Comprehension and Fluency 



    Emphasis is on background knowledge (schema) and how helping children make connections will help them comprehend. Parents make a “retelling” glove. The importance of fluency as it relates to comprehension is explained.


    How to Help With Reading Part 1 /How to Help With Reading Part 1-Spanish

    How to Help With Reading: Part 1

    Parents are informed about the five big ideas in beginning reading instruction and how they relate to mClass:3D.  Parents will receive step-by-step instructions on helping their child learn to look at print, including a demonstration using magnetic letters. 

    How To Help With Reading Pt. 2 / How to Help With Reading Part 2-Spanish

     How to Help With Reading: Part 2  


    A description of reading levels is given along with examples. Parents have an opportunity to level some texts. A demonstration is given on incorporating higher level reading strategies.

    Language Development

    Language Development


    Recognize how language and vocabulary are directly influenced by culture, experiences and environment. Identify strategies parents can use to improve language development of children. 

     The Power of Reading to Your Child 


    Power of Reading To Your Child (kindergarten parents)

    Reading with children spells success for early literacy. Putting a few simple strategies into action will make a significant difference in helping children develop into good readers and writers.

    Reading 3-D / Reading 3-D Spanish


    Reading 3-D

    Read 3-D is an assessment sponsored by NC DPI, as part of a state-wide effort to ensure students are reading by the end of 3rd grade.  It balances the assessment of foundational skills with Text, Reading and Comprehension (TRC) diagnostics, giving teachers quick indicators and a complete picture of a student’s reading development.  

     North Carolina Read to Achieve / North Carolina Read to Achieve-Spanish 

    North Carolina Read to Achieve 

    Parents are given vital information to help them understand North Carolina General Assembly’s Read to Achieve law.  The goal of the State is to ensure that every student read at or above grade level by the end of third grade and continue to progress in reading proficiency so that he or she can read, comprehend, integrate, and apply complex text when needed.
Last Modified on March 14, 2018