4th grade struggling readers. Fifty original 4th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to common core. The book itself is exactly what i needed for my 4th grader that needs work on reading comprehension and he was intrigued by the topics of the passages so hes looking forward to reading them which is awesome. High quality classroom instruction classroom reading instruction that supports struggling readers by carolyn a. That means helping them find interesting engaging books.
The high noon books division of academic therapy publications publishes materials in the field of learning disabilities and special education including tests assessments parent and teacher resources hilo and low level readers and visual perceptual aids. Denton childrens learning institute university of texas health science center houston. We could teach almost every student to read by the end of 1st grade. I have some middle and high school teachers whom i expect will have some questions in other words resistance regarding the whole idea about older students needing to establish precurser skills in phonics accuracy automaticity.
Provide your students with the targeted phonics skills practice they need to become successful readers. Literacy strategies for grades 412. Wolfe and nevills 2004 describe the brain as a hierarchy of low level decoding skills and high level comprehension making skills. Standards ri41 ri48 each have five passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard.
Meet the phonics needs of your grades 4 6 struggling readers. By rita platt if we want reluctant readers to read we have to give them books they want to read. The struggling reader the brain and reading.