Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Provide Support and Guidance Elementary students need their parents to monitor their academic progress, and provide encouragement and support. Insist on daily attendance  Attendance is the number one school success factor. Unless your child is ill, he/she needs to be in school. Provide school supplies and a place to study  Make sure that your child has all the necessary school supplies, including a student planner or agenda to record class assignments.  Have a comfortable, quiet, well-lit place at home for your child to study. Monitor homework  Help your child create a schedule that makes homework a part of the daily routine.  Be available to help with difficult assignments, organize work, and prepare for tests.  Be positive and encouraging. Celebrate achieve- ments and praise your child for extra effort.