Before School Programs
Before school programs at King Open run for approximately 6 – 7
months, 2 to 3 times per week. Each session will last for forty minutes.
At 8:40AM, the students will be escorted to their appropriate rooms.
Morning Math Intervention
Math intervention will target students who have serious to moderate
gaps in their learning. A certified math teacher will teach this before
school program. This teacher will work with the Math Coach and
grades-level teachers to identify the students and develop an
instructional plan tailored to meet the student needs.
Math students who have advance skills in grades 3 - 5 (or students who
are more grounded in their mathematical thinking) who could benefit from
being in a more accelerated Math class, our goal is to provide
additional math instruction at least 1 time per week. The Math Support
Teacher working with the Math Coach, grade-level teams and school
principal will select and schedule a time for the students in this
Morning Leveled Literacy Intervention
Literacy Intervention, designed and written by Irene Fountas and Gay Su
Pinnell, is a short-term intervention designed to help younger children
(grades K, 1, 2, and 3) who need extra help reading on grade level.
Using a structured framework, the teacher provides small group lessons
that include reading, writing, and phonics/word study. The texts are
sequenced to build strategic actions across time.
literacy interventionist or other specially trained teacher works with
up to three children at a time for thirty minutes, for fourteen to
eighteen weeks. Based on student progress and specific needs, students
may be regrouped to provide a more specific focus or additional time in
intervention. Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 who have wide gaps in their
learning could benefit from additional support before school at least
two – 3 times per week.
morning program will specifically target students who need extra help
collecting information, organizing their thoughts and constructing a
well written response that answers a specific MCAS related open response
and /or short answer questions.
Students Who Arrive Early
who need extra help with homework or need a quiet space to read will be
escorted to a quiet space and remain under the supervision of a King
Open staff person who will be able to assist.
PE Activities will be available for students in grades 4 – 5.