Woodson Routines: Shared Reading

What?

Shared Reading helps students to learn important reading and comprehension strategies through modeling and repetition.

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What Else?

When you’re reading together, make sure to talk to your child.  Ask them about the story, have them sound words out, and ask them to talk about what you’ve read.

Woodson Routines: The Critter Pledge

What?

The Critter Pledge:
Stay out of the Red and into the Green
Woodson Critters are never mean!
Spread the word throughout your block –
Woodson Critters will always rock!

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What Else?

Ask your child to recite the Critter Pledge and encourage them to make good choices to stay in the green!

Woodson Routines: Math Money

What?

Math Money helps students develop skill with multi-digit numbers, counting, and the connection between math and money.

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What Else?

Have your child practice counting with pennies, nickels, and dimes.  They can model multi-digit numbers by putting the appropriate coins into groups and learn to count on by adding more coins to the groups!

Woodson Routines: Alphabet Race

What?

In the Alphabet Race, students work together to put the letters of the alphabet in order from A to Z.

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What Else?

You can easily use index cards to create an Alphabet Deck and have your child race against the clock to see how quickly they can put them in order.  You could also have them use the cards to spell simple words like CAT, JUMP, or THE.