PC PERA Joint Committee

BuildingAdministratorCertified Teacher
(Retire August of)
Prairie Central Primary EastShannon McGuckinStephanie McCormick (2019)
Prairie Central Primary WestDan GroceDeana Wright (2020)
Prairie Central ElementaryCodi ConwayLisa Lange (2018)
Prairie Central Upper ElementaryJim DeMayErica Dehm (2019)
Prairie Central Junior HighKeri JancekAngie Kratochvil (2018)
Prairie Central High SchoolBrad BeyersDustin Underwood (2018)
Prairie Central CUSD #8Tonya DiekenKate Walter (2020)
Prairie Central CUSD #8Rose SmithLisa Bounds (2020)
Prairie Central CUSD #8Paula CraneSarah Morris (2019)

Meeting Dates for 2017-18

DateTimeLocationAgenda LinksNotes Links
August 28, 20173:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
September 27, 20173:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
October 25, 20173:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
November 15, 20178:00 - 3:30PCJH Media CenterAgendaNotes
January 31, 20183:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
February 28, 20183:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
April 25, 20188:00 - 3:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes
May 23, 20183:30 - 4:30PCHS Media CenterAgendaNotes

Supporting Documentation

2017-18 SLO ToolkitPresentation on Student Growth
ISBE SLO Type II TemplateISBE SLO Type III Template

Prairie Central SLO Library

Grade LevelReading SLOMath SLO
Pre-school & ECSEThe students will demonstrate an emerging knowledge and understanding of the alphabet.The students will demonstrate beginning understanding of numbers, number names, and numerals.
KindergartenStudents will be able to correctly name 12 letter sounds.
First GradeStudents will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.The students will apply strategies they have been taught to add within 10.
Second GradeStudents will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.Students will be able to use place value to add within 100.
Third GradeStudents will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.Students will fluently add numbers within 1000.
Students will read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.Students will model multiplication using equal groups, arrays, and repeated addition.
Fourth GradeStudents will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.Students will be able to find area and perimeter of rectangles.
Students will fluently add and subtract multi-digit numbers.
Fifth GradeStudents will be able to read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.Students will be able to read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths place.
Students will determine the theme of a passage, use details to support the theme, and summarize the text.Students will be able to divide multi-digit whole numbers using a variety of strategies or models.
Students will be able to compare and contrast two more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.Students will be able to fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers.
Students will be able to determine the main idea of a passage and use details to support it; summarize the text.Students will be able to round decimals to tenths, hundredths, & thousandths place value. Students will be able to add and subtract decimals.
Sixth GradeStudents will determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgements; describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the character’s respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution; and explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.Students will be able to use variables to represent two quantities in a real0world problem that change in relationship to one another; analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables; and write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable.
Students will be able to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; and, analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Special Education PK-6(pendingStudents will be able to recognize and name lowercase and upper-case letters, with a focus on the letters in their name first.K-1)Students will increase their number sense with number 1-10.(K-1)
Students will be able to recognize and name all upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.(K)Students will be able to match number sets 1-10(K)
Student will demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds each consonant.(K)Students will be able to use place value to add within 100.(2)

Students will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.(2-3)Students will fluently add numbers within 1000. (3)
Students will increase reading fluency. (4)Students will fluently add and subtract multi-digit numbers.(4)
Students will be able to read accurately and fluently to support comprehension.(5)Students will be able to fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers. (5)
Students will be able to read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.(6)Students will be able to read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths place. (5)
Students will be able to round decimals to tenths, hundredths, & thousandths place values. Students will be able to add and subtract decimals. (5)
Students will be able to use variables to represent two quantities in a real0world problem that change in relationship to one another; analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables; and write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable. (6)
Special Education: ACESStudents will be able to demonstrate understanding of literary non-fiction, either through reading and/or verbal directions in order to successfully complete a given task.The student will identify shapes.
Students will analyze author’s purpose of several short passages.With the use of a number line, students will be able to add up to 1000.
Students will be able to effectively determine the price and/or use addition and subtraction using numbers and dollar amounts. They will learn to decide which operation is best suited to help them solve the problem correctly.
Content AreaCourseSLO
Interventionists(K-6)Letter Naming(K)Student will be able to recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
Sight Words(1)Students will be able to identify first grade sight words.
Math(1)Students will be able to apply strategies to add within 10.
Reading(2)Students will increase reading fluency.
Reading(2)Students will improve comprehension of text.
Math(2)Students will be able to use place value to add within 100.
Math(3)Student will be able to fluently add numbers within 1000.
Reading(4)Students will increase reading fluency.
Reading(4)Students will improve their comprehension of texts.
Reading(5)Students will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Reading(5)Students will increase reading fluency.
Math(5)Students will increase math computation skills.
Reading(6)Students will improve their comprehension of reading texts.
Media/Technology(K-6)Media(2)Students will improve keyboarding skills at their grade appropriate level by demonstrating knowledge of which fingers press which keys while touch typing.
Media(4)Students will be able to record age appropriate notes on a research topic.
PE/Health(K-12)PE(K-12)Students will be able to demonstrate proper technique during a squat thrust.
PE(K-8)Students will participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity for an extended period of time.
PE(4-8)Students will know and apply principles and components of health related and skill related fitness.
PE(9-12)Students will be able to formulate a proper individual health SMART Goal.
PE(9-12)Students will be able to improve and monitor their heart rates by staying in their target heart rate zone for a certain time while exercising and performing activities.
Health(9-12)Students will be able to identify the causes and effects of air pollution.
Drivers Ed(9-12)Students will be able to pass the State of Illinois Rules of the Road exam.
Fine Arts (2-12)General Music(2)Students will be able to read and hear Steps, Leaps, Repeats, Upward, and Downward motion by answering written and oral assessment questions.
Art(3)Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to create and identify the parts of a landscape
General Music(3)Students will demonstrate their ability on recorder using notes G, A, B while playing note values of quarter, half, and whole notes.
Visual Art(6)Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to create five different values within a work of art.
Visual Art(8)Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to use color schemes(analogous, monochromatic and complementary) in a work of art.
Band(7-8)Students will perform, as an ensemble, their band music with correct notes and rhythms and age-appropriate intonation, balance/blend, musicianship, and fluency of technique
Band(7-8)Students will perform their Concert F, B-flat, E-flat and A-flat scales with characteristic tone, correct notes, a steady beat, and correct articulation technique.
Choir(7-8)Students will be able to sing with accurate pitch, rhythm, and solfege syllables while sight-reading a selected music excerpt.
Choir(9-12)Students will be able to sing with accurate pitch, rhythm, and solfege syllables while sight-reading a selected music excerpt.
Drawing and Design(9-12)Students will demonstrate an understanding of spatial relationships in a landscape drawing.
Painting(9-12)Students will demonstrate color theory knowledge by creating a watercolor painting inspired by artist Lora Zombie illustrating juxtaposition and mood. Students will express their mood through manipulating color theory concepts, paint application, and composition.
ELA-FL (7-12)ELA 7Students will demonstrate an understanding and use of standard English.
ELA 7Students will identify and apply the main elements of literature.
ELA 8Students will be able to create an objective summary of a literary piece of work, identify the theme represented or inferred in a literary piece of work, and analyze how a text structure effects understanding and meaning for the reader.
English I(9-12)Students will be able to analyze how a contemporary work of literature draws on and transforms a more canonical literary, text, comparing and contrasting the two works, determining whether the themes or subjects are similar, discerning the tone of the contemporary work towards the source material, and interpreting how the author adapts the work for a contemporary audience.
English I(9-12)Students will be able to set up a document according to MLA standards; 12 pt font, double space,, header, margins
English II(10-12)Students will use MLA format for setting up a paper, using standard formatting for citations to avoid plagiarism, as well as creating a Works Cited page.
English III(11-12)Students will demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Spanish I(9-12)Students will be able to write a paragraph of basic autobiographical information in Spanish using complete sentences and personalized vocabulary at a Novice High proficiency level on the ACFTL Can-do Benchmarks
Spanish I(9-12)Students will understand vocabulary and sentences related to a teenager’s everyday life when they read a short passage in Spanish at a Novice High proficiency level.
Spanish II (10-12)Students will write at an intermediate Low proficiency level to describe their city and to compare it to a city in Latin America. Specifically, students should use complete sentences with a variety of verb forms (it, you, we, they); students should use a variety of comparing and contrasting expressions such as more/less than, bigger smaller, and as/as with adjectives; students should use a variety of vocabulary expressions for places in the city, such as names of businesses, old/new part of town, central/shopping/historical district, plaza, etc.
Spanish II(10-12)Students will use full sentences to ask and answer predictable questions at an Intermediate Low proficiency level about how they and a partner sent their weekend.
Math (7-12)Math 7Students will apply the knowledge of complementary, supplementary, vertical and adjacent angles to correctly name parts of geometric shapes and write and solve simple equations to solve for an unknown angle.
Math 7Students will write and solve linear equations in one variable.
Math 7Students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
Math 8Students will understand and be able to apply integer exponents.
Math 8Students will understand and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem, its converse, and its application in the real world.
Math 8Students will solve linear equations in one variable.
Algebra I(9-12)


Students will be able to find a vertex of parabola and use it to find the domain and range of the related quadratic function; make a complete graph of a quadratic function and identify key features like the x-intercepts, y-intercept, vertex, and axis of symmetry; find solutions to a quadratic equation by graphing the related parabola and finding the x-intercepts, otherwise known as zeros; and use a graph to solve real world problems best modelled by a quadratic function
Algebra I (9-12)Students will be able to solve a quadratic equation by factoring and using the Zero Product Rule; Solve a quadratic equation by completing the square and using the Square-Root Method; and solve a quadratic equation using the Quadratic Formula
Geometry (9-12)Students will be able to know precise definitions; illustrate geometric figures using vocabulary terms; and know how to construct using tools
Geometry (9-12)Students will be able to use area and perimeter formulas to solve for missing values; know and use the distance formula to solve for area and perimeter; and know and use slope formula to solve geometric problems
Geometry (9-12)Students will be able to know triangle congruence criteria and use them to determine if triangles are congruent; use Trigonometric ratios to solve right triangles; solve special right triangles; and solve triangles using the Law of sines or Cosines
Algebra II (10-12)Students will be able to solve problems using simple and compound interest; solve problems requiring the inverse relationship of logarithms and exponential functions; switch forms between logarithms to exponential and vice versa; solve problems using properties of logarithms, and solve problems involving arithmetic, geometric, or recursive sequences
Algebra II (10-12)Students will be able to perform a variety of skills associated with imaginary numbers; find all the possible rational roots of a polynomial; and find all solutions, real and non-real, of a function
Science (7-12)Science 7Students will be able to model understanding of the general concepts of genetics-including heredity, and sexual and asexual reproduction.
Science 7Students will be able to develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.
Science 8Students will be able to use models to depict molecules compound and extended structures.
Science 8Students will interpret data on the properties of substances before and after to determine if a chemical reaction has taken place.
Life Science (9-12)Students will be able to identify positive and negative feedback mechanisms
Life Science(9-12)Students will be able to develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical structural organization of multicellular organisms.
Life Science(9-12)Students will be able to use mathematical models to determine trends in populations and identify how a change in conditions such as resources availability can cause a change in the size of population.
Chemistry(10-11)Students will be able to sue the periodic table to determine the molar mass of each compound. Students will be able to balance an equation. Using the molar conversion sheet students will determine the mass of a compound from a given mass of a reactant.
Social Studies (7-12)Social Studies 7Students will understand European exploration, analyze the interactions between European colonies, and apply this knowledge to the development of the 13 colonies.
Social Studies 7Students will understand and evaluate the causes of the American Revolutionary War and apply how the ideas of the war developed the principles and government of America.
Social Studies 8Students will understand and analyze the major events in the World War II in relation to broader historical contexts.
Social Studies 8Students will understand and apply the major principles of American government as defined in the US Constitution.
Ancient World History(9-10)Students will support their written arguments with textual evidence from primary source documents.
Human Geography (10-12)Students will be able to analyze maps to answer specific geographical questions
Sociology (11-12)Students will be able to apply the sociological perspectives and various sociological theories
US History B (11-12)Students will support their written arguments with textual evidence from primary and secondary sources.
Psychology (11-12)Students will be able to explain how our environment influences our learning.
CTE (7-12)Ag/IT (8)-WeldingStudents will demonstrate their ability to strike and maintain a shielded metal arc weld for three four inch beads
Ag/IT (8)- Wiring CircuitsStudents will demonstrate how to wire splices/connections in circuits safely based on NEC requirements.
Welding(9-12)Students will demonstrate their ability to strike and maintain a shielded metal arc weld for three four inch beads
Orientation to Industrial Technology (9-12)Students will be able to correctly read a tape measure to within 1/16”
Small Engine Repair (9-12)Students will be able to evaluate, and troubleshoot the possible problems associated with small engines repair.
Ag Science IIStudents will demonstrate their ability to select breeding animals for the beef, swine, sheep, and goat industries.
Landscaping(9-12)Students will be able to relay the major factors associated with soil and its effects on plant growth.
Nutrition and Culinary Arts IA/Family and Consumer Science(9-10)Students will be able to convert measurements and appropriately measure different types of ingredients for culinary arts tasks.
Textiles and Design 1A (Clothing Construction 1)/Family and Consumer Sciences(9-12)Students will be able to sew a 2 button.
Resource Management(10-12)Students will be able to make a financially responsible decision and to manage a checking account by writing checks, keeping a check register, and reconciling a bank statement
Accounting(9-12)Students will be able to identify the Normal Balance of any given account; identify why the normal balance is either Debit or Credit; and describe the classification of the account as Asset, Liability, or Owner’s Equity
Web Page Design(9-12)Students will be able to identify proper HTML tag syntax; recognize the basic requirements of a HTML web page; and create a table using proper HTML tags and syntax
Special Education 7-12Reading(CC)Students will increase sight word identification by one word within their frustration level
Reading(CC)Students will increase their fluency by 1 word per minute
Reading(CC)Students will be given individualized (6-8) AIMSweb one minute timing reading fluency assessments, which will focus on increasing the amount of words read per minute during a three week period.
English(CC)Students will be able to cite evidence in support of an answer.
Math (CC)Students will increase math fluency skills by one correct response
Math(CC)Students will be able to use mathematical properties to solve, check, and simplify algebraic expressions
Math(CC)

Students will use mathematical properties to solve, check, and simplify algebraic expressions
Science(CC)Students will be able to ask questions relating to patterns in the natural world (including weather observations, weather changes, and patterns) and construct explanations, obtain, interpret, and communicate data.
US Government(CC)Students will understand and apply the major principles of American Government as defined in the US Constitution
US Government(CC)Students will be able to recognize the rights established in the American Bill of Rights in real life situations