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Parent Tools to help students with reading, writing, and parent/teacher communication

The next 12 links give you a guide to what your child should learn within each grade for English Language Arts. This would be a great tool to use during teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or any meetings where you have a direct question about how your child is being taught in English Language Arts.

Kindergarten Parent Guide

Click on this link to see what your child should learn by the end of Kindergarten in English Language Arts.

First Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of First Grade in English Language Arts.

Second Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Second Grade in English Language Arts.

Third Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Third Grade in English Language Arts.

Fourth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Fourth Grade in English Language Arts.

Fifth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Fifth Grade in English Language Arts.

Sixth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Sixth Grade in English Language Arts.

Seventh Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Seventh Grade in English Language Arts.

Eighth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Eighth Grade in English Language Arts.

Ninth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Ninth Grade English I. These standards apply to both regular and honors English I.

Tenth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Tenth Grade English II. These standards apply to both regular and honors English II.

Eleventh Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Eleventh Grade English III. These standards apply to both regular and honors English III.

Twelfth Grade Parent Guide

Click on the above link to see what your child should learn by the end of Twelfth Grade English IV. These standards apply to both regular and honors English IV.

The NCDPI Parent Page

This webpage provides parents with information and resources aligned with the English Language Arts North Carolina Standard Course of Study - Revised 2017.

The resources below have been posted before the 2017-18 school year and may not be aligned to the new North Carolina Standard Course of Study. However, the information in the links may help you with specific skills.


Amazon Rapids

Turn screen time into reading time! Each story experience is designed to make reading fun. Build your reader's confidence, spark the imagination, and encourage a lifelong love of reading.

Presentation PowerPoint

Outline of startling facts, helpful information, and useful links.

Support Literacy Learning All Year Long

How can you as a family member and caregiver help your child or teen read and write more outside of school?

http://www.reading.org/Resources/Booklists.aspx

Each year children, young adults, teachers, and librarians around the United States select their favorite recently published books for the “Choices” reading lists. These lists are broken down by age and grade level; and include the title, author, and a brief summary.

Fun Summer Literacy Activities (Suggestions)

Summer Reading and Writing Calendar (Suggestions)

Reading every day, even if it’s for just a few minutes, improves children’s ability to read and learn. Here are activities that involve reading and related skills. There’s no special order, and you don’t have to do everything listed. Just pick the ones that look interesting — or think of your own ideas for summertime reading fun.

Reading is Fundamental Monthly Calendars

Download RIF's monthly activity calendars, which provide engaging reading and writing activity suggestions to last a month! Great resource when tailoring a summer calendar for your child(ren).

Daily Summer Reading and Writing Activity Calendar

Here you can find important events in literary history, authors' birthdays, and a variety of holidays, all with related activities and resources that make them more relevant to students. View by day, by week, or by month.