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Level M

P.S. 165
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 M.

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
___Retelling a story at different parts of it while reading a longer story
___Identifying how characters change across an entire story
___Understanding from whose point of view the story is being told from
___Identifying important events that take place in the story and tell how they all
      played a part in creating the problem or solution of a story
___Reacting to the story or how characters act
___Noticing new and interesting words, and practice using them when having
       book discussions or when writing about the books they read
___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 place themselves in the shoes of a character in
       order to better understand them
___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 jot their ideas down on a post-it and then
       continue reading
___Changing what they think about the 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 M TITLES:                                                                                                    AUTHOR:

Chicken Soup with Rice

Sendak, Maurice


Circus Mystery, the

Schultz, Irene


City Green

DiSalvo-Ryan, Dyanne


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Barrett, Judi


Comeback Challenge

Christopher, Matt


Copper lady, the

Ross, Alice


African Giants

World Quest Adventures





Animals Communicating

First Facts