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Welcome to Title I at
Elm Street School!

Title I, Part A is a federal program designed “To provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.”

ESS Specialists

- Erin Grindle - Math Specialist - EMail

- Jacqueline Russo - Literacy Specialist - Email - Bio

                           

- Robin Aaris - Literacy Ed Tech

Parent Resources

Developed by The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books.  Each story comes with a free Activity Guide and can be viewed on YouTube or SchoolTube.  Rainbow FishWilfrid Gordon MacDonald Partridge, and To Be a Drum are just a few of the books available.
 

http://www.storylineonline.net

Starfall
While some areas of Starfall are part of their premium service, they have many early reader stories available for free.  Students can follow along as the story is read to them and can, in some instances, help create their own story.  The website is highly engaging and a favorite of young readers.


http://starfall.com

Khan Academy Kids app for PreK - K children

This engaging app combines math, reading, drawing and storytelling in thousands of activities. Original stories, games galore, and beautifully illustrated characters hold the interest of young children.

https://www.khanacademy.org/kids

Between the Lions for K-3rd grade

PBS Kids hosts some terrific educational material for children and their Between the Lions reading games and interactives are among the best. There are read-along folktales and fables with a twist, clever song videos of letter sounds, and amusing games. The games incorporate the basic building blocks of reading skills using phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension.

https://mainepublic.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/btl07-ex/

PBS Reading Games for kids in preK-3rd grade

PBS Kids has more than 60 Reading Games, connected to characters from their television series such as Sesame Street, Clifford, Martha Speaks, and Cailou. When your child successfully completes them, many of the games provide instant rewards, such as video clips or more fun games.

https://pbskids.org/games/reading/

Children's books and reading site

Motivate your child through play. Find some great ideas for Reading Games which both you and your child will enjoy.

http://www.childrens-books-and-reading.com/reading-games.html

Khan Academy Kids app for PreK - K children

This engaging app combines math, reading, drawing and storytelling in thousands of activities. Original stories, games galore, and beautifully illustrated characters hold the interest of young children.

https://www.khanacademy.org/kids

How can I support my student at home?

Here are some suggestions for practice at home. 

Reading Rockets

Offers effective teaching strategies, activities, lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, exercises, skills, tests, assessments for reading comprehension, language arts, literacy, fluency, phonics and phonemic awareness for children, especially those with dyslexia and other reading difficulties.

https://www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents

KidsRead2Kids

A Parents' Choice approved website founded by dyslexic and ADHD siblings to bring the joy and confidence back to the struggling reader. The site and YouTube channel provide free audiobooks of abridged classic novels read by high school students and filmed chapter by chapter for easy listening. The website also has a blog filled with information for kids and parents and a list of other free resources.

https://kidsread2kids.com/books

Understood

Offers resources to parents about learning differences.  OUTSTANDING resource!

https://understood.org

How can I support my student at home?

Here are some suggestions for practice at home. 

- Visit Title I at Minot Consolidated School (coming soon...)

- Visit Title I at Poland Community School (coming soon...)