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!

SOLAR ECLIPSE OF THE HEARTLAND - A complete tool box of resources for helping our children to understand the eclipse that we have the good fortune to view from ring side seats!

NEW!  TC2 - A wealth of quality resources to help students develop critical thinking skills, all grade levels, all content areas; you can purchase individual units as well such as a 6-8 week novel study on "Stargirl" for $28.

NEW!  OpenEd - Standards aligned K-12 resources tailored for each student based on assessment results.

NEW!  OpenUp Resources - Free, standards aligned, core resources.

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!

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
Susan Finlayson,
Oct 6, 2016, 8:29 AM