The Summer Fun Summer Learning Dance Unit

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Summer slide. Alas, not a term synonymous with a type of sliding board, summer slide refers to the fact that learning slips during summer break, especially in the areas of spelling and math facts. Enrich summer break with a program designed to engage young people, to promote family literacy, and to combat summer slide. The first in the series of five units focuses on fun dance activities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Present the series to existing community groups and/or summer school programs and encourage them to become involved
  • Preview the entire series to determine if appropriate for your learning situation
Classroom Considerations

  • The first in a series of five packets of summer enrichment programs designed to combat "summer slide"
  • The series is designed by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) and The Salvation Army to promote family literacy
  • The five-week units are divided into daily two-hour block periods
Pros

  • The 44-page packet includes step-by-step directions for the activities
  • Parent support activities are also included
  • A table of contents makes it easy to find specific activities 
Cons

  • None
Common Core