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The Mississippi Department of Education is committed to supporting parents’ understanding of the learning process and providing them with the guidance needed to ensure their children become College and Career Ready.  The Office of Student Intervention Services in collaboration with classroom teachers developed the Pre-K – 8 Family Guides for Student Success to assist parents with grade-level at home strategies and activities that support the mastery of the English Language Arts (ELA) and Math Standards.

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Family Guides for Student Success
 ELA   MATH
 PreK       
 PreK
 Kindergarten          
   Kindergarten         
 1st Grade    1st Grade
 2nd Grade    2nd Grade
 3rd Grade    3rd Grade
 4th Grade    4th Grade
 5th Grade    5th Grade
 6th Grade    6th Grade
 7th Grade    7th Grade
 8th Grade    8th Grade

NOTE: The links above are to specific portions of the Family Guides for Student Success. To view the guides in their entirety, please visit Intervention Services Family Guides for Student Success page.


Activities
 PREKINDERGARTEN: ELA
 Materials Needed
 • Picture book
 • Paper
 • Crayons, colored pencils
          

Activity Card
          
Pre_K_ELA
Video

 PREKINDERGARTEN: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Small objects
 • Dice
 • Index cards
 • Writing utensils
          

Activity Card
          
Pre_K_Math
Video

 KINDERGARTEN: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 • Index cards
 • Writing utensils
          

Activity Card
          
Kindergarten_ELA
Video

 KINDERGARTEN: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Small objects such as
   pennies, buttons,
   erasers, etc.
          

Activity Card
          
Kindergarten_Math
Video

 FIRST GRADE: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 • Index cards
 • Writing utensils
 • Magazines
 • Scissors
  
          

Activity Card
          
First_Grade_ELA
Video

 FIRST GRADE: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Index cards
 • Writing utensils
 • Small objects such as
    pennies, buttons,
    erasers, etc.

          

Activity Card
          
First_Grade_Math
Video

 SECOND GRADE: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 • Favorite children’s book
 • Favorite children’s movie
          

Activity Card
         
Second_Grade_ELA
Video

 SECOND GRADE: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Index cards
 • Writing utensils
          

Activity Card
          
Second_Grade_Math
Video

 THIRD GRADE: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 • Favorite children’s book
 • Favorite children’s movie
          

Activity Card
         
Third_Grade_ELA
Video

 THIRD GRADE: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Pennies or other small
    objects
 • Paper
 • Writing utensils
          

Activity Card
          
Third_Grade_Math
Video

 FOURTH GRADE: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 • "Three Little Pigs"
 • "The True Story of the
    Three Little Pigs"
 • Paper
 • Writing utensils
          

Activity Card
          
Fourth_Grade_ELA
Video

 FOURTH GRADE: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Paper
 • Writing utensils
 • Graph pager
          

Activity Card
          
Fourth_Grade_Math
Video

 FIFTH GRADE: ELA
 Materials Needed           
 No materials needed
          

Activity Card
          
Fifth_Grade_ELA
Video

 FIFTH GRADE: MATH
 Materials Needed           
 • Cheerios, peanuts,
   pretzels, or candies
 • Sandwich bags
 • Play money
          

Activity Card
          
Fifth_Grade_Math
Video



Office of Elementary Education and Reading/Secondary Education
            Phone: (601) 359-2586 / (601) 359-3461
Fax: (601) 359-2040
P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771        

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