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    Transportation Reminder

    Actual transportation pick-up and drop-off times vary significantly during the first few weeks of school. Our bus drivers and school personnel take every precaution to ensure all students are loaded onto the correct bus and transported to the correct bus stop. Please be patient as our bus drivers and students learn their new bus stops.

    Katonah - Lewisboro School District
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  • Consider Allergies Before Bringing Food to Share

    Please check with your child’s teacher before bringing snacks, holiday foods, and special decorations into school to share with the class as we have students in our district who have allergies to nuts, tree nuts, peanuts, peanut butter, spices, latex, bees etc.

    Increase Miller Elementary School
  • Summer Reading

    The Katonah-Lewisboro elementary school librarians have put together a list of favorite authors to help you and your children choose summer reading.

    Plus, learn about the summer reading challenge, Reading Without Walls, presented by author Gene Luen Yang, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. 

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    Increase Miller Elementary School is a K-5 collaborative school community that engages students in meaningful learning.  

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Summer Articulation Calendar Fun

Dear Families,

Your child has worked hard during the year and has made great progress!  These fun, yet brief, activities are meant to help your child maintain their skill during the summer break. You decide how much you want to practice.  The sound can be at the beginning, middle or end of the word. As you complete each activity, color in the box.

 

Weeks     Summer Articulation Calendar Fun      
1 Go on a walk and find at least 5 things that have your speech sound. Practice your speech sound during t.v. commercial breaks 3-5x  Say a word with your sound each time you take a drink at dinner.  Look in a book you are reading for 10 words that have your sound. 

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.

TAKE A DAY OFF!

2 Pick a word of the day with your sound and use it 10 times when talking with friends or family. 

 

TAKE A DAY OFF!
Say a word that has your sound as many times as you can in a minute CORRECTLY.  Tell a joke using your good speech sound.  Did anything you eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner have your speech sound?    Name body parts that have your sound. 
3 Name 5 round things that have your speech sound. Think of 10 words with your sound and say a sentence for each.  Name 5 summer activities that have your speech sound.  TAKE A DAY OFF!

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.

Name musical instruments that have your speech sound. 
4 Count from 30 to 60.  Did you use your good speech sound?  Name 3 characters from a movie or book with your speech sound.  TAKE A DAY OFF! Name 5 ocean animals that have your sound.  Name 5-10 fruits with your sound

Is there anything at the pool that has your sound in it? 

5

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.
Name 5-10 vegetables that have your sound.   Name 3 states that have your sound.  TAKE A DAY OFF! Take a ride.  Did you see anything with your sound?  Name 5 desserts that have your sound. 
6 Name 5 square things that have your speech sound. Think of 10 words with your sound and say a sentence for each.  Name 5 winter activities that have your speech sound.  TAKE A DAY OFF!

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.

Name 5-10 sports/sports equipment that have your speech sound. 
7 If you go to an amusement park, did you see anything with your sound?  TAKE A DAY OFF!

Name 5-10 flowers that have your sound.

  
Name 5 things you need in school that have your speech sound.  Write your words on a Post-It and hide them for your family to find.  Say the words.  Make up rhymes using words with your sound. 
8 Count from 1 to 30.  Did you use your good speech sound?  Name 3 characters from a television show with your speech sound.  TAKE A DAY OFF! Name 5-10 birds that have your sound.  Name 5-10 dairy foods with your sound. 

Is there anything at the beach that has your sound in it? 

9

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.

Name 5-10 family members that have your sound.  Name 3 cities that have your sound. 

 

TAKE A DAY OFF!
If you go to a restaurant, did you see or eat anything with your sound?  Name 5 occupations (jobs) that have your sound. 
10 If you go to a museum, did you see anything with your sound?  TAKE A DAY OFF!

Go to

www.twisterking.com

Say 5 tongue twisters with your sound.

Think of 10 words with your sound and say a sentence for each.  Write your words on a Post-It and hide them for your family to find.  Say the words.  Use these words with good speech sounds:  please, thank you and you’re welcome. 

Language Summer Calendar Fun

Dear Families,

Your child has worked hard during the year and has made great progress! These fun, yet brief, activities are meant to help your child maintain their skills during the summer break. You decide how much you want to practice. As you complete each activity, color in the box.

Weeks     Summer Language Calendar      

1

Name 3 summer things you can do inside and 3 you can do outside.

Pick one thing from the bathroom and one thing from the kitchen.  How are they the same?  Different?

Tell someone your favorite summer activity and give two reasons why.

Tell how the beach and pool are the same.  Tell how they are different.

Pick a page in a dictionary and find a word you don’t know.  Use it in a sentence.

TAKE A DAY OFF!

2

 

Play a language or word game on the computer or other device.

TAKE A DAY OFF!

Try to name as many students from your class that you can remember.

Tell a joke to someone. Go in your closet and find 3 pieces of clothing you can wear to the beach and tell why. Name as many body parts as you can.
3 Name 5 round things in your house. Play charades with a family member or friend. Find two books and tell how the stories are the same and how they are different. TAKE A DAY OFF!

Watch a tv show and then retell what happened.

Name 5 musical instruments with strings.  Name 5 that have no strings
4 Imagine you could only eat one food for the rest of the summer.  What would it be and why? Name 3 characters from a movie or book and describe them. TAKE A DAY OFF! Name 5 ocean animals that are scary to you.  Tell why.

Name 5-10 fruits.  Name 5-10 vegetables.

Pick on fruit and one vegetable. How are they the same?

Go on a walk and talk about things you see people doing around you.

5

Imagine you could only drink one beverage for the rest of the summer.  What would it be and why?

Pick a page in a dictionary and find a word you don’t know. Use your new word two times today. TAKE A DAY OFF!

Take a ride.  Talk about 5 things you saw.

Name 5-10 desserts.

6 Pick 2 of your friends and give two reasons they are the same and different.

 

Name 5 flat things in your house.
Name 5 kitchen items that are sharp. TAKE A DAY OFF!

Name 3 states that you have visited and name one reason you liked each.

Name 5-10 sports/sports equipment items.
7 If you go to an amusement park, retell what you did in sequence…first, then, next… TAKE A DAY OFF!

Name an insect for every letter in the alphabet

(A-Z)  Use Google if you can’t think of any for a letter.

Name 5 things you need when you return to  school. Write 5 nouns on a Post-It and hide them for your family to find.  Describe the nouns using adjectives.

Make up rhymes using words.

Write a rhyming poem.
8

Retell what happened in a movie you saw this summer.

Describe your favorite meal and give the reasons why. TAKE A DAY OFF! Ask someone their favorite season.  Do you agree? Tell someone 3 things that make you happy and why.

Pick a page in a dictionary and find a word you don’t know.

9

Use your new word two times today.

Pick two relatives.  How are they the same?  How are they different? Describe how to play your favorite board  game. TAKE A DAY OFF! Retell what happened at camp this summer. Think of a gift you would like for your birthday and tell why.
10

Describe how your favorite sport is played.

TAKE A DAY OFF!

Tell your parents something you like about them and why.

Give someone a compliment.

Make up rhymes using words.

Write a rhyming poem

Play a language or word game on the computer or other device.

Sound Acquisition

Please visit the link below to review the age ranges various sounds are expected in a child's repertoire.

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Boys/Girls Sound Acquisition

Language Acquisition

Please visit the language acquisition link below (kindergarten-5th Grade)

 Children and language acquisition

Language Acquisition