The Toronto Board of Education met in special session Thursday, September 12 to hire Ann Silverthorn as the new principal at Karaffa Elementary School. Ann is filling a position left vacant by the unexpected resignation of former principal Chris Dopp on September 3, 2019.
Third Grade Reading Guarantee is a program to identify students from
kindergarten through grade 3 that are behind in reading. Karaffa Elementary
School staff will provide intervention and monitoring to ensure students are on
track for reading by the end of third grade.
The Karaffa Elementary Staff is implementing a brand new literacy program for the 2019-2020 school year. The program will consist of myView Literacy, the Heggerty Phonics Awareness Program, and Wilson Fundations Program.
myView Literacy is a comprehensive English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum for students in Grades K-5. It provides a balanced approach to teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking through Reading and Writing Workshops. The all-new, print and digital curriculum includes authentic texts and mini-lessons, flexible resources, and meaningful differentiation.