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Curriculular Programs

Believing that all children can achieve success, Petersburg Primary has many programs in place to ensure instruction, implementation, and interventions are being used on a daily basis. 
  • RTI literacy intervention teacher works with small groups of children daily.
  • Benchmark writing and mathematics assessments allow teachers to drive instruction towards learners needs.
  • Three tiers of Balanced Literacy instruction are used during the reading block and throughout the day.
  • Common Core standards based activities are used in English language arts and mathematics instruction.
  • Continued Fountas and Pinnell leveled reading assessments drive individualized instruction.
  • Continuous MAP Assessments in reading, math, and language arts provide additional assessment data.
  • Focusing on writing strategies, the writing process, and incorporating writing workshops in the classroom, beginning with Thinking Maps as a way of organizing information graphically for younger learners. 
  • All kindergarten, first, and second grade classes provide a two hour block in the morning for small group literacy instruction.
  • District provided new computers in two computer labs and the media center for student usage; including additional computer software, Promethean Boards, classroom teacher and student stations, and printers to enhance instruction.