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Level K

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 K

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
___Noticing new and interesting words, and practice using them when having
       book discussions
___Figuring out the meaning of words used in Science and Social Studies related
       books, using pictures and definitions in the glossary           
___Summarizing a longer story with multiple scenes
___Identifying important ideas from a text and explaining their thoughts through writing
___Demonstrating understanding of character, using parts of the story to explain their
       thoughts and opinions
___Making statements about characters by studying the choices they make, how they treat other characters, and how they react towards problems
___Using personal experiences to better understand the characters and events of a story
___Identifying the message (theme) of a text by thinking about what they’ve learned
       from the story or characters
___Stopping to think about the text to notice what they are thinking and jot their ideas
       down on a post-it
___Changing what they think about characters after reading more of the story
___ Making many different predictions and then confirming their ideas
       when they are correct or changing their thinking and getting rid of predictions
       when they no longer match the story

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


LEVEL K TITLES:                                                                                                   AUTHOR:

Chester's Way

Henkes, Kevin


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Martin, Bill


Children of Sierra Leone

Heller, Ruth


Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lake

Sherrow, Victoria


Christmas with Morris and Borris

Wiseman, Bernard


Clara and the Bookwagon

Levinson, Nancy Smiler


Aircraft Carriers

Mighty Machines


All About Things People Do

Rice, Melanie & Chris


Work Vehicles

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