Summer 2017

Summer Camp Dates

1, 2 or 3 days a week programs
50 min classes

Summer Session I
4 week session – June 5-July 2

Summer Session II
4 week session – July 3-July 30

Summer Session III
4 week session – July 31-August 27

Offering All Courses 

7 Days a Week

Prek-4th Classes Offered

Each Hour Class Day Options: 
1, 2 or 3 days a week programs

Frisco • Plano • Lucas

Summer Packages

Early Reading

Phonics, Language & Early Guided Reading
PreK3-4 years

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment K

Phonics, Word Play & Early Guided Reading
Kindergarten

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment I

Phonics, Spelling & Guided Reading
1st grade
*(beneficial to students with dyslexic tendencies).

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment II

Phonics, Spelling & Fluency Building
2nd grade

*(beneficial to students with dyslexic tendencies).

Intervention Reading/Fluency Program

3rd or 4th grade

Reading Comprehension

3rd or 4th grade

Intervention Spelling & Vocabulary Enhancement

3rd or 4th grade

Writing Lab

Handwriting, Guided Writing & Grammar
PreK – 1st grade

Writing Lab: Written Expression

2nd-4th grade

Details

PreK-4th Grade

1 – 50 min/week

2 – 50 min/week

3 – 50 min/week

 

Packages of Reading & Writing

1 – 50 min/week of Reading & 1 – 50 min/week of Writing
2 – 50 min/week of Reading & 1 – 50 min/week of Writing
3 – 50 min/week of Reading & 1 – 50 min/week of Writing

 

 Writing Lab/ Handwriting Program Tuition

1 – 50 min/week

Workbook Fee

$35.00 (includes bag, shirt & book club readers)
Sibling Discount 5%

 

Class Times

PreK-4th

Monday – Friday
215-3:05, 3:15-4:05, 4:15-5:05, 5:15-6:05, 6:15-7:05

 

PreK-4th

Saturday
8:30-9:20, 9:30-10:20, 10:30-11:20, 11:30-12:20

Sunday
11:30-12:20, 12:30-1:20, 1:30-2:20, 2:30-3:20

 

Make-up Class

Frisco:  Thursdays 6:15-7:05 or Saturdays 12:30-1:20
Plano:  Saturdays 12:30-1:20 or Sundays 10:30-11:20

Course Descriptions

Early Reading: Phonics, Language & Early Guided Reading

(PreK3-4 years/50 min class) Learn oral language, print awareness, build on letter recognition, letter stroke, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, rhyme time & word play. Advanced concepts will include blending sounds to form words, vowels and consonants, high-frequency word recognition. Daily guided reading and oral language with comprehension through shared reading.

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment K: Phonics, Word Play & Early Guided Reading

(Kindergarten/50 min class) Learn oral language, print awareness, letter recognition, letter stroke, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, high-frequency word recognition and early guided reading.

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment I: Phonics, Spelling & Guided Reading

(1st grader/50 min class) Learn phonetic rules, letter stroke, decode words, spelling program which encompass the structure of the English language including sound/symbol relationships and pre x/su xes. Guided reading, vocabulary enrichment and early uency building with comprehension. *(beneficial to students with dyslexic tendencies).

Multi-Sensory Language Enrichment II: Phonics, Spelling & Fluency Building

(2nd grade/50 min class) Learn advanced phonetic rules, letter stroke, decode words, spelling program which encompass the structure of the English language including sound/symbol relationships, pre x/su x and syllable rules. Guided reading, vocabulary enrichment and fluency building with comprehension. *(beneficial to students with dyslexic tendencies).

Intervention Reading/Fluency Program

(3rd or 4th grade/50 min class) Designed for older, struggling students who are reading below grade level. Our RR intervention reading program is an intensive, therapeutic curriculum e ective for students who are not quite reading at-level or a uent/independent reader. Learn advanced phonetic and spelling rules, and decode words for proper word pronunciation. Also included, uency building using high-interest level books in guided reading with vocabulary enrichment and uency activities using interactive reading by modeling pace and expression.

Reading Comprehension

(3rd or 4th grade/50 min class) Using passages, learn to summarize and synthesize as you read. Using critical thinking methods, review story development, prologue, character analysis, sequence, problem or irony in story, identifying piqué/turning points, vocabulary enhancement, authors purpose, tone, intent and story closure. Q & A test prep is included.

Intervention Spelling & Vocabulary Enhancement

(3rd or 4th grade/50 min class) Learn spelling while demonstrating a love of words! Created for uent readers, but weak spellers that need to learn why a word is spelled the way it is. Sequential spelling lessons build using explicit spelling instruction paired with phonology, sound production and sentence dictation. Improve vocabulary, word usage and alphabetizing.

Writing Lab: Handwriting, Guided Writing & Grammar

(PreK – 1st grade/50 min class) Our early handwriting program includes improving handwriting strokes and legibility with stroke formation using Manuscript. Guided Writing topics based from storybook literature re ections. Sentence development is encouraged while building emergent paragraphs & introduction to grammar.

Writing Lab: Written Expression

(2nd-4th grade/50 min class) Explore a variety of writing topics through interactive writing (with a writing coach) while building paragraphs to emerging essays with enhanced vocabulary and descriptive details. Spelling rules, punctuation, grammar usage and legibility is included in our writing program. 

Cancellation and Refund Policies 

  • If you choose to cancel your regisration, a $25 processing fee per session will be withheld from your refund.
  • Refund request must be made no later than 12 noon on the Monday prior to the start of a session (one week in advance) after which time no refunds will be issued.
  • Should The Reading Ranch cancel a class, you will be notified in advance and full fees will be refunded.
  • No refunds are permitted after a session begins.
  • No refunds are permitted due to absences from part or all of a summer session.  Make-up classes are available and must be completed during  same monthly session.  Make-ups cannot be rolled over to the next month or fall (September-May program).
  • No refunds are permitted in the event that The Reading Ranch must cancel sessions due to inclement weather or other extenuating circumstances beyond our control.  

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