Parent Resources

  • Reading Workshop Information for Parents

    Introduction to Reading Workshop
    in Rose Tree Media Schools

      Reading Workshop is developed by

    Lucy Calkins from

    Teachers College,

    Columbia University
    To learn more about the program visit here.

    Essentials of Reading Instruction 

    This document gives a quick overview of reading workshop - the philosophy and classroom routines. 


    Benchmark Reading Levels Throughout the School Year  

    This document shows how students should progress through the Fountas & Pinnell letter levels


    How Long Should it Take to Finish a Book?

    This information explains the approximate amount of time it should take a child to complete a book at their "just right" level.


    Level Descriptors and Individualized Book Lists

     Click on the letter to view the corresponding skills and available books at a specific level.
    A J S
    B K T
    C L U
    D M V
    E N W
    F O X
    G P Y
    H Q Z
    I R  


    Favorite Series Books by Author & Level

    View a wide range of book-collections that will be easy for your student to enjoy.


    Favorite Magazines

    A collection of content-rich magazines that will capture those students who love non-fiction



Last Modified on September 16, 2014