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ASSIGNMENTS: Summer Packets

posted Jun 22, 2015, 6:24 AM by Angela DeFilippis   [ updated Jun 22, 2015, 6:30 AM ]
Dear students and parental units,

For the summer, BSEA is requiring all students to complete summer assignments for ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Students will be receiving this packets of work before the end of the year. All packets include answer sheets for multiple choice answers, showing work, and short responses. Please be sure to complete and bring back ALL PACKETS AND ANSWER SHEETS on the first day of school. Attached and included below are the instructions and list of package contents:

Summer Assessment Packets


1.       Print your name clearly on the top of each packet. You may use a black pen or pencil for all work.

2.      Your name and ID numbers should be printed on the top of all answer sheets. If it is not, please print your name clearly on all answer sheets attached to all packets.

a.      These answer sheets will be scanned.

3.      If the question/problem requires you to show your work, please use the space provided on the answer sheets.

4.      You may write on and/or use the space in the packets (e.g. math calculations, highlighting, underlining, margin notes, etc.).

5.     Bring back all packets and answer sheets on the first day of school.


List of Packets (Grade 7):

1.       Social Studies
a.      “The Southeast; Exploring the ‘Land of the Flowers’”
b.      “A Constitution for Kids”
c.       “Always Remember”
d.      “Sacagawea”
2.      English Language Arts
a.      “Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from the Birmingham City Jail”
b.      “Letter from Jackie Robinson on Civil Rights”
c.       “Ice Harvest”
d.      “Avoiding Earthquake Surprises in the Pacific Northwest”
3.      Mathematics
4.      Science
a.      “The Penny Experiment”
b.      “How to Make a Better Robot”
c.       “A Club for Explorers”

List of Packets (Grade 6):

1.       Social Studies
a.      “First Ladies”
b.      “The Allure of Gold”
2.      English Language Arts
a.      “Lonely”
b.      “Jumping Bodies”
c.       “A Crooked Election”
d.      “Lizzie Escapes”
3.      Mathematics
4.      Science
a.      “Miss Johnson’s Plant Experiment”
b.      “Alexander Graham Bell”