PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION:

The purpose of this page is to provide parents and guardians with some helpful information to assist your child in various domains:  academic, social, and emotional. Again, these are just some interesting articles that you may find helpful. Parents/Guardians, you are doing a wonderful job with your children. These sites just may give you some valuable pointers or ideas.  Have fun and most of all, enjoy your great children.  The time will go by so fast, and before you know it they are done high school. Cherish this time with your children.  They are truly awesome, amazing and a lot of fun!  I am so proud of your children--their effort, their positive changes, and all that they are learning, processing, and growing!  Thank you for sharing them with me!

 

 

COMMON CORE INFORMATION:

http://achievethecore.org/content/upload/Top%208%20Parent%20Questions.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ParentTeacher+Conferences&utm_content=ParentTeacher+Conferences+CID_90c84af388aeb46fcdaa62981058bcdc&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=A%20Common%20Core%20FAQ

 

MATH AND THE COMMON CORE:

http://www.cgcs.org/page/244?utm_source=PARCC+Updates+11%2F13%2F14&utm_campaign=11%2F13%2F2014+Update&utm_medium=email

 

 

http://www.cgcs.org/cms/lib/DC00001581/Centricity/Domain/36/ParentGuide_Math_5.pdf

 

VIDEOS TO CONSIDER~~HOW IS MY CHILD DOING?

http://milestones.greatkids.org/

 

ROADMAPS:

 

http://www.cgcs.org/domain/36

 

UNDERSTAND THE SHIFT:

 

http://achievethecore.org/content/upload/122113_Shifts.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ParentTeacher+Conferences&utm_content=ParentTeacher+Conferences+CID_90c84af388aeb46fcdaa62981058bcdc&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=Shifts%20at%20a%20Glance



BEGINNING THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH ROUTINES FOR SUCCESS

 

Five key skills for academic success:

http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/60-five-skills-for-academic-success.gs

 

Surprising secrets to school success

Eight ideas about academic learning you may not know.

http://www.greatschools.org/students/academic-skills/1572-surprising-facts-about-academic-learning.gs?cpn=20130901weeklysend

 

How to beat the morning rush

http://www.greatschools.org/back-to-school/4903-beat-the-morning-rush.gs?cpn=20130901weeklysend

 

Need Help With the Morning Routine

http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/behavior-discipline/1462-need-help-with-the-morning-routine.gs

 

Help! My Child Is Always Late to School

http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/behavior-discipline/1215-always-late-to-school.gs

 

Optimism and motivation: Keys to your child's success

http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/legal-rights/1076-optimism-

 

Motivating the Unmotivated Student

http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/behavior-discipline/616-motivating-the-unmotivated-student.gs

Sleep: The secret weapon for school success

 

http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/health-nutrition/620-sleep-the-secret-weapon-for-school-success.gs

 


From time to time in 5W, we stop and get moving in the classroom.  Here are some interestinig articles about music and exercise.  Every day, I encourage students to get outside and move!

Physical activity helps with paying attention:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090331183800.htm

 

Exercise and music helps!

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=99556&page=1

 

Yoga basics:

http://www.yogabasics.com/standing-yoga-poses.html



new.....COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES:

BEFORE READING:
http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=31713


DURING READING:

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/collateral_resources/pdf/l/lessonplans_graphicorg_pdfs_duringreading.pdf

AFTER READING: 

http://printables.scholastic.com/printables/detail/?id=31712


American Reading Company Q&A:  http://www.americanreading.com/products/100bc/faq/

Leveled reading:   http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/leveled-reading


Reluctant readershttp://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/childrens-books/


6th grade reading: http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/6th-grade-reading/


Tweens:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/tween-privacy/


Bullying:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/bullying


Book ideas:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/a-family-of-readers-the-book-lovers-guide-to-childrens-and-young/

http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/choose-books-for-your-child-3rd5th-grade


Comprehension:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/reading-comprehension/


Reading to your child:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/reading-to-your-child/


Lexiles?  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/lexile/

 
Non-book ways:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/10-non-book-ways-to-get-your-child-reading/


Doctors’s office:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/10-teachable-moments-at-the-doctors-office/


Motivation:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/10-ways-to-motivate-your-child-to-learn/


Literacy lingo:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/a-quick-guide-to-literacy-lingo-in-the-classroom/


DRA:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/dra-reading-levels/


Test tips:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/11-test-best-tips/


Procrastinator proof :  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/5-ways-to-procrastinator-proof-your-child/


Homework:  http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/i-finished-my-homework/