Parents on Your Side Resource Materials Workbook / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932127584
  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publication date: 6/28/1991
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,347,358
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview of Parents On Your Side 5
Developing a Parent Involvement Plan 6
How to Use This Book 7
Section 1 Opening the Lines of Communication with Parents and Students 8
"Welcome Students" Letterhead 9
"Welcome Parents" Letterhead 10
"Fold-a-note" Greeting Cards 11
Student Postcards 12
"Welcome" Phone Call Planning Sheet 15
"Welcome" Phone Call Planning Sheet to Parents of Potential Problem Students 16
Communicating Your Expectations to Parents 17
Letter of Introduction-Primary Grades 20
Letter of Introduction-Upper Grades 21
Why You Need a Classroom Discipline Plan 22
Classroom Discipline Plan Letterhead 25
Why You Need a Homework Policy 26
Homework Policy Letterhead 30
"All Through the Year" Calendar 31
Calendar of Events 32
Section 2 Making Your Back-to-School Night a Parent Involvement Success 33
Back-to-School Night Invitation-Elementary 35
Back-to-School Night Invitation-Secondary 36
Back-to-School Night Reminder Note 37
Back-to-School Night Raffle Tickets 38
Back-to-School Night Lotto Board 39
Back-to-School Night Sign-in Sheet 40
Back-to-School Night Bonus Tickets 41
"We Missed You" Parent Update Note 42
Back-to-School Night Classroom Posters 44
Back-to-School Night Desk Tags 46
Back-to-School Night Name Tags 47
Back-to-School Night Presentation Outline (Elementary) 49
Back-to-School Night Presentation Outline (Secondary) 51
Back-to-School Night Parent Handbook Cover 54
Parent Handbook Communication Forms 55
Power Reading Tip Sheet 56
"Map of Our School" Letterhead 57
"Helping Your Child at Home" Letterhead 58
School Policies Letterhead 59
School Absence Notes for Parents 60
Parent Volunteer Message 61
Parent Volunteer Letter 62
"Just Between Us" Parent-to-Child Telegram 64
Teacher Calling Cards 65
Follow-Up Letter to Back-to-School Night 66
Section 3 Positive Parent Communications Throughout the School Year 67
Positive Phone Call Form 68
Positive Parent "Fold-a-Notes" 70
Positive Message Letterhead 71
Positive Notes and Awards 72
Student Birthday Cards 77
Birthday Card for Mom 79
Birthday Card for Dad 80
Student Get Well "Fold-a-notes" 82
Thank You Notes 84
Teacher Schedule for Home Visits 86
Student (school-to-home) Journal 88
"Special Delivery" Envelope Form 89
Class Newsletter Mastheads 91
Newspaper Clip Art and Column Headlines 92
Positive Reinforcement Documentation Sheet 93
Section 4 Getting Parents Involved in the Homework Process 94
Helpful Homework Hints for Parents and Students 95
Homework "Hotline" Memo 99
Positive Homework Notes to Parents 100
Positive Homework Notes for Students 101
Test Update Slips 102
Daily Homework Sheet (Elementary) 103
Daily Homework Sheet (Secondary) 104
Section 5 Document All Problems 105
Class Documentation Sheet 107
Individual Student Documentation Sheet 108
Behavior Documentation Cards 109
Behavior Tracking Sheet 110
Section 6 Contact Parents When Problems Arise 111
Parent Phone Call Worksheet 112
Parent Phone Call Follow-up Worksheet 113
Urgent Message Letterhead 115
How to Conduct a Problem-Solving Conference 116
Problem-Solving Conference Planning Sheet 117
Involving Parents in Problem Solving 118
Home-School Contract 120
Home-School Contract Daily Contact Sheet 121
Section 7 How to Conduct a Parent Conference 122
Parent Conference Invitation 123
Parent Conference Reminder Slips 124
Parent Conference Door Poster 126
Student Sampler Cover Sheet 127
Parent Conference Planning Sheet 128
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