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Level Z

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 Z

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
___Using word-solving strategies, prior knowledge, pictures/graphics, text content, and   
       reader’s tools (glossaries, dictionaries, etc.) to solve words, including technical
       words
___Following complex plots, such as flashbacks
___Making connections between the concerns 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
___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
___Identifying the message of a text and discuss how it applies to everyday life
___Actively asking questions of the text and searching for answers while reading
___Identifying the changing perspective as events in a story unfold
___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
___Stopping to think about the text to jot ideas about the story/characters and then    
      continue reading at normal speed

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

 

 

LEVEL Z TITLES:                                                                     AUTHOR:


Summer Life, A

Soto, Gary

Z

Summer of My German Soldier

Greene, Bette

Z

Summer of the Great-Grandmother, The

L'Engle, Madeleine

Z

Tears of a Tiger

Draper, Sharon M.

Z

To Be a Slave

Lester, Julius

Z

Treasure Island

Stevenson, Robert Lewis

Z

True Crimes and How They Were Solved

Larsen, Anita

Z

Giant Humanlike Beasts

Innes, Brian

Z

Cracking the Code

Leveled Reading Science

Z

Cosmic Joker, The

Innes, Brian

Z

It’s in the Air

Independent Readers Science

Z