Here are some resources for parents.    Simply click on a title and it will connect you!

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     Here are some resources for parents.   

    Simply click on a title and it will connect you!

     

    FAMILY FRIENDLY GUIDES TO THE STANDARDS for each grade level: These guides, available in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Chinese (simplified characters), are designed to help schools and families work together to support students’ progress toward mastering the recently revised English language arts/literacy, math, and science and technology/engineering standards. The guides were developed with support from the Massachusetts Parent-Teacher Association, and they will be expanded to include the 2018 history and social science standards in 2019.

     
    FINDING JUST RIGHT BOOKS 
    Tips for Selecting "Just Right" Books for Your Child Want to find books that are "not too hard" and "not too easy" but are "just right" instead? Plus, tips on what to do when children can't read a word or say a book is too hard.
    Nothing is more important to academic achievement than being a good reader. Parents know their children best and can provide the one-on-one time and attention that will lead them to success in reading. Here is a list of ways to help your children become more effective readers.

    WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING, MOM? 
    Your attitude about reading makes a big difference in your child's ideas about the importance of reading and learning.
     
     
    Bedtime Stories for Busy Parents
    This unique website has bedtime stories for busy parents, even those traveling away from home, to read aloud to their children.

    5 TIPS FOR PARENTS OF RELUCTANT READERS 
    So your child would rather clean his room than read a book? Here are some tips to get him reading.

    10 WAYS TO HELP YOUR KIDS GET ORGANIZED
    Homework advice and study skills information are available here. Tame the chaos! Help your child succeed in school and in life: use these tips to help your child become more organized.

    VIDEO: FLUENT READING
    Fluent Reading: Inspire young readers to practice every day Hosted by Deborah Norville, Fluent Reading explores the ability to decode quickly and achieve fluency. This program is the third episode of Launching Young Readers, WETA's award-winning series of innovative half-hour programs about how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help.
     
    COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES GRADES K-3
      Good readers use many forms of thinking and analyzing text as they read.  It is therefore important to teach beginning readers strategies for constructing meaning from text. Comprehension strategies help readers enhance their understanding, overcome difficulties in comprehending text, and compensate for weak or imperfect knowledge related to the text.
    HOMEWORK TIPS
    Homework is important, but helping children with homework isn't always easy. Here are some ways you can make homework easier for everyone!