• Timelines for Learning
     
    apple Here at Ben Franklin, we have timelines for Learning. Our timelines are a set of expectations that we have for all students. The expectations involves reading, writing, and math. With the partnerships between teachers, students, and parents these goals will be meet.  Remember Learning is Job One. Show your child that education is important by being involved. This will build the foundation they will need as they go through school. 
     
     

    M   Making it Happen

            School’s Role
    The principal and teachers monitor students not meeting Timelines for Learning.  The parent's responsibility is to ensure their child succeeds.We are here to help. Learning is job one.

    Role and Suggestions for Parents
    Parents are to remain aware of their child's progress. Scheduled meetings orphone calls should be made to the teacher to keep informed about your child's development and progress toward reaching Timelines for Learning. Talk to your child's teacher at least every other month. A quick five minute conversation keeps you informed. Also, checking grades using Parent Connect Portal will give you an idea if your child is on track.

    Suggestions for helping your child include:

    1.) Obtain a copy of the Quality Spelling words for your child for this year and previous years. Have your child practice reading and writing a few of them each day.

    2.) Read to your child, have him/her read to you, or take turns reading.

    3.) When buying books for your child, buy books that are easy for them to read. We all enjoy reading easy books for pleasure reading.

    4.) Use the Corona Public Library for all its services. The library has free tutors in the afternoon, story time for kids of all ages, and many enjoyable easy to read books.time.
     
    5.) Children often desire new things. This is a wonderful chance to practice writing skills. Have the child write a letter to you requesting the item, why they want it, and where it can be purchased. Require good punctuation and grammar usage. They can learn good writing techniques and why written language is useful.

    6.) When you go to a fast food outlet for lunch or dinner, have your child pay and get the change. The opportunities to actually use money builds upon the skills we teach in the classroom.

    7.) Talk about the day's events for a few minutes each day. Share what happened during your day and learn what happened during their day. This oral language builds a child's vocabulary and speaking skills. It also is a super family time.