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Mrs Amanda Torres - Special Education  (Send e-mail)

Welcome back, Tigers!

I hope youíre as excited as I am for the 2017-2018 school year.

My name is Mrs. Amanda Torres and Iím a fifth-grade special educator. This is my eighth year teaching, but my first year at Chelsea Intermediate School. I graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Education: Dual Certification in Special Education and Elementary Education.

Not only am I an experienced teacher, Iím also a wife and mother of two future Tigers, Hunter and Jaxson.

Iím looking forward to working with students, parents, and staff to have a fun-filled year achieving our academic goals.

Visit my page to access websites centered around reading, writing, and mathematics and identify learning targets for the week.

If you have any questions, please donít hesitate to contact me via phone or e-mail.

E-mail: atorres@fsd157c.org
Phone: 815-806-4162

Letís have a great year!

Mrs. Torres

Resource Learning Targets:

Resource Writing: Students will complete graphic organizers to help them create a paragraph containing a topic sentence, three details with explanations, and a closing sentence.

Resource Math: Students will solve problems from the Eureka problem sets while practicing computation and grade level word problems.

Resource Reading: Students will read aloud fiction and non-fiction passages stopping to answer inferential and literal comprehension questions. Students will also practice summarizing texts in verbal and written formats.

**Reminders**

ICAN BIKE SUMMER PROGRAM
This summer New Lenox School District 122 will be hosting an iCan Bike Summer Program. This camp will run June 11th through June 15th. Information on how to sign up can be found on our website www2.nlsd122.org. Registration for camp participants will open January 8th for New Lenox residents and March 5th for non-residents. See "Downloads" for an informational flyer.


 
 

Important Dates

8/21/2017
Teacher Institute-No School

8/22/2017
Teacher Work Session-No School

9/1/2017
Teacher Institute-No School

9/4/2017
Labor Day- No School

10/6/2017
School Improvement-Early Dismissal

10/9/2017
Columbus Day-No School

11/20/2017
Parent-Teacher Conferences: No School

11/22/2017
Parent-Teacher Conferences: No School

11/23/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday- No School

11/24/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday- No School

12/22/2017
Early Release

12/25/2017
Winter Break Begins

1/8/2018
Teacher Institute- No School

1/15/2018
M.L.King Holiday-No School

2/16/2018
Teacher Institute-No School

2/19/2018
President's Day- No school

3/26/2018
Sping Break Begins

4/2/2018
School Resumes from Spring Break

 
 

Downloads List

iCan Bike Program [1/11/2018]
LWSRA vs. FSD Staff and Students [3/2/2018]
Math Night October 2017 [10/6/2017]
Parents in P.E. [2/7/2018]
STEAM Night [2/7/2018]
Strike It Up Flyer [1/19/2018]

 
 

Cool Links

Cave Run (Math Fact Fluency)
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Cool Math
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Eureka Math
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Interactive Writing Games
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Khan Academy
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Math Homework e-helper
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Math Playground
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Newsela (Reading Fluency)
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Zearn Math
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