The Chillicothe R-II School District is working on aligning PreK-12 curriculum, assessments and instructional strategies to the NEW Missouri Learning Standards which were just approved and adopted by the State BOE in May, 2016.  Please visit this site often to see our progress as we will continually update each page of the site with new materials and information. We welcome your feedback!  GO HORNETS!

Chillicothe R-II CSIP Checklist, 2016-2020 - A dynamic group of school and community members completed work on this guiding document for district improvement.  Please see the list of 2016 CSIP Steering Committee members below as well as a copy of this finished document!


ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards for Students - These standards are now finalized!  We will work to incorporate them into our classrooms and curriculum.

Check it out!!!
 ReadWorks has gone DIGITAL!  Now this great collection of articles, question sets and vocabulary plays nicely with Google Classroom.  See for yourself as you explore ReadWorks Digital.

Summer Ideas
Let's integrate some of these 21st Century Skills outcomes into our ELA curriculum utilizing the concrete examples provided for grades 4, 8 and 12.  In particular, check out the ideas on teaching Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.  Here is a 21st Century Skills curriculum map for SC, one for MA and one for SS as well!

What's the buzz about Project Based Learning (PBL)?  We will be training our 3rd, 4th, 5th and CACE teachers and their administrators for three days in May.  Find out what PBL is all about here!

Getting ready for the new science MLS!  Watch these fresh ideas from Teaching Channel!          
       1.   Interactive Read-Aloud (K-2; 5 minutes)
       2.   Modeling (K-2; 9 minutes)
       3.   Share-Outs:  Critiquing and Revising Models (K-2; 5 minutes)




Susan Finlayson,
Jul 8, 2016, 5:44 AM
Susan Finlayson,
Oct 6, 2016, 8:42 AM
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Oct 6, 2016, 8:29 AM