Welcome to Reading Intervention!
This course focuses on developing the five components of reading:
phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency.
Research-based methods are used to increase reading skills in
individually targeted areas to build reading success.
This course is non-graded.
Ms. Sides' Daily Schedule
1st Period - 8th Grade Target Reading
2nd Period - 6th Grade Target Reading
3rd Period - 6th Grade Target Reading
4th Period - 7th Grade Target Reading
5th Period Conference/Lunch
6th Period - 7th Grade Target Reading
7th Period - 6th Grade Advisory
8th Period - 504 Instructional Support
Email is the preferred method of contact.
I respond to emails throughout the day and can set up a time for a phone conference upon request.
Please note that classroom phones do not ring during the instructional periods.
Welcome to Monday Mail!
On this page, you can follow along and see what's coming up in class each week.
Coursework is highly individualized, but I will post those skills and activities applicable to all students.
We will take our first monthly ISIP this week. This is an online reading assessment for vocabulary, comprehension, spelling, and fluency.
We have begun our new novels and will be continuing our work with plot (particularly the components of the exposition).
6th - Firegirl
7th - Cinder
8th - Orbiting Jupiter
We will continue to discuss the benefits of reading and familiarize ourselves with the classroom objectives and procedures.
We will continue to begin our unit on plot elements (fiction).
Please see attached letter for All Pro Dads.
August 27-August 31
Classroom Routines and Procedures
Getting to Know You
Benefits of Reading
Begin Elements of Plot (Fiction)
Below are some resources to help you access your audiobooks on Learning Ally.
I'm available if you need a quick tutorial or help: Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or come see me before or after school any day of the week (except Wednesdays) in Room 705..
Did you forget your username and/or password?
Your UN and PW are the same: "or" followed by your id number. Ex. or567890
Your nbisd email is set to your account to help you in the event you forget your password.
I will list ADVISORY class notes here. :)
Information is listed in chronological order
from the bottom (earliest) to the top (most recent).
Student Council - Our advisory had a Student Council Representative visit our class. Packets were passed out to those requesting an application for Student Council. Students have also been instructed to see Mrs. Owens for further questions and information. Deadlines, recommendations, and timelines were fully explained to students and posted in the classroom.
Upcoming Holiday - Friday, September 27 will be a student and faculty holiday - Comal County Fair! :)
Flu Shot Form - These are due September 21, so please make sure you turn yours in if you want your child to have a free flu shot. One was sent home with your child, but if you need another, please email me or the nurse at email@example.com.
Learning Ally - We are all set up and running! Happy Reading!
iStation - We are all set up and running! Your child will take a monthly ISIP (reading assessment - vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, spelling, and overall reading level).
Labor Day Holiday - There will be no school on Monday, September 3.
Welcome to Ms. Sides Advisory!
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