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Level D

P. S. 165Q
The Edith K. Bergtraum Elementary School
70-35 150th Street
Flushing, NY  11367
Phone:  718 263-4004    Fax:  718 793-9812

Tiffany L.Davis-Nealy, Principal                                                                        
Andrea Luongo, Assistant Principal
Marianna Werth, Assistant Principal      
Myron Hacken, F-status Special Ed Supervisor


Dear Parent/Guardian,

This letter is to inform you of your child’s progress in reading.
Your child’s current reading level is Level D

M= Student has mastered the skill within the current reading level
N= Student needs support with this skill in order to move to the next level
___ Recognizing many regular words and sight words quickly and easily in a story
___Using beginning, middle and ending parts of words to figure them out
___Remembering and holding onto important details while reading a story
___Noticing how a character changes from the beginning to the end of a story
___Making connections between two stories by stating how they are alike
___Predicting the ending of a story based on reading the beginning and middle of a  story
___Figuring out new words by thinking about which words would make sense or
      sound right within the sentence
___Describes the traits of a character and the kind of person he/she is
___Rereading stories to find parts (words and pictures) that match the ideas they have   
       about the character in the story
___Makes connections to parts of stories that remind them of similar experiences
       they’ve had
___Pausing after each sentence while reading and changing their voice when they notice
       sentences that end with question marks or exclamation points
___Reading left to right across more than one sentence on a page
___Understanding character’s feelings and why they act the way they do
___Notices dialogue and changes their voice to sound like characters in the story

Let’s work together to ensure the academic success of your child.

Your Child’s Teacher



LEVEL D TITLES:                                                                                                    AUTHOR:

School Bus

Crews, Donald


Sid and Sam

Buck, Nola


Sleepy Dog

Ziefert, Harriet


Snow Joe

Greene, Carol


There is a Town

Herman, Gail


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