Additional popular accelerated reader books include the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer, the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, the Diary of a Wimpy Kids series by Jeff Kinney, Lemony Snicket, and Rick Riordan. Accelerated Reader can be accessed through the ‘Learning at Home’ resource page on each school’s website (BCPS, WCPS & YVPS). Now homeschool teachers can use the same reading program used by so many public and private schools. If you desire to encourage reading then this free online Accelerated Reader program may be for you. for your family. I should be sleeping right now, however, I couldn't wait 'til tomorrow. I just can't thank you enough! Post by mamaholly » Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:39 am . Print and cut apart the cards. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Accelerated Reader, also called AR, is one of the most popular reading programs that is used by many schools around the world. Accelerate Education provides online education courses for Kindergarten through 12th grade to meet the needs of all students, from at-risk students who had trouble succeeding in the traditional classroom to high achieving students seeking classes their schools cannot provide for them. Thank you so much..this is just what I have been looking for! Accelerated Reading (AR) for Homeschoolers The AR program encourages students to read and then read some more. I have a child that needs extra help in the comprehension department. I just got done setting up the boys' accounts and my parent account on Book Adventure. I've been searching for something like this for my soon to be homeschooled 3rd grader. My daughter's in the 6th grade and we couldn't find quizes for the last 10 books she has read unfortunately. I just checked 9 books we brought home from the library and none of them were on it. Most importantly, all the accelerated reader books on this list are approved for Accelerated Reading quizzes. MAP assessments are given once each trimester. To be honest, as a former teacher who looked into the Accelerated Reading stuff, I say forget the idea. You are an angel I tell you I've been looking for 3 years for something like this since my son used accelerated reading program in school!!! Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. I can't believe it's really free!!! In their own words, “The Accelerated Reader program is a computerized program that tests reading comprehension”. assists pastors, school principals, teachers, and homeschool parents in more than 140 countries worldwide with a Bible-based Christian K-12 curriculum. Homeschooling helps, articles, resources, and free printables for homeschool families. Accelerated Reader helps all children become better readers, from students with special needs to those who are gifted and talented. Design by Five J's Design. ), OH, My!!! What a blessing! ... All of these clues sound like a student who would be delightful to homeschool, right? Thank you so much! I am so excited for my kids to have this as part of their homeschooling curriculum. Directions: Choose the point values you want on your chart. In elementary school, my kids have been required to set Accelerated Reader (AR) goals and take AR tests. Here are some websites I found that you can use the make sure your kids are getting the most out of their reading time. Now I can't seem to get a test to open and work. Thank you for sharing! I keep trying but I can't get it to pull up any tests. http://www.bookadventure.com/home.aspx  sponsored by Sylvan Learning. this is great, probably the closest you will get to AR , however they don't have many books. 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