Literacy

Literacy Links: The following Literacy links have been provided by the Staff of Ralston School

Raz Kids:  Raz Kids is a site setup by Ralston School teachers that allows students to progress through reading levels. Teachers will initially place students at a level that will be comfortable for them to read. Students are expected to read and then test on a story with comphrehension questions to ensure they understand what they have read.  Raz Kids is password protected, and teachers have provided students with their passwords.

Reception                         Ms Deruyter
Kindergarten/Grade1        Mrs Herell (Login - Ralston 1a)   Mrs Breneman (login - ralston1b)
Grade 2                             Mrs Scraper
Grade 3                             Mrs Michaud
Grade 4                             Mr Regehr
Grade 5/6                          Mr Spiers                                                                                                     

Raz Kids Homepage

Spelling City allows students to practice sight spelling words. Ralston School teachers have set up practice lists. Students in the individual class will be aware of which lesson they are currently studing. Students will need a password to enter the the spelling list area

Reception                         Ms Deruyter
Kindergarten/Grade1     Mrs Herrell    Mrs Breneman 
Grade 2                             Mrs Scraper
Grade 3                             Mrs Michaud
Grade 4                             Mr Regehr
Grade 5/6                          Mr Spiers

Spelling City Homepage

Espresso Home Access:  Esresso home access allows students in Grade K through 5 easy access to quality learning sites. These sites can be easily accessed at home through a login and password provided by your child's classroom teacher.

Login Screen for Espresso Home

Education City: Education City has quality learning activities in a variety of subject areas. Literacy is a main area of content and students have a password to access these sites.
 

Reception               Ms Deruyter
Grade 1 -                Ms Herrell  (Login)  Mrs Breneman  (Login) 
Grade 2   -             Mrs Scraper  (Login)
Grade 3 -               Mrs Gruning  (Login)
Grade 4 -               Mr Regehr  (Login )
Grade 5 and 6 -     Mr Spiers  (Login - ispiers)

Link to Education City Homepage

 

Tumble Books:  Tumble books has free access available through many Library sites. The best place to access these lively and interactive books is through the Medicine Hat Library. Tumble Books can be used in several ways. You can access and read books together with your children or have the books read to you and your child. 

Access to Tumblebooks through the Medicine Hat Library