Parent Workshop for Husky Families!

Smyrna Primary School, April 2021

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New tutorials have been added! Scroll down to learn more!

Comprehension Strategies To Try At Home!

Hello Husky Families,

The information we are sharing with you comes from a book by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst titled, Notice and Note Strategies for Close Reading.


To attend the workshop from home, please do the following:


1. Sign In

2. Watch the Tutorials (1-2 Minutes)

3. Watch a Lesson Taught by a Teacher (20 Minutes)

4. Use the Strategies When Reading with Your Child

Contrast and Contradictions Tutorial

N&N Contrast & Contradictions

Aha Moment Tutorial

N&N Aha! Moment

Watch The Lesson Taught By The Teacher

Contrasts and Contradictions and Aha Moments

Again and Again Tutorial

N&N Again and Again

Watch the Lesson Taught by the Teacher

Again and Again Comprehension Strategy

Memory Moment Tutorial

N&N Memory Moment

Watch the Lesson Taught by a Teacher

Memory Moment Comprehension Strategy
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Words of the Wiser Tutorial

N&N Words of the Wiser

Watch the Lesson Taught by a Teacher!

Chrysanthemum Read Aloud

Math Strategies to Try At Home!

Hello Husky Families,

The math strategies we are sharing come from an educational resource called BoxCars and One Eyed Jacks.


To attend the workshop from home, please do the following:


1. Sign In

2. Watch the tutorials that coincide with your child's grade level

3. Practice at home with your child

Math K-2 Tutorial Part I

10 Primary Math Breaks

Math 3-5 Tutorial Part 1

How Parents Can Help - Multiplication - Fractions

CHECK OUT THE NEW MATH VIDEOS!!

Using Multiplication Table for Multiplication Facts, Fractions and Ratios!

This strategy is most appropriate for 3rd-5th grades.
Using Multiplication Table for Multiplication Facts, Fractions and Ratios

Tic Tac 10's, 100's, and 1,000's!

  • Tic Tac Tens & Tic Tac Tens using dots or M&Ms are most appropriate for Kindergarten - 2nd grades.
  • Tic Tac 100's is most appropriate for 2nd - 5th grades.
  • Tic Tac 1,000's is most appropriate for 3rd - 5th grades.
  • Tic Tac 10ths is most appropriate for 4th and 5th grades.

Tic Tac 10's 100's and 1000's

Check out how to talk to your child about being responsible and making wise decisions!

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Books and Read-Alouds

We are including a list of books and links to their read-aloud that you can use with your students to learn about and practice responsible decision making skills. Enjoying these activities together is a great way to bond with your student while you learn!
What If Everybody Did That? by Ellen Javernick & Illustrated by Colleen M. Madden
Read Along Story - Don't Squeal Unless Its A Big Deal by Jeanie Franz Ransom [Classroom Management]
What do you do with a problem? by Kobi Yamada
MONSTER, BE GOOD!
What's the Problem by Brian Smith Read Aloud
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Let's Learn about STEM!!

STEM Education Overview

GRADES 3-5 GET TO BUILD A CATAPULT!!

GRADES K-2 GET TO BUILD A BEACH TOY, A FLOATIE, AND HAMMOCK FOR A LLAMA!!

You can use any additional materials at home to build your hammock, floatie, and or beach toy. Pipe cleaners, straws, craft sticks, material, tape, and a llama have been provided. Toilet paper rolls and water bottles are great materials to use from home.

WATCH THE LLAM GOES TO THE BEACH VIDEO!!

Llama Llama Go to the Beach

PLEASE READ THE BOOKS THAT WERE PROVIDED WITH YOUR FAMILIES AT HOME. IT WILL BE FUN TO MAKE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE BOOKS AND THE STEM ACTIVITIES!

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Send pictures of you and your family creating the STEM activities to your teacher through dojo!

Smyrna Primary School

This information was provided for you by the instructional coaches at Smyrna Primary School.
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