Esquire Hills is excited to hold a homework club again at the Cottage Bay Apartment Main Office.
Who: Any K-6 Esquire Hills student living in Cottage Bay Apartments or the surrounding area.
When: Mondays, 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cottage Bay Apartments Main Office
What to Bring: Homework assignments or a book to read
Esquire Hills teachers will be on hand to assist students in reading, math, and writing homework.
Please visit the Engage NY site. Resources are available for help all 4th and 5th grade students and families.
Get Help Online in Math!
- First, go to the website – www.macmillanmh.com .
- Next, scroll down and find “Online Learning Center” on the lower left of the screen. Click on “Math.”
- On the right of the screen, click on “Select Program.” Select “Mathematics/Math Connects.”
- Directly under “Select Program,” choose “Select a State.” Scroll down and select Washington.
- Scroll down the screen, and click on the textbook for your student's grade level.
- Next, scroll down to online tools and choose “ Student Works Plus” on the left side of the screen
- Enter the access code – You will need to get this off of the purple magnet that has been sent home. If you do not have one, feel free to drop by the library and pick one up.
- Now you can look at our textbook online. Just go to the Table of Contents and click on the arrow to the left of the Chapter title. This will cause a list of the lessons to appear.
- From this menu, choose the lesson we worked on in class today.
- If you would like a personal tutor for this lesson, click on “Resources,” and you will see Personal Tutor 1, 2 and 3. The tutor will guide you through the lesson just like I did in class.
- If you want to access the homework lessons in Spanish, just click on Spanish Skills Practice, Homework Practice, etc.
- If you misplaced your homework, you can get a copy online. Go to “Resources” next to the textbook section and click on Homework Practice and Skills Practice. Enrichment worksheets and Reteach worksheets are also available.
- You can also work on improving your math skills by going to “Factdash.” This will give you drill and practice in several areas.
I highly recommend that you visit the math site. It has a wealth of information to help you and your child with math!
More Resources to Help at Home
Here are organizations with tips and resources you can use to help your child at home:
- National PTA Parent's Guides to Success: Find downloadable guides for each grade with key skills, activities you can do at home, and tips for talking to your child's teacher (in Spanish)
- Khan Academy: Includes interactive exercises and videos to help in math, science, economics, computing and arts and humanities
- Great Kids Milestones: Includes videos to help you see what your child should be able to demonstrate in critical areas by the end of each grade level
- Be a Learning Hero: Allows parents to search by state, grade and subject to find homework support resources
- Raise the Bar Parents: provides educational 'checkups' they to see if your child is making progress toward meeting the standards. The site also includes resources to help students improve
Your child’s teachers can also share more tips and suggest activities to strengthen your child’s skills at home.