Parents

SES Report Card


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Responsibility

  • Follow rules and use polite language
  • Listen effectively and pay attention to detail
  • Work Cooperatively with others
  • Use time effectively
  • Complete given chores, tasks, and/or assignments
  • Clean up behind yourself
  • Prepare properly for school and instruction
  • Organize your belongings (ex. bedroom, book bag, notebooks etc)
  • Take pride in your work
  • Take good notes
  • Return completed homework
  • Attend school regularly
  • Model positive behaviors
  • Be honest
  • Show respect for self and others
  • Go beyond expectations
  • Accepts responsibility for what you say and do

 

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Why is reading aloud with my child valuable?

  • it helps develop oral language
  • it increases vocabulary
  • it increases attention span
  • it helps develop a sense of story
  • it demonstrates fluent reading
  • it develops the knowledge of how books are structures
  • it sets the situation for discussing complex ideas and/or sensitive issues
  • it engages your child in reading for enjoyment
  • it helps develop a warm caring relationship between you and your child

Tips for Reading Aloud with Your Child                 reading with dad

  • Select a book that is slightly above your child's reading ability
  • Read picture books to very young children
  • Select a comfortable environment and an appropriate time
  • Look over the cover of the book and have your child predict what the story is about and what might happen in the story
  • Read with expression and occasionally stop to talk about what has been read
  • Match the length of reading time to your child's attention span
  • Always make this an enjoyable time for both you and your child!