The Comprehension Box is a tool for families in grades K-5 to use to support reading success at home. The box supports the 3 key components of reading… being able to read with understanding and then talk and write about what the student read.
The sides of the Comprehension Box have strategies that help students improve their ability to read, write, and talk about fiction text.
As education changes in this country, there are more and more families who feel that they are unable to support their child in school. Students come home with homework and many families are unable to help. The academic language is vastly different than when most parents were in school. These activities will give families the academic language as well as fun and engaging ways to impact their child’s success in key areas.
The Common Core Backpack Activities are a set of engaging, interactive, and motivating activities (Kindergarten -5th grades) designed to increase opportunities for learning at home. The activities are directly aligned with key Common Core Standards that families can use to support mastery in reading comprehension, writing and mathematics.
The Activities are geared towards families who, for various reasons, have been disengaged from their child’s school, but want the opportunity to support their child’s success. There is no shortage of resources for families who want to help their children succeed in school. The Common Core Backpack Activities will be unique because…
Learning strategies embedded in all Common Core Back Pack Activities.
DOWNLOADABLE ENGLISH SAMPLES (PDF)
DOWNLOADABLE MATH SAMPLES (PDF)
The Family-School Action Plan is a document used to facilitate a conversation between a parent/caregiver and their child’s teacher. The document helps the teacher and parent identify the student’s challenge area and create a plan for how to improve results. This document should be used when a student is struggling in a particular area (academics, attendance, behavior, etc.). What is unique about the Family-School Action Plan is that it allows the teacher, parent and student to set a goal together and to identify their role in reaching success.