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Parent Resource Guide


The 2012-2013 Parent Resource Guide, a tool for parents, has been approved by the School Board and is posted at
Parent Resource Guide

Why should I go to the guide?
· Defines terms commonly used by educators
· Gives examples of skills children will be taught in each grade
· Explains what will happen if a child falls behind and what help is offered to catch up
· Suggests what parents, as partners in the learning process, can do at home.

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Information about
Common Core Standards
How do I access Accelerated Reader at home?

Tests can be taken and parents can sign up for email notifications regarding their child’s AR test taking scores.

To sign up to receive an e-mail for each quiz your child takes on AR quiz, please log in to Home Connect at: https://hosted81.renlearn.com/707343/HomeConnect/login.aspx

Username: (your child’s username for AR)

Password: (your child’s password for AR)

Contact your child’s teacher for these

Develop a love of Reading

Here are some helpful resources to find great books that will help you hook your kids into a love of reading:

Reading Rocket: comprehensive site funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Reading Planet: interactive site from non-profit group, Reading is Fundamental.

Guys Read: a great site for book suggestions and helpful hints for boys.

Storyline Online: videos featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading stories aloud. Obviously not a substitute for reading to your kids, but probably better than TV or video games.

International Children’s Digital Library: read over 4000 books online for free.

 Suggested Easy Chapter Books

Short and Sweet Chapter Books
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Find parent resources to support your child’s learning:

Reading
Writing
Discipline
Leadership/Character Building