Links for Parents

If you know who created this, please let me know so I can give them credit!
If you know who created this, please let me know so I can give them credit!

To receive text message updates on what’s happening/due dates/etc. in our classroom, please subscribe to your students REMIND101 account. Follow the links to join.

English Class: https://www.remind.com/join/cosnere

Accelerated Class: https://www.remind.com/join/cosner8

This is an AMAZING website about empowering young women. It has great suggestions for books, toys, gifts, and activities. It covers most topics relevant to pre-teen girls. Check out A Mighty Girl.

Here is our Scholastic Order Page.

Our Classroom Activation code is: MCD2Q

If you choose to order with a form, please make your checks payable to Scholastic Reading Club. The more books that you order, the more books we get for our library! Feel free to order an extra for our classroom when ordering as well!

 

Outstanding article about praise, especially for those kids with the gifted label: http://nymag.com/news/features/27840/

 

Every kid in this day and age needs to know how to type well. Help them by using this FREE program from the BBC. 

A lot of the students in my class are going to struggle to find materials that really challenge them. Here are some suggestions to find challenging and age appropriate texts:

Junior Great Books

The NPR Ultimate ages 9-11 list

Mighty Girl Books of 2013

Here are a few more from our Gifted Intervention Specialist- Joan Miller!

http://atn-reading-lists.wikispaces.com/Read+Alikes

http://www.guysread.com/books/ 

http://www.adlit.org/books_by_theme/

http://www.reading.org/resources/booklists/youngadultschoices.aspx 

http://www.teenreads.com/

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/bbya/

http://www.amazon.com/Young-Adult-Teens-Books/b/ref=chp_test_bb_youngadult?ie=UTF8&node=28&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=browse&pf_rd_r=1MKSP4CDG2RTMTM35TVK&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1390274622&pf_rd_i=4

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/teens-teen-books/379003056/

http://www.ecfs.org/files/ms-booklist-general.pdf

 

(please check back, I’ll keep adding things!)

And if you are feeling generous today, stop by our class Amazon wish list!

 

 

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