Here are some resources we are providing for parents. We will be adding new topics and website links so visit back.
Six Flags - The first strategy is Read Around The Text and all students are using this strategy in their classes.
KIM Vocabulary - The second strategy is K.I.M vocabulary. K is for the key Idea, I is information and M is a memory clue
Two Column Notes family video - This video describes Monticello Middle School's 3rd literacy strategy, Two-column Notes, and gives tips for parental involvement at home.
Reciprocal teaching literacy strategy - This video describes the reciprocal teaching literacy strategy being used at Monticello Middle School.
Read Aloud literacy strategy- Give the reader an idea of what good readers sound like and an opportunity to demonstrate their reading comprehension.
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State Superintendent’s Website - You first choice for learning about OSPI.
FAQs about education in Washington - Find frequently asked questions about OSPI starting with "What does my child need to know?"
Your child’s education - This is a step-off page leading to links OSPI provides specifically for parents.
Your child's progress - A short handout that broadly covers learning expectations and basic information on state testing in grades K-10 (available in various languages)
Student Growth Percentiles (SGP) -A student growth percentile (SGP) describes a student’s growth compared to other students with similar prior test scores (their academic peers).
Attendance and Truancy -Attendance is important for academic success, and unexcused absences may be an early warning sign for unaddressed problems with school and future dropout. When youth fail to attend school, they are considered truant. You will find non only the laws, but suggestions for dealing with truancy problem.
Common Core State Standards - What are common core state standards? OSPI sets the standards and this is the page where you can find the latest.
State testing and Grad Requirements - Find information not only for our students but for high school students as well.
Monticello’s Testing report card - Learn about how our school is performing.
Check your student’s grades on Skyward Family/Student Access
Find out about the MSP (Measurement of Student Progress)
Review grade level learning goals
See where testing is headed in the future
- 8th Grade Washington state learning goals
- 7th Grade Washington state learning goals
- 6th Grade Washington state learning goals
See new classroom standards
The Longview School District has a subscription through the local Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver to post these webinars to our web site. These videos provide valuable information on protecting children on the Internet.
Parents and family members are often unsure what to do when they suspect that their loved one is being bullied in school. Knowing how to respond in a supportive manner is extremely important. Visit this site for more info...
Attendanceworks.org - This includes resources for parents dealing with attendance issues