Created by an experienced classroom teacher, this resource features ready-to-go homework pages that target grade-level reading standards for both literary and informational text. Assignments include a reading passage and a short letter to families that gives directions and suggestions about how to help their children before, during, and after reading. Text-dependent comprehension questions for each passage also support the specific reading standard. Perfect for effectively building the school-home connection.
About the Author
Mary Rose, an accomplished teacher and staff developer in Florida, is the author of Scholastic’s best-selling 10 Easy Writing Lessons That Get Kids Ready for Writing Assessments, Writing Prompts for Success on the Tests, and a series of Week-by-Week Homework books for reading, writing, and math. Mary has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Masters degrees in Elementary Education and in Educational Leadership. She taught Grades K–1 for 20 years and Grade 4 for 18 years. She retired in 2009 and lived in Longwood, Florida, with her husband Tom.