Teri Sides

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:  tsides@nbisd.org

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.

Phone:  629-8512

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.

September 10-14

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

September 4-7

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

Team Collaboration

Benefits of Reading

Begin Elements of Plot (Fiction)

The next meeting time for All Pro Dads will be Friday, September 7th at 7:30.  Please join this group on the first Friday of every month at 7:30.  For more information, you can go to www.allprodads.com or you can join the Oak Run Middle School All Pro Dads Facebook page.

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 tsides@nbisd.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 be available for tutoring on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:00-8:20 and from 3:35-4:00.  If you need a special time, please feel free to email me for an appointment.  tsides@nbisd.org

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 agoodpasture@nbisd.org.

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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