Hello! I know your child has come home talking about many websites that we use and that are useful to them in class. I hope that the links on this page will be helpful to you, as well as them, so you can help with your child's success. Please let me know if you find any of these links broken or with questionable materials--websites change often without my control, so I would appreciate any information that you might have about changes.
Contact Mrs. Beard
Contact Mrs. Beard
Links for Parents and Students:
Mrs. Beard's Communication Arts Classroom Matrix
My matrix will give you information about classroom expectations.
Westview School-wide Matrix
This will give you information about expected behaviors in all areas of the school.
Common Core Standards
This is a link to the standards that are used in my Communication Arts Classroom. All activities are tied to these standards.
Good resource for information about various topics.
Edmodo is the site we use in our classroom on almost a daily basis. Students receive assignment information and feedback on work at this site. Parents,If you do not have your parent code, please let me know. (contact me) Parents will have access to information about assignments, information about some grades (not all), and links to useful information you or the students might need. Students have access to all scoring rubrics tied to assignments when logged into edmodo.
Teacherease is our school wide grade book program. Please call the office if you do not have your parent access code. The weekly progress reports that you receive are generated through this program. You can see grades, lunch balances, and attendance.
You can go here to various practice activities and order books.
AR Book Find
You can use this site to determine if a book currently has an AR test, the number of points possible, and the book level.
Students can use this site to practice vocabulary building skills.
Hoagies Gifted Education Site
You can find information for students, parents, educators, etc. This is a very helpful resource for anyone with questions about gifted.
This site is used to help students monitor their behavior and help reinforce positive behavior.