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Go MATH RESOURCES click the panel to open and close

Go Math! Login (K-5)

Students (K-5) can login and access their Go Math! textbook and online resources.  This is for students that have a Username and Password assigned by their teacher.

The following links are for the GO MATH! student editions grades K-5.  A username and password is not needed to view the textbook.  This is NOT interactive.

Go Math! Kindergarten Student Edition

Go Math! 1st Grade Student Edition

Go Math! 2nd Grade Student Edition

Go Math! 3rd Grade Student Edition

Go Math! 4th Grade Student Edition

Go Math! 5th Grade Student Edition

Go Math! 6th Grade Student Edition
Student must have Username and Password provided by teacher to Log In

Kahn Academy
Kahn Academy is a great resource for any subject.  Simply type the skill you would like to know more about and start learning.  You can watch short videos explaining and/or modeling a skill and complete practice problems.  You do not need to sign in.  Just use the search bar to find what you are looking for.  

Math Interventions

This website is for 1st through 5th grade students.  It will help you if you are having trouble in math.  Find the specific skill you need extra help with and click “GO”.  


Reading Resources


Mc Graw Hill

Students (K-5) can login and access their McGraw Hill Wonders textbooks and online resources. This is for students that have a Username and Password assigned by their teacher.


The Lexile Framework: Finding the right book for your reading level:


Storyline Online: Popular books read by Celebrities


The Chicago Public Library


Reading Committee - Mar.. 2017

March 2017-

The Mark Twain Reading Committee is excited to bring many Reading opportunities to the school this year. Throughout the year, students will have an opportunity to participate in several Reading programs and be part of many Reading Initiatives.

The “Pizza Hut Book It” program is still going on for students in grades K-6. This program will continue through March. Students who read their required number of books will receive a coupon for a free personal pan pizza! Free pizza coupons have already been passed out for the months of October, November, December and January.

Book Clubs-The next meeting of the 7th and 8th grade Book Clubs will be March 15th.

Students in grades K-6 have finished the Great America Read to Succeed program. Students will be receiving their tickets in May.

The Young Author competition is underway. Check with your child’s teacher about individual classroom’s due dates.

Please encourage your children to participate in these wonderful reading programs!





Mark Twain Music Students


Save the Music

Mark Twain School 

5134 South Lotus Avenue
Mrs. Laura Paull
Mrs. Mary Ann Correa
Assistant Principal
Ms. Jennifer Crall
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lynne Butler
Mrs. Colleen Reynolds
Ms. Cynthia Steward
Information for New Families 2016/2017

School begins on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. It will be a full day so please bring your supplies and lunch if you prefer that to a school lunch.  All students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch at school. Each family will be asked to complete a Family Income form which is used for accounting purposes by the Board of Education and the state.

School Hours and entry doors  

All students enter through Door #3
Morning Class:      8:30a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Afternoon Class:   11:55 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Hours: 8:30 – 3:15

Grades 1-8

Students may enter through Door # 3 or Door #7
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 8:40 a.m.
Hours: 8:30 - 3:30


Students wishing to eat breakfast should arrive at 8:30a.m. All other students should be in the building before 8:40 a.m. 
A free breakfast is available each day to all interested students.

School dismissal locations Door#
Preschool/Kindergarten South door of East building – 52nd and Lotus 3
Grades 1 & 2 Northwest doors on Linder near auditorium 9
Grade 3 Northwest doors on Linder near auditorium 10
Grade 4 Center door of East building near playground 5
Grade 5 & 6 West door of East building near playground 4
Grade 7 & 8  Southwest door on Linder near gym 7
Kindergarten dismissal time is 3:15

Grades 1-8 dismissal time is 3:30

After 8:40 a.m. all doors are locked so tardy students must enter the building through the main door on Lotus, Door #1, and stop in the office for a tardy slip before reporting to their classroom. For school safety, all visitors must stop in the office for a pass before proceeding to any area of the school at any time.

School uniform must be worn daily/Gym uniform worn on scheduled days listed below:

Mondays: 257 205 266 207 106 206 166  
Tuesdays: 255 261 202 264 213 101 107 169
Wednesdays: 259 267 201 262 105 204    
Thursdays: 263 203 211 104 111 208 168  
Fridays: 250 265 268 209 103 109 210 167

Homework assignment book ($2.00) can be purchased on the first day of school in the office.
Uniforms may be purchased each day in Room 163:  8:30-9:00 a.m. and 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Parents are asked to call the school if their child is going to be absent or tardy.

Mark Twain Elementary School

5134 South Lotus Avenue
Chicago, IL 60638
Tel: (773) 535-2290
Fax: (773) 535-2248

Laura Paull, Principal
Mary Ann Correa, Asst. Principal
Jennifer Crall, Asst. Principal

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