Thursday, December 13, 2007

Kindergarten:

READ TO YOUR CHILD!

Praise your child for success and effort.

Provide opportunities at home that foster responsibility

Spend time talking with your child about his/her school day.

Check RAM Communication Notebook daily.

Practice sight words.

Review letters and sounds in random order.

Memorize numbers 0 to 20 in random order.

Complete weekend letter writing homework.

HAVE YOUR CHILD READ TO YOU!


1ST GRADE:

READ TO YOUR CHILD!

Praise your child for success and effort.

Provide opportunities at home that foster responsibility.

Spend time talking with your child about his/her school day.

Check RAM Communication Notebook daily.

Practice sight words.

Review Metra reading skills nightly.

Memorize addition facts to sums of 20.

Practice assigned spelling words.

HAVE YOUR CHILD READ TO YOU!


2nd - 7th GRADES:

Read to your child!

Praise your child for success and effort.

Provide opportunities that foster responsibility

Spend time talking and listening to your child about his/her day.

Be involved with our child's daily activities.  Be proactive in their lives.

Ask to see all papers, newsletters and correspondence from school.

Take any and all opportunities to teach.

Keep an open line of two-way communication between school and home.

Monitor your child's progress at school.

Know your child's friends.



8TH -12TH GRADES:

Encourage reading of newspapers, magazines and books for pleasure.

Praise your student for success and effort.

Provide opportunities at home that foster responsibility.

Monitor your student's Internet use and be aware of dangers and abuses that might occur.

Spend time talking with your student about his/her school day on a regular basis.

Please review all materials being sent home with report cards pertaining to your student's well being.

Be aware of Progress Report and Report Card dates on the school calendar so you can expect them in the mail.

Help your student plan a regular study time and have a study area at home.

Attempt to attend scheduled parent teacher conferences in the fall and spring at the school.

Keep an open line of communication with the school officials.

High School parents should look for the Lakeside Journal monthly.

High School parents may log onto the school website (Http://Lakeside.rams.dsc.k12.ar.us) at any time to view their student's progress by using Parent Viewer (contact school for ID and PIN number or ask your student).