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Parent Handbook

2015-2016 Parent Handbook(pdf)

What will your child learn this year?

FCPS Year At A Glance


Parent/Teacher Association

In the news...

Parent's Guide to Bus Safety

Internet Safety and Security Tips for Parents(pdf)

Mindset Presentation for Parents by Dr. Carol V.Horn

Internet Safety Presentation from May 7th PTA Meeting


Student Registration


Parent Resources

Math, Writing & Technology

K & 1st Grade Writing Sample

2nd Grade Writing Sample

Grade 3 - Composing & Written Expression

Grade 3 - Mechanics & Usage

Grade 4 - Composing & Written Expression

Grade 4 - Mechanics & Usage

Grade 5 - Composing & Written Expression

Grade 5 - Mechanics & Usage

Grade 6 - Composing & Written Expression

Grade 6 - Mechanics & Usage

Portrait of a Graduate Chart

Sample Question Stems based on revised Bloom’s Taxonomy


Mathematics Process Goals


Helping Your Children Learn

Early Childhood - Helping your Children Learn

Early Childhood Daily Planner

Elementary School Daily Planner (December)

Elementary School Daily Planner (Dec, Jan, & Feb)


Keyboarding games to build typing skills: (recommended for grades 2-5) (supports kindergarten aged children with two-handed typing and letter location)


Online sites for finding leveled reading texts for children:

DRA Book Lists:
You can find titles of books based on DRA levels 1-38.

Teacher Book Wizard:
This is the Scholastic Book Wizard site. Choose how to level books (AR level, DRA level, F and P level, etc.) and type in the title or author into the search engine to yield results.

Leveled Book Lists:
While this site uses Fountas and Pinnell levels, not DRA levels, it does sort book titles by grade level.


STEM resources:

STEM Resources--Online Resources

This quarterly newsletter is geared towards students in grades 4-5 (Elementary Edition) and 6-7 (Middle School Edition). Each edition includes information about STEM news, activities, and opportunities in the DC metro area.

Mathematics Presentation

Stratford Landing Powerpoint (pdf)
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Sequence and Advanced Math Chart (pdf)
K-12 Mathematics Academic Sequence of Courses (pdf)



FCPS Parent Links