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ELEMENTS I Teacher Manual

STERK Engels Teacher Manual Elements I

Goals/Objectives English

Goals/Objectives English Language Arts Standards Phonological Awareness: students will demonstrate an understanding of spoken words, syllables, and speech sounds (phonemes) Language/ Reading Skills Students will be able to... • identify speech sounds in a quick and efficient manner (phonological fluency) • distinguish between syllables that differ by a single phoneme (phonological accuracy) Cognitive Skills Students will be able to… • rapidly process auditory details (auditory processing) • remember speech sounds and recognize when a sound pattern has changed (phonological memory) Social-Emotional/ Executive Function Skills Students will be able to... • focus attention on a lesson or an activity • refrain from making impulsive responses • manage excitement and frustration 32 Elements I Teacher Manual

Exercise Overview Exercise Screen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 Autoplay Turns Autoplay on or off; when “on” each click of the Go button presents a series of three or more trials. 2 Help Provides access to Help options: • How to replays initial instructions and provides a model trial. • Practice allows students to listen closely to the current stimuli and take practice trials without affecting their progress. • Progress displays progress for each level and the entire exercise. 3 Home Returns the user to the Exercise Selector screen. 4 Go Presents a question or series of Autoplay questions. When an Autoplay sequence is in progress, this counter shows how many questions remain. 5 Response Buttons Bubbles (or other objects) that are clicked when the user hears the syllable change. If the response is correct, the object disappears. When all objects have been cleared, the screen is refreshed with a new batch. 6 Time Shows Time Worked / Time Scheduled for the exercise. 7 Points Shows total points awarded across all of a day’s sessions. • Correct answers: 2 points for each correct answer • Autoplay bonus: 2 points for each correct answer, if all answers in an Autoplay sequence are correct. 8 Level Progress Displays the current level and percent completion of the level. 9 Current Streak Shows the number of consecutive correct answers since the last incorrect answer (or since the beginning of the session, if none have been incorrect). 10 Highest Streak Shows the highest number of consecutive correct answers in this session. Elements I Teacher Manual 33