F (Below 60)
I - Incomplete
U - Unsatisfactory
S - Satisfactory
N - Need Improvement
You are your child’s first and most important teacher, playing an integral role in your child’s
academic success! Reading with your child, even for just 20 minutes a day, is a proven way to
promote early literacy and language development. Helping to make sure your child is reading
on grade level by third grade is one of the most important things you can do to prepare your
child for his/her future. In addition to reading with your child for 20 minutes every day, we
encourage you to implement some simple strategies as part of your daily home routine.
Houston County Schools (HCS) is dedicated to helping children reach their maximum potential
as lifelong learners and proficient readers by the end of third grade. To support this
development in language and early literacy, HCS has developed a Read-at-Home Plan. The
purpose of the Read-at-Home plan is to provide parents/guardians with guidance and
resources needed to help ensure their child is successful in school.
This Read-at-Home Plan includes daily reading and strategies to help your child become a
proficient reader. Please focus on the strategies that are specific to your child’s needs, as
discussed during the Individual Reading Improvement Plan (IRIP) meeting.
We encourage you to speak with your child’s teacher for additional information and strategies.
Watch this video about how to “READ” with your child and try it at home: