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SBAC Resources

Ways you can help your child prepare for the SBAC

 

Third Grade English Language Arts Expectations:

-The student will be able to read independently at least (2) books per month and respond to them in writing.

-The student should be able to independently read a passage and respond to questions using complete sentences and evidence from the text. (citing evidence)

-The student should be able to gather and use information from more than one source and combine it into their writing. (using multiple sources)

-The  student should be able to use information from text, video, audio, pictures, powerpoints, articles and other sources.

-The student  should be able to write multiple paragraphs, not just one.

-The  student should be able to type multiple paragraphs using a standard keyboard.

How can you help your child prepare for the SBAC test?

  1. Have your child practice the above skills.

    Go to the SBAC website http://www.smarterbalanced.org/practice-test/ and do the practice test.  You may do it as many times as you want.  Each time your child practices, will help your child be more successful on the SBAC.  Getting to the practice test:

  2. go to the website

  3. click on the box that saysTake the Practice and Training Tests

  4. click on the sign in box

  5. select the grade (3)

  6. click on the yes box

  7. click on a test

  8. click select

  9. click start my test

  10. complete the sound check

  11. click on Begin Test Now and do the test

  12. Have your child complete the homework and go over the DLR after it has been corrected by the student.

  13. Encourage your child each day.

  14. Have your child read each night including non-fiction books.

Helpful Math and Reading Websites

 

 

Funbrain.com

Hoodamath.com

http://www.mathgametime.com/ -Games to help children practice their math

http://www.mathplayground.com/ - games  and activities to help children improve math skills

http://www.coolmath-games.com/ - games and activities to help children improve math skills

softschools.com – reading, writing, grammar, and math activities that can be used to help children practice those skills

http://www.timeforkids.com/ -good site for non fiction reading and activtities

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html

http://www.readingrockets.org/newsletters/extras#parent (website con informacion en espanol about leyendo con su children

http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1554 (vocabulary website; rice is  donated for every correct answer)

https://lausd.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=lausd (choose Nevada Avenue Elementary School, and then choose parent resources)  Our librarian created this page with great resources for students.

http://reading.ecb.org/student/entry.html (fun reading site for practicing reading comprehension skills)