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Level It

Scan your child's book's ISBN and view the Lexile, Guided Reading,
Grade Level Equivalent, and/or DRA levels for the book.

Perfect for educators and parents.

Parent Resources for the Common Core State Standards

Gain information about the Common Core State Standards
by visiting these sites.

Parent Resources

News Dec 3 This is a link to a site with resources I feel are valuable to parents. http://www.cgcs.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=383&ViewID=7b97f7ed-8e5e-4120-848f-a8b4987d588f&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=639&PageID=328

Shift 2 - Analyzing Text -in a group discussion

Teacher Profeshional Development Feb 14 This video is of a 5th grade classroom guided group discussion.

Shift 3 - Text Complexity

Teacher Profeshional Development Feb 14 Here is a link to a video about text complexity. It can help you gain knowledge in this area.

Parent Questions?

Blog Oct 11 Do you have questions about what you can be doing at home to support your child as a reader? Here is the place to ask!

The Common Core State Standards: Pressing the Reset Button in Education

News Sep 6 See Pages 6 and 7. http://issuu.com/ilreadcouncil/docs/august_2013_irc_communicator?e=1692383/4643257

World Book Night 2013 - Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

Blog Apr 16 Please share your thoughts and feelings about what you have read.

Western Illinois University

Info Mar 7 Literacy Specialist

Common Core State Standards: Information for Families

Info Mar 7 BIG IDEAS #1 The CCSS focus on helping all children become college and career ready by the time...

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