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Ohio Dept. of Education New Common Core Standards- Kid Friendly Versions for Math and Language Arts

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Online Achievement test Practice
Click here to practice your achievement test online.
Family Education Site
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Get ready for the Achievement Tests -Parents, Did you know that your child can practice for the Achievement Test online from home. All they need is a computer with an internet connection.
Click here to practice: Practice Test
Study Island
Study Island is one of the most practical and effective web-based learning programs available. Their products are web-based, state standards-based, and research based. Your child can log on from home if internet service is available and he/she remembers his/her login name and password. This program can help to ensure your child success in Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies as well as improve his/her performance on the state achievement tests in these subject areas.
Online Stories for Children
This site is wonderful for children of all ages. It offers online interactive story books, games, jigsaw puzzles, and coloring pages that can be done online or printed out and colored.
Your child can practice his/her spelling words online.
We are an online spelling program that makes practicing for spelling tests fun. has:
- Over 35,000 spelling words and eight spelling games!
- A REAL person who says each word and sentence
- Thousands of free spelling lists. Or save your own!
- A free forum and newsletter with more resources!
Reading Rockets
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and how you can help them.
Reading Is Fundamental:
We prepare and motivate children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most. We inspire children to be lifelong readers through the power of choice. RIF provides new, free books for children to choose from and make their own. The seeds of inspiration in these books have motivated children to follow their dreams and achieve their potential. Yes, it seems incredible for a book to launch a life, but it happens every day as hungry, inquisitive young minds reach out and grab hold of the new people, places, and ideas that books bring them.
IRA or International Reading Association offers members new approaches to teaching literacy, easy ways to stay up to date on the latest research, and opportunities to connect with local literacy leaders.
The mission of the International Reading Association (IRA) is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide. The Association provides outstanding professional development and supports excellent teaching, critical research, and promotion of the lifetime reading habit.
University of Oregon:
This website is designed to provide information, technology, and resources to teachers, administrators, and parents across the country.

Big Ideas in Beginning Reading focuses on the five BIG HUGE IDEAS of early literacy:

Phonemic AwarenessAlphabetic Principle
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