Student Milestones: Students should enter grade three reading at or above the college and career readiness level according to the student’s scores on the spring grade two Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test. Students should also score at the proficient level or above on the spring Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) test in reading. Report card standard scores in grade three should be “3” or higher in all areas of reading. Students should retain a 95% attendance level or higher.
District Indicators: The district will monitor the number of students scoring at or above college and career readiness level on the MAP reading test in grade 3; scoring at proficient level or above on MCA reading test in grade 3; and scoring at grade level on grade 3 spring standards-based report card in reading.
1. Talk to your child's teacher and ask him or her what can be done at home to ensure your child is successful in school.
2. Beat standardized test stress by making sure your child get's a good night sleep and eats a full breakfast the morning of the test.
3. Read with your child everyday. Practice reading aloud and silently. Pay close attention to the following indicators of third grade readiness:
By the End of Kindergarten, Your Child Will Be Expected To:
By the End of First Grade, Your Child Will Be Expected To:
By the End of Second Grade, Your Child Will Be Expected To: