This resource helps parents, teachers, and students to get the most out of "Take Home Book Bags." It contains an explanation for kindergarten parents about the purpose of Take Home Book Bags. It has Goals and Discussion suggestions for parents for Guided Reading Levels A-D (one page each) that reference the "Animal Strategies" as well as a page each that do not contain the "Animal Strategy" names. The explanation and Goals can be back to backed and placed in each book bag by level. The resource also contains a tracking sheet for students to show how much they read each night (some or all), a reader's response page, a sheet to write the trick words found in the book bags, and sheets to make flash cards to support the words in the books.