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missteachde

New Member
This is the second year I will be running and creating a Jump Start back to school program. It is about 8 half-days for students grades 1-5 to come back and do some activities to get ready for school. It happens about 2 weeks before we go back to school. I teach first grade so I know what 1st and second graders should work on. However the other grades I need some ideas to plan. What weaknesses do you see your incoming students arriving with?
 
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1956BD

Senior Member
Upcoming third graders

usually have forgotten their addition and subtraction facts. Plus many have forgotten how to write a complete sentence correctly with capitalization and punctuation.
 

kckrzy

Senior Member
I agree with the basic addition and subtraction facts. Another biggie for them is place value.
 

GeminiTwin

Full Member
Older Grades

For the older grades, I would say multiplication facts and fractions. Also a review of math vocabulary would be helpful.
 
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