Summer Assignments

Elementary I (Grades 1, 2 and 3)

All students in Elementary I (Grades 1 - 3) are encouraged to participate in summer enrichment activities to support and continue this school year's learning and progress. Enrichment resources are available below.

Elementary II (Grades 4, 5 and 6)
Reading: Students are expected to read for 20 minutes per day over the summer. When school resumes in August, students will be asked to do a "Book Talk" to recommend one of the books they read over the summer. Information will be emailed to families over the summer about Book Talks, and the information can also be found below.
Math: Students will have access to IXL all summer to review and practice. Alternately, students can use this website for practice:
Keyboarding: Students are encouraged to practice keyboarding throughout the summer either through the Keyboarding Without Tears portal, or through this website:

Middle School (Grades 7 and 8)

All students in Middle School (Grades 7 and 8) are expected to complete summer assignments.

Assignments for the 2020-2021 school year will be listed below in June. Completed assignments should be handed in on the first day of the school year.

IXL: IXL is a resource for current students throughout the year, including the summer, to practice math and language arts concepts. It is accessible online at Students use the username and password information given to them during the school year. They can contact their teacher if they forget the username and/or password. Once logged on, they can choose a wide variety of concepts to practice that are at their grade level and are matched to standards. Students new to Ratner will receive a log-in when the school year begins.