Chestnut Ridge Middle School. English Department Parental Involvement. English Department Chair Laura Dobson. As Parent & Teachers in East Ramapo. We cannot allow the past to inhibit the future. We believe that all students can be successful. We must take responsibility. The Problem.
Chestnut Ridge Middle School
English DepartmentParental Involvement
English Department Chair
Model reading behaviors.
Ask your child to read things aloud to you or family member.
Letters home from school
Activate the closed caption feature on your television so they can read their favorite shows.
Share reading experiences and reflect on what was read.
Encourage regular visits to the library for entire family.
Leave notes for you child to read with information that is important to them.
Ask for updates and explanations about things that are happening in school or on a show they are watching.
Discuss predictions and ask for supportive reasoning.
Discuss current events.
Ask child to take notes on verbal instructions that are important to them.