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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 the 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**
SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS
We are collecting items beginning November 10 and concluding on November 17th to create care packages that will be delivered to our current service men and women. We know that these care packages mean a lot to these men and women that are unable to be home with their families over the upcoming holidays.

SIX FLAGS READ TO SUCCEED The completed reading log needs to be returned by February 1, 2018.

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Conferences are being held the week of Thanksgiving. If you would like to meet before or after your conference with your homeroom teacher, please contact me by email at atorres@fsd157c.org or leave a voice mail at 815-469-4162 to schedule an appointment that works best for you.
 
 

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

Math Night October 2017 [10/6/2017]

 
 

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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