How do I know my child is making progress in Piqosity’s ELA and math courses?

The dashboard for each course puts your student’s progress front and center, with easy-to-read “donuts” displaying their current score (out of 100) across the course as well as within each unit or topic that the course covers. For a more granular look at your student’s accuracy, refer to the Course Outline on the dashboard [...]

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What should my 8th grader be reading?

At this point, the world of literature has really opened up for your child. Depending on their skill level, your 8th grader may be comfortable reading everything from more advanced books in the “middle grades” section, to Young Adult novels, to certain classics (Frankenstein, The Count of Monte Cristo, the Lord of the Ring trilogy, [...]

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How can I help my 8th grader with ELA?

Parents of 8th graders may struggle to know exactly how to help their child improve their ELA skills. We are frequently asked questions such as “How do I improve my 8th grader’s reading and writing skills?” or “How do I improve my 8th grader’s vocabulary?”  Now that your child is older, it is best to [...]

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What is the curriculum for 8th grade ELA?

ELA teachers expect 8th graders to be able to perform a variety of more advanced tasks related to reading, writing, grammar, and speaking. Among other things, your 8th grader should be able to:  Read full-length texts, including complex novels and nonfiction texts.  Efficiently find main ideas, summarize a text, synthesize information from more than one [...]

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What should my 5th grader be reading?

The answer to this question is highly dependent on your child’s reading level, habits, and interests. In general, your child should be comfortable reading a variety of text types, including more complex chapter books. However, we strongly recommend encouraging your child to pursue their own reading subject material. Visit your local library or bookstore and [...]

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How can I help my 5th grader with ELA?

Parents of 5th graders may struggle to know exactly how to help their child improve their ELA skills. We are frequently asked questions such as “How do I improve my 5th grader’s reading and writing skills?” or “How do I improve my 5th grader’s vocabulary?”  One of the best things you can do for your [...]

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What is the curriculum for 5th grade ELA?

ELA teachers expect 5th graders to be able to perform a variety of tasks related to reading, writing, grammar, and speaking. Among other things, your 5th grader should be able to: Read and understand a variety of text types, including longer chapter books and non-fiction materials. Find main ideas, summarize a text, synthesize information from [...]

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