Presentation on theme: "Miss Calamito and Mrs. Kehoe This power-point presentation will be available via the Intervention website."— Presentation transcript:
Miss Calamito and Mrs. Kehoe This power-point presentation will be available via the Intervention website.
About the Program A non-threatening atmosphere where students will work on reading and writing strategies Students are currently being assessed to pinpoint specific areas of weaknesses. Students will receive an individualized program based on their needs
Assessments Being Used to Determine Individualized Program CARS (Comprehensive Assessment of Reading Strategies) Writing Prompts Reading Fluency Running Record Assessments Data collected from previous teachers Feedback on progress from current year teacher Current NJASK and NWEA scores
Writing Plan of Action Based on Needs Scaffold instruction provided in persuasive, explanatory, narrative, open-ended and research writing with individualized teacher conferencing Improving writing stamina Spelling and grammar Understanding and applying the components of revising and editing to writing pieces
Reading Plan of Action Based on Needs Analyze the following comprehension skills and strategies in novels: conflict, resolution, character traits, theme, setting Improving reading stamina and fluency Comprehension and analysis of text features in non- fiction writing Open ended responses Working on literal and inferential comprehension
No more homework! This class does not put on the additional stress of having homework for another class Students may bring their class papers and novels to class for help We are in constant contact with your child’s team language arts teacher and are aware of ongoing projects Independent work rubric completed every 2 weeks
Contact Information We are best reached by Courtney Calamito: Kate Kehoe: Our phone extensions are: Courtney Calamito: 3409 Kate Kehoe: 6028
Final Words Our goal is to provide your child with the tools needed to be successful in language arts. When your child has mastered their area of weakness, they will be dismissed from the program with your approval. Questions/Comments?