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Level S

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 Supervisorl

                                                                                                           
Dear Parent/Guardian,                                                                                                           
                                                                                               
This letter is to inform you of your child’s progress in reading.
Your child’s current reading level is Level S

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
___Talk about the book and how it relates to everyday problems
___Identify the meaning of symbols that the writer uses
___Develop opinions about characters by studying how the author describes them,
      what they do, what they say and think, how they change, and what other
      characters say about them
___Actively asking questions of the text and searching for answers while reading
___Changing predictions as new information is learned in a story and actively confirming      
       or disconfirming their thinking
___Understanding the different ways of reading according to the genre of a book
___Gaining knowledge about how to deal with certain situations through examining
       the struggles a character may face
___Stopping to think about the text to jot ideas about the story/characters and then    
       continue reading at normal speed
___Seeing changes in characters across time in a story and explain possible reasons
       for the change
___Identifying the changing perspective as events in a story unfold
___Using the words of a sentence, paragraph, or whole text to figure out the meaning of a  
       word
___Remembering details in summary over chapters in order to understand larger themes     
      and change their thinking about the story or characters as things occur
___Understanding figurative language

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

 

 

LEVEL S TITLES:                                                                                                    AUTHOR:


Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School

Sachar, Louis

S

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Sachar, Louis

S

Pinballs. The

Byars Betsy

S

Plant That Ate Dirty Socks Goes Up in Space

McArthur, Nancy

S

Poppy

Avi

S

Poppy and Rye

Avi

S

Wild Horses

Action Packs

S

Ants Aren’t Antisocial

Action Packs

S

Asli’s Story

Jansen, Adrienne

S