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Home Team Advantages® bridges the gap between school and home

Make it easy for parents to be partners in school success. Home Team Advantage provides at-home, skill-building activities that bridge the gap between classroom and home learning in one convenient pack.

  • Fun activities that support core curriculum and standards
  • Multiple content areas: literacy, math and science content
  • Simple instructions explicitly designed for family-friendly, at-home practice

How It Works

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Student takes Home Team Advantage Home

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Parents introduced to Home Team Advantage through parent letter

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Student works through activities with parent


Components and Configurations

Home Team Advantage Family Fun Pack

Home Team Advantage Family Fun Packs

(Grades K–6, $59.95)

Break from school—but not from learning—with Home Team Advantage Family Fun Packs. Keep skills sharp and prevent "summer slide" with authentic practice and up to 30 hours of easy-to-follow activities for families to share.

Includes:

  • 5 high-interest books (informational text/science content)
  • 40–60 self-checking math activities with a VersaTiles® answer case
  • Hands-on math manipulatives
  • 6 weeks of daily activities in a convenient calendar (in English and Spanish)
Home Team Advantage Breaks and Weekends Pack

Home Team Advantage Breaks and Weekends Packs

(Grades K–6, $34.95)

Keep skills fresh on short breaks from school—at home or on-the-road—with Home Team Advantage Breaks and Weekends Packs. Together, enjoy nonfiction reading and math practice with up to 10 hours of authentic learning activities.

Includes:

  • 2 high-interest books (informational text/science content)
  • 19–31 self-correcting math activities with VersaTiles answer case
  • Parent Letter (with literacy activities in English and Spanish)
Home Team Advantage Informational Text Toolkit

Home Team Advantage Informational Text Toolkits

(Grades K–5, $39.95)

Strengthen skills in comprehending nonfiction text with Home Team Advantage Informational Text Toolkits that support standards and curriculum goals. Engage children and parents with nonfiction books and up to 12 hours of activities for strategic practice in close reading of science content and citing text evidence.

Includes:

  • 4 high-interest books (informational text/science content)
  • 4 self-correcting literacy activities with a VersaTiles answer case
  • Easy-to-follow guide (in English and Spanish)
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Component List

Family Fun Pack

K

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade K Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); Color Tiles, Manipulite, Set of 30; VersaTiles Kindergarten Answer Case; VersaTiles Kindergarten Activity Book Colors and Shapes book; VersaTiles Kindergarten Activity Book Letters & Words. Books: What Floats? (Non-Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Jump, Pup! (Non Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Go, Cub! (Non-Fiction); Shadow Shapes (Non-Fiction); Wheels (Non-Fiction)

Grade 1

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 1 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); 120 Board; Linkits, Pack of 100; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 1. Books: Am I Scary? (Non-Fiction); Healthy Choices (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Caterpillar to Butterfly (Non-Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Weather (Non-Fiction); Which Baby Animal? (Non-Fiction)

Grade 2

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 2 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); Tangrams Smart Pack; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 2. Books: Feeding Time at the Zoo (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Amazing Animal Journeys (Non-Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Planets; Which Wheels Are Best? (Non-Fiction); What's This? (Non-Fiction)

Grade 3

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 3 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); Pattern Blocks, Manipulite, Set of 50; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 3. Books: Beating the Cold (Non-Fiction); Earth's Riches (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Great Migrations: Butterflies (Non-Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Titanic (Non-Fiction); Fiji Facts and Figures (Non-Fiction)

Grade 4

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 3 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); Pattern Blocks, Manipulite, Set of 50; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 3. Books: Beating the Cold (Non-Fiction); Earth's Riches (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Great Migrations: Butterflies (Non-Fiction); National Geographic For Kids: Titanic (Non-Fiction); Fiji Facts and Figures (Non-Fiction)

Grade 5

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with VersaTiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 5 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); Fraction Dominoes (set of 30); Fraction Tower Cubes, Set of 51; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 5. Books: Lost in Time (Non-Fiction); Fitting In (Non-Fiction); On a Tropical Island (Non-Fiction); Overground, Underground (Non-Fiction); Wild, Wet, and Windy (Non-Fiction)

Grade 6

Blue Nylon Backpack with Drawstring; Parent Letter with Versa Tiles instructions (English & Spanish); Grade 6 Activity Calendars (English & Spanish); XY Coordinate Peg Board; VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Math Grade 6. Books: 100 Most Destructive Natural Disasters Ever (Non-Fiction); An Inventor's Vision (Non-Fiction); Deep in the Jungle (Non-Fiction); Finding the Pharoahs (Non-Fiction); Germs! (Non-Fiction)

Breaks and Weekends

K

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Kindergarten Answer Case; VersaTiles Kindergarten Activity Book Classification & Grouping. Books: The Magnet (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Swim, Fish! (Non-Fiction)

Grade 1

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Addition & Subtraction Beyond 20. Books: National Geographic for Kids: Sea Otters (Non-Fiction); Seasons Come and Go (Non-Fiction)

Grade 2

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Addition and Subtraction: Properties and Place Value. Books: National Geographic for Kids: Saving Animal Babies (Non-Fiction); Solids and Liquids (Non-Fiction)

Grade 3

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Fractions: Fractions as Numbers. Books: Cities Below the Sea (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Robots (Non-Fiction)

Grade 4

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Fractions: Operations. Books: Divinq Deep (Non-Fiction); National Geographic for Kids: Water (Non-Fiction)

Grade 5

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Fractions: Add and Subtract. Books: Standinq Stones (Non-Fiction); The Animal Files (Non-Fiction)

Grade 6

Velcro Pouch with Handle; Parent Letter with Activities (English & Spanish); Insert Card with VersaTiles directions (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Expressions & Equations: Write, Solve, and Analyze. Books: Deep in the Junqle (Non-Fiction); Food for Thouqht (Non-Fiction)

Informational Text Toolkits

K

Clear Backpack; Parent Activity Guide (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Informational Text (K-2). Books: My Shadow Clock (Non-Fiction); Skydiving (Non-Fiction); The Chicken and the Eqq (Non-Fiction); Make a Rainbow Fish (Non-Fiction)

Grade 1

Clear Backpack; Parent Activity Guide (English & Spanish); VersaTiles Answer Case; VersaTiles Activity Book Informational Text (3-5). Books: The Greatest Wall of All (Non-Fiction); Survivinq the Odds (Non-Fiction); Vlever and Quirky Creatures (Non-Fiction); Wetland Birds (Non-Fiction)