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We are also doing a crazy sock exchange. Don't forget to send yours in! I am sure we'll have a great time.
Relay for Life - Hat Day
Colonies Living Museum
Costumes and props are not required, but can be fun to use. We have been discussing ideas to use for dressing up/using items to aid in our presentation without going to buy anything. For example, some plastic food that some children might have could be brought in as a prop to illustrate crops/foods grown and eaten in the different colony groups.
The county is offering sessions to help parents better understand the test and score reports, the dates and times of which are on the parent letter.
Here are some additional resources:
Georgia Milestones Assessment practice: http://experience-ga.ctb.com/
Welcome to Milestones, a free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-8. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade. Choose a grade below to get started.http://www.greatschools.org/gk/milestones/ This site helps show parents what success looks like at grade level. It is not associated with the Georgia Milestones.
This site shows parents to search by state, grade and subject to find Common Core homework support resources.
Top 8 Questions Parents Ask Teachers is a Q&A resource authored by Student Achievement Partners' Core Advocate teachers.http://achievethecore.org/content/upload/Top%208%20Parent%20Questions.pdf•
Test Preparation for science and social studies at all grade levels.http://www.wcbritt.org/2008CRCT/crcttests.htm Please remember there are English and Math practice tests here as well, but we now use the Georgia Milestones to test ELA and math.