Reading Routines & Healthy SleepChild psychologists have linked bedtime reading routines to increased vocabulary and cognitive functions and a team at Tuck created a new guide to help increase awareness. They cover the best bedtime stories available both online and in print for the newborn children through fifth graders with synopses as well as helpful information for parents regarding sleep hygiene for children.Check it out here: https://www.tuck.com/best-bedt
Healthy Sleep Schedules
Although each child is unique, our team put together a resource of strategies and tips parents can use to alleviate bedtime anxiety and encourage more sleeping hours:
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It's not uncommon for children to be afraid of the dark, negatively impacting sleep patterns and even daily life. For those children easily distressed at night, feeling safe and secure can make the biggest difference in a healthy sleep schedule.
We’ve thoughtfully gathered tips for weaving elements of safety and security into your child’s nighttime routine as a way to ease bedtime anxiety, so you and your child can work towards a full night’s sleep.
This website provides lessons and activities for skills learned in Math, ELA, Social Studies, and Science.
Games focused on 3rd grade math skills.
A free website that provides instructional videos and lessons in any subject for any grade level.
A website where students can build on Math fluency.
This website provides spelling and vocabulary activities.
An interactive online website that provides various books read aloud and activties to go along with them.
This website discusses the wonders of children. Example: “Why do birds fly in a V form?” Students can search various wonders. Each is offered with informational text that can be read to with the audio feature or read independently. Pictures and separate videos are also paired with the wonder for extra information. Vocabulary is given for every passage and a vocabulary challenge is offered to seek understanding of words. Also, there’s an opportunity to see if comprehension of the passage was mastered. At the end of every passage are a list of ideas and activities that go along with the topic.
Parents' Guide to Student Success
THIS GUIDE INCLUDES
- An overview of some of the key things your child will learn in English/Literacy and Math in Kindergarten through High School
- Ideas for activities to help your child learn at home
- Topics of discussion for talking to your child’s teacher about his or her academic progress
Read Write Think
This website provides free materials for practices in reading and language arts instruction pertaining to kindergarten through twelfth grade students.
This website has multiple lessons geared to improve comprehension, vocabulary, and reading skills for kindergarten through sixth grade students. A person could pick an activity by grade level, common core standard, lexlie level, etc.
The website provides ample amount of passages, articles, stories and activities to go along with them.
This website gives articles based on filtered requests. You can put in what subject, grade level, and even break it further into what core curriculum standard you are working on. It gives you an article that suits your request and activities to follow along and assess understanding skills.
These activities are created for second grade students and up.
This page has downloadable content on building cursive writing skills.