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Technology & Houghton Mifflin Components. How to use the technology included with the new reading series. Online Assessment System. Easy for your higher students to use and provides them with more of a challenge Exposes students to test taking “digitally”

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Technology houghton mifflin components

Technology &Houghton Mifflin Components

How to use the technology included with the new reading series

Online assessment system
Online Assessment System

  • Easy for your higher students to use and provides them with more of a challenge

  • Exposes students to test taking “digitally”

  • Grades the multiple choice portion of the tests

  • Provides rubric when grading the short and extended response while grading

  • Multiple tests can be assigned

  • Prescriptive tasks can be assigned to students based on performance

Using the online assessment system
Using the Online Assessment System

  • Click here since we are cluster 1:

  • Your username is your 8 digit employee number (with the zeroes)

  • Your password is your RC number (3242) plus the final four digits of your employee number

  • The next slide is what you will see:

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Using the Online Assessment System

  • Click on Manage Class Roster:

  • You will then select add a class.

  • Your name should already be in the system.

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Using the Online Assessment System

  • Be sure to fill out everything!

  • This includes grade level, school year, term, product, subject, teacher (s) for the class, and make up a class name.

  • Select “Save Profile”

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Using the Online Assessment System

  • You can then build your roster then or do it later.

  • If you select to build it then, you will be taken to a screen that will allow you to search for existing students or to create a new students. Most students are already in the database so all you need to do is find them.

  • You can search students by name, grade level, gender, etc.

  • Once your list is generated, simply click the students for your class.

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Using the Online Assessment System

  • Once your class is built, you are then able to assign tests.

  • Click on the “Assign a Test” and follow those instructions.

Online leveled readers
Online Leveled Readers

  • Click here to visit the leveled readers:

  • Your username is your first name + last name + school number without any spaces

  • The password is teacher

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Online Leveled Readers

  • Once there, you can create reading groups, browse the library, and much more.

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Online Leveled Readers

  • You can create a reading group for a student, a group of students, a specific project or for your use only

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Online Leveled Readers

  • You can name your group whatever you want

  • You may require a password

  • You may allow students to search outside their library

  • You may sort according to DRA Level, Fontas and Pinnell, Reading Recovery, etc.

  • You may put in a message for your students

  • You may browse the leveled library

  • You may search for specific strategies, skills, features, etc.

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Online Leveled Readers

  • Students may access the leveled readers here:

  • The username for students are teacher first name + teacher last name + class without the spaces

  • The password is “student”

  • Students will be able to go to whatever group you have assigned for them, depending on if you have used a password or not

  • Click here for further training (video) in the leveled readers:

Digital lesson plans
Digital Lesson Plans

  • Once you have logged in to Riverdeep, select the red K-5 button which will take you to the screen below

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Digital Lesson Plans

  • Select the K-5 Reading Adoption link

  • Scroll down to the digital lesson plan section

  • It will take you to a list of grade levels and themes

  • Select the grade level and theme of your choice

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Digital Lesson Plans

  • Once you have selected your grade level and theme, it will take you to a detailed list of your lesson plans

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Digital Lesson Plans

  • The lessons are based on a 4 day schedule

  • Lessons include links to the text (which will go live later this year), Destination Success lessons (for whole group use), Supplemental Materials, transparencies, ESOL materials, and much more!

  • Lessons also include links to Writing lessons, skill block activities, standards, etc.

Additional resources
Additional Resources


  • The above school district utilizes our series as well

  • Links include posters for strategies, genres, proofreading marks, and more

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Additional Resources

  • Click on the link on the left side of the page for “Idea Sharing” based on your grade level

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Additional Resources

  • You will find art links

  • Posters relating to the series

  • Vocabulary information

  • Planning info at a glance

  • Student center activities relating to FCRR site

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Additional Resources

  • Support for specific themes

  • Parent letters






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Additional Resources


  • This site allows you to network with local teachers

  • You can view and share videos

  • You can view and share ideas about what is working with the new series

  • You can check the site from school

  • It is free!