English Language Arts
    Parent and Teacher

    Fundations Parent Information Packets

    Wilson Fundations® is a multisensory and systematic phonics, spelling, and handwriting program that benefits all K-2 students.  Fundations is designed as a whole-class, general education program and can be taught in small groups or 1:1 settings for those who need additional practice in order to master these foundational skills.



    Seven Strategies Bookmarks 

    This resource is designed to provide language to parents as they work to support students in practicing their decoding skills.


    Learning to Read with Molly (YouTube Series): 

    Molly is a Reading and Dyslexia Specialist with over 25 years of experience who has created videos designed to teach people how to read. "Learn to Read" series uses a step-by-step Structured Literacy approach (Orton Gillingham) to teach students.  These videos can be used in your classroom but may also be very helpful to share with parents who are eager to help their learners or who are interested in learning more about how children learn to read. Growing Summer Readers Website

    This is a direct link to the district’s summer reading initiative.  


    Growing Summer Readers - Parent/Teacher Information Screencast

    This screencast takes viewers through a detailed explanation of the summer reading initiative.  It is designed as a tool to offer additional directions and clarification for the summer reading initiative.


    Dyslexia Resource Site

    This district-created website is designed to offer information, learning resources, and technology tool suggestions for parents and teachers.  

    Start with A Book 

    Read! Explore! Learn! - This resource is designed to help strengthen students' reading and writing skills and build background knowledge. 


    Reading Rockets - Literacy at Home

    This wonderful literacy resource that offers ideas, suggestions, teaching tips, videos, book suggestions, and many other resources to support parents and caregivers.

    Colorín Colorado - Ayudando a los ninos leer ... y a triunfar

    En su calidad de padre, usted dispone de muchas maneras para poder ayudar a su hijo a triunfar cada día.

    Los siguientes recursos dirigidos a padres bilingües le ofrecen consejos para ayudar a su niño a aprender a leer, tener éxito en la escuela y aprender un nuevo idioma. También le dan información sobre el sistema escolar de Estados Unidos y le comparten ideas sobre cómo desarrollar una relación con el maestro y la escuela de su hijo.

    Además, usted puede encontrar divertidos consejos y juegos, listas bilingües, ideas para el uso de la biblioteca pública y videos de autores e ilustradores de libros infantiles y músicos que tocan canciones para niños. A continuación los recursos se organizan por teams.


    The Ultimate Guide to Free Reading and Literacy Resources

    The Internet offers families a wealth of resources to help children become better readers and many of these can help children work on their reading skills for free.  This is a comprehensive list of free resources that can be accessed by all.  A special thank you to Briana and Lisa for sharing this fabulous resource with the FRSD community.


    Imagination Soup

    Imagination Soup‘s focus is making learning fun, active, and engaging for kids. It’s a place where parents and teachers can find great books as well as learning ideas, resources, and a community.

    Reading is Fundamental - Literacy Central Parent Resources

    Discover our reading resources, including suggested books that kids love, activity sheets, puzzles, tips for parents, and much more, that can encourage children to read.


    Sight Words Practice

    Sightwords.com is a comprehensive sequence of teaching activities, techniques, and materials for one of the building blocks of early childhood literacy. This collection of resources is designed to help teachers, parents, and caregivers teach a child how to read. We combine the latest literacy research with decades of teaching experience to bring you the best methods of instruction to make teaching easier, more effective, and more fun.


    Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Their systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.

Last Modified on October 26, 2023