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Level U

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 U

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
___Making connections between the social issues of today and those presented in books    
      and developing ideas about those issues
___Remembering details in summary over chapters in order to understand larger themes      
       and revise ideas about the story or characters as new events occur
___Identify the meaning of symbols that the writer uses
___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
___Identifying the different meanings of a story
___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
___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
___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   
___Understanding figurative language

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



LEVEL U TITLES:                                                                                      AUTHOR:

Knots in My Yo-yo String: The Autobiography of a

Spinelli, Jerry


Lampfish of Twill, The

Lisle, Janet Taylor



Paterson, Katherine


Make Like a Tree and Leave

Danziger, Paula


May Chinn: The Best Medicine

Butts, Ellen & Schwartz, Joyce


Merlin and the Dragons

Yolen, Jane


Midnight Magic



Miranda and the Movies

Kendall, Jane


Mr. Revere and I

Lawson, Robert



Gillespie, Lorrine



The Untamed World


Elisha Otis’s Ups and Downs

Leveled Readers


Crafts and Games Around the World