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1 Expectations for Students All students will Come to class on time with materials, homework, and current work. Follow classroom routines and rules. Complete class work and homework on time. Respect classmates and teacher. Work to the best of their abilities.

2 What is a Lexile Measure? A Lexile measure is a valuable piece of information about either an individual's reading ability or the difficulty of a text. The Lexile measure is shown as a number with an "L" after it. For example, 880L is 880 Lexile.

3 How are Lexile levels assigned? A student gets his or her Lexile reader measure from a reading test or program like the Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI). A book, article, or an excerpt from a text gets a Lexile text measure based on two strong predictors of how difficult a text is to comprehend: vocabulary and sentence length. When a Lexile text measure matches a Lexile reader measure, this is called a "targeted" reading experience.

4 Read 180 What is the Read 180 Program? It’s a comprehensive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development proven to raise achievement in reading. Components include Individual adaptive software for students and data for differentiation for teachers Engaging multimedia science and social studies content as well as literature High interest paperback books and audio books Student dashboards that help students see and track their progress and take ownership of their learning

5 System 44 What is the System 44 Program? It’s also a comprehensive system of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. It’s a foundational reading program for our most challenged readers in grades 3 – 12. It focuses on intensive phonics and decoding instruction. It includes the same components as Read 180 (adaptive software, paperback and audio books, student dashboard, and engaging multimedia).

6 A Typical 88 Minute Period Copy homework, check and/or collect homework, hear announcements and reminders Whole Group Instruction Rotations (software, modeled and independent reading, small group) Whole Group Wrap-up

7 A Proven Instructional Model 88 minutes 18 students

8 Whole Group Instruction Teacher led instruction in reading skills and strategies, academic vocabulary, writing, and grammar

9 Rotations Small Group-teacher led differentiated instruction Instructional Software-individualized practice in reading, spelling, vocabulary, writing, and/or phonics and decoding instruction Modeled and Independent Reading- fluency and reading comprehension skills development through modeled and independent reading

10 Differentiated instruction in Small Group Instructional focus –Emphasis on academic vocabulary and word study –Lessons in grammar, usage, and mechanics –Modeled fluent reading –Reading skills and strategies –Instruction in key writing types –Structured engagement routines –Teacher conferences to check progress and set goals Small Group Instruction

11 Phonics and decoding Comprehension Automatic word recognition Vocabulary Fluency Spelling Instructional Software provides individualized instruction and practice in:

12 Leveled reading practice Access to grade-level texts Modeled fluent reading Think alouds that demonstrate reading skills and self-monitoring strategies Opportunities to respond to reading in writing Modeled and Independent Reading helps students become better readers with:

13 Homework May Include Reading – 30 minutes + reading log Writing Work – paragraphs and essays Test preparation packets

14 Quarter Grades Software Work- 25% Independent Reading Assignments- 30% (Reading Logs, Graphic Organizers, Reading Quizzes) Whole Group/Small Group- 35% (Wrap-Up Test, rSkills test, Writing, Quizzes) Homework- 10% (Reading Logs, Vocabulary,)

15 How to Help Your Child Help your child find a quiet place to work, and establish a homework routine. Check your child’s planner regularly. Remind your child to proofread his or her work. Plan frequent library outings to select independent reading. Sign graded work and have child return it to the teacher.

16 Support at Eastview (914) Main Office (914) Guidance - Ms. Rivera Afterschool Homework Help in October


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