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READING LEVEL 2 | Teacher manual

Teacher manual Reading level 2 Fast ForWord

dog bone Mastery If

dog bone Mastery If after 3 attempts, the student has not met the criteria for passing all passages within a level, Dog Bone transitions the student to the next level. At the end of the exercise, those passages which were not passed are repeated, using the same progression and rules of advancement as when they were originally presented. The student will continue to work on these passages until mastery is achieved. Re-entering Dog Bone If a student exits or times-out of a passage before it has been completed, upon reentering the exercise the student returns to the beginning of the passage in the mode (listening or reading) from which they exited. In level 6, the student reenters the exercise at the first question for the graph, table, or chart, from which they exited. Points Awarded in Dog Bone Dog Bone awards points to the student based on the following conditions: ➤ Correct answers: The student earns 8 points for each regular trial that is completed correctly. The student earns 1 point for correctly answering a learning trial. ➤ Bonus points: After the student completes 6 trials correctly, Dog Bone rewards the student’s performance with 16 bonus points. Fast ForWord Reading Level 2 | 115

dog bone Dog Bone Content The Dog Bone exercise presents the following content: level 1 Fiction – Gary the Goose 1) Gary the Goose lived with his family by a lake. He loved to play with Barry the Bear, who lived in the woods nearby. Where does Gary the Goose live? by a lake in the woods in a house his family What do Gary and Barry do together? play fight work woods where what 2) In November, Grandpa Goose came to talk with Gary. “It’s winter, my little goose. Time for our family to fly south.” Which animal came to talk with Gary? Grandpa Goose which Barry Bear Mother Goose winter time Where will the Goose family go? south north where to the woods November 3) Gary looked worried. He almost started to cry. “But I can’t leave Barry,” he said. “He’s my best friend.” How does Gary feel? worried happy how mad look What does Gary almost do? cry leave what play Barry 4) Grandpa Goose was wise. “It’s only for a visit,” he said. “You must trust that Barry will be here when you get back.” Which animal is wise? Grandpa Goose Gary Goose Barry Bear only a visit What does Grandpa tell Gary to do? have trust have dinner go back wise which what 116 | Fast ForWord Reading Level 2