Summer Reading and Learning
Summer reading lists and other assignments
Our Fairfax County Public Libraries offers a summer reading program. Parents are encouraged to review book selections with the student in order to help them make appropriate choices. Students may select books from this list, or they may read a comparable book that is approved by their parents.
Math Summer Resources
No specific summer assignments or requirements, but it is recommended that students practice specific skills, based on level of course, throughout the summer.
Middle School Math Program of Studies & Online Textbooks
High School Math Program of Studies & Online Textbooks
(Recommended - Discovery Education, Khan Academy, Math Playground). Many teachers use Khan Academy throughout the year, if you are a returning FCPS student, it is encouraged that students use their schoogle accounts to log in and track the topics/progress.
If your student is going into Math 7, teachers recommend the students practice 6th grade math topics (for easy access use Khan Academy or IXL below) with a focus on basic skills.
If your student is going into Math 7 HN, teachers recommend students practice the concepts of real number system, expressions (combining like terms), equations, ratios & proportions, inequalities, functions, geometry, measurement, probability, and statistics.
If your student is going into Math 8, teachers recommend practice on the topics: ratio/percent, working with fractions, geometry, basic operations/computations.
If your student is going into Algebra 1 or Algebra 1 Honors, teachers recommend reviewing: Integers, Square roots, order of operations, fractions/decimals/percents, negative exponent rules, graphing functions, equations, inequalities, mean/median/mode/range, substitution.
If your student is going into Geometry HN, teachers recommend reviewing fractions, radicals, exponents, equations, inequalities, linear equations, quadratics, systems of equations 2 x 2.
If your child is going into Algebra 2 HN, teachers recommend reviewing factoring, simplifying radicals, quadratics and linear functions, statistics (zscores), and absolute value inequalities.
Other resources, not endorsed by FCPS:
IXL, each website correlates with VA Math Standards for that grade level:
http://mathvids.com/topic/mathhelp/8-pre-algebra videos of basic skills
http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra great for Math 7/Math 7HN/Math 8
www.coolmath.com/algebra for Geometry students
www.sosmath.com/algebra for Geometry students