Calling All K-5 Students in Pinellas:
Ticket to Read Is Back!

What is Ticket to Read?

Ticket to Read® is an online program that strengthens reading skills and knowledge with stories from social studies and science content areas. It is an enrichment program, not an intervention, but can be used as additional educational resource for students in a variety of settings: student centers, after-school tutoring, at home, in the lab, etc. Watch this short video to learn how Ticket to Read works.

How Do I Use Ticket to Read?

  1. Go to http://focus.pcsb.org. Enter your child’s PCS Focus (R2.D2) Username and Password. Click Login.
  2. On the right side of the next screen, select Ticket to Read under Student Programs.
    Kindergarten students will begin in the Phonics section.
    1st grade students will take the initial test to determine in which section they begin.
    2nd – 5th grade students will begin in the Reading section.
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Where and When Can I Play
Ticket to Read
?

You can play anywhere, anytime: at school, home, the library, the rec center—all you need is a computer with Internet access, and you are ready to read!

iPad user? Go download the new Ticket to Read – Reading app for free on your app store.

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Helpful Links:

Phonics Quick Reference for Teachers Grades K–1
Reading Quick Reference for Teachers Grades 1-5
Quick Reference for Parents – English
Quick Reference for Parents – Spanish
Training Guide Extended
Reading Levels by Grade
System Requirements 2014-2015