ERIC Number: ED389392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Parents in Partnership for Proficiency: For 3rd & 4th Graders and Their Families.
Neiner, Christine; And Others
This document contains a series of learning materials for 3rd and 4th graders and their families. The materials are designed to augment classroom learning. Included are worksheets, games, and other skill building activities for writing, reading, math, citizenship, and science. These activities are meant to help children prepare for proficiency exams. As such, the document also includes goals for each subject area, methods to develop study skills, and test taking tips. Examples of activities in each subject area include the following: (1) writing--story writing, letter writing, and creating writing webs; (2) reading--power reading, phonics, and story grammar wheels; (3) math--baseball math, money math, and home polygons; (4) citizenship--understanding separation of powers and branches of government, opinion polling, following elections, and family geography bingo; and (5) science--recycling, weather, and being a plant detective. Test taking tips, study skill suggestions and a bibliography of books, videos, magazines, and games to support learning are included. (JW)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, After School Education, Competency Based Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 4, Learning Activities, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Science Experiments, Social Studies, Supplementary Education, Verbal Development
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Students
Authoring Institution: Medina County School District., OH.
Note: Cover and section dividers printed on colored stock.