Craft
More Summer Printables

Lesson Plans

Flower and Leaf Press
Making Sand Art

References

Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
Baseball Parks

Summer Holidays

Father's Day - Teacher Resources
Flag Day – Teacher Resources
Fourth of July – Teacher Resources
Labor Day Resources for Teachers
Memorial Day Teacher Resources

Art Activities

Summer Fun Worksheets
Tissue Flower Craft
Flower and Leaf Press
Making Sand Art
Crepe Paper Flower
Summer Coloring Page
Creating a Shell Cast or Mold
Summer Photography
Draw a Sand Castle
Circle the Beach Items
Beach Day Doodle Page
Beach Day Coloring Page

Math Resources

Summer Vacations
Fourth Grade Summer Math
Kindergarten Summer Math
Third Grade: Over the Break
Sixth Grade Summer Math
Fifth Grade: Over the Break
Fourth Grade: Over the Break
More Summer Math Resources

Social Studies Resources

Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
The Summer of the Swans
Summer of My German Soldier
Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
Baseball Parks
What Makes an Indian Summer?
More Summer Social Studies Resources

Reading & Language Arts Resources

Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Summer Reading Lists
Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Summer Reading (Grades K-2)
Fact or Opinion
Summer Reading List -- Pre-K through Primary
More Summer Reading & Language Arts Resources

Other Seasons

Autumn Teacher Resources
Winter – Teacher Resources
Spring – Teacher Resources
Seasons – Teacher Resources

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