School Closure Letter

Dear Students and Families,  As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, the Curriculum and Assessment Team is committed to offerin...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Fun with Phonemic Awareness!

Click here for Parent Tips and Videos for Working on Phonemic Awareness

Your child is learning that words are made up of individual sounds. They may be blending sounds into words, breaking words into sounds, or changing up the sounds in words to form new ones. Below, you will see the child blending sounds into words.
  • Start with 2-sound words, and build up to 3, 4, 5 sound words
  • Celebrate success
  • Use counters/legos/tiles if support is needed
  • Keep it playful
  • Having child guess
  • Mouthing the sounds
  • Explicitly linking sounds to letters

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Join QPS Literacy Teacher, Mrs. Bates in "WHAT SAYS?"

Happy National Teacher Day and Happy National Children's Book Week!  Join QPS teacher, Mrs. Bates in a fun "What Says?" activity with a bumpy board! 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

"The House We Sheltered In" by Freeman Ng

Listen to this timely poem about sheltering-in-place, based on a classic English rhyme.  
You can also download the free mini-picture book here.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Logging into Lexia Core 5 Reading

Follow Mrs. Vaughan's screen to learn how to log into the Lexia Core 5 Reading Program!