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READING LEVEL 2 | Teacher manual

Teacher manual Reading level 2 Fast ForWord

Sample Learning Station

Sample Learning Station Here is a sample configuration of a learning station: Stereo Y-adapter Computer Partition Clutter-free desk or table Non-swivel chair 2 sets of stereo headphones for student and teacher Fast ForWord Reading Level 2 | 13

Product Overview Task/Theme Contents Cognitive Skills Bear bags: more lunch — decoding Help Papa Bear sort words into phoneme-based categories. fish frenzy — decoding Click the written word on the fish that flies by that matches the spoken word. Initial consonants, final consonants, short and long vowels High frequency vocabulary (includes second 200 most commonly used words in written English and all 2nd and 3rd grade level Dolch list sight words) • Memory—working memory • Attention—focused attention • Processing—build auditory processing skill by distinguishing speech sounds and learning to recognize their differences • Memory—working memory and long-term memory • Attention—sustain attentional focus while monitoring a stream of possible answers for the correct word • Processing—auditory and visual processing leaping lizards — sentence comprehension Select the correct word to complete the sentence from four text choices. Lizards in a playground provide the backdrop for this exercise. ant antics — sentence comprehension Pick the best choice that describes an aspect of the picture that is presented. This takes place in an anteater classroom setting. dog bone — Paragraph Comprehension Read and/or listen to a passage and answer comprehension questions. The response choices are presented as words or short phrases by dogs in a game show contest. Vocabulary, punctuation and capitalization: parts of speech morphology • Decodable sentences for independent reading • Building critical reading skills, that vary by sentence structure, sentence length, and reading vocabulary • Either a restricted set of 74 familiar and/or easily decodable Kindergarten level words or an unrestricted set of 1st and 2nd grade level words. • Grade 1-3 level fiction and non-fiction passages • “Who,” “what,” “when,” “where” and “how” questions • Memory—hold an incomplete sentence in working memory while recalling vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation rules from long-term memory • Attention—sustained attention • Processing—visual processing • Sequencing—use word order to comprehend sentences and help identify missing parts • Memory—use working memory to compare similar phrases and sentences • Attention—focused and sustained attention • Processing—visual processing • Sequencing—use word order and grammar to identify subtle differences in meaning among phrases and sentences • Memory—use both working memory and long-term memory to integrate and comprehend passage segments, recall gist and details to answer questions, and recognize previously heard passages as a support for rereading • Attention—use divided attention to listen while reading along; sustain attention across multiple passage segments and questions • Processing— coordinate the auditory and visual processing of two perceptual streams: speech and written text • Sequencing—track temporal and causal event sequences in passages 14 | Fast ForWord Reading Level 2