Frederick Douglass Reading Intervention Unit
This Common Core aligned unit builds literacy in context focusing on the life of Frederick Douglass. Working through this unit will provide students with an opportunity to build foundational literacy skills including decoding, fluency, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Teacher's pages, answer keys, and rubrics are included. This product works well with struggling readers, English learners, and Special Education students.
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Students begin the lesson focusing on word parts contained in the text. By starting with word parts, students will have an easier time decoding the tier three vocabulary when reading the text.
Frederick Douglass Biography:
The text is designed and set up to measure student fluency. Working with a partner, students complete a cold and hot read of the text, noting the words per minute each time.
Students will have an opportunity to track their fluency progress by creating a bar graph for each reading.
Spelling and Vocabulary:
This portion of the lesson starts with spelling dictation followed by vocabulary practice.
Ten multiple choice questions are included to assess comprehension of the informational text.
The summative assessment covers all aspects of the lesson including word parts, reading comprehension, and vocabulary.
Personal Narrative Graphic Organizer:
Students complete a bubble map in order to organize their thoughts before writing.
Personal Narrative Prewriting Page:
Students organize the events of their narrative in chronological order with transitions and structure.
Personal Narrative Rubric:
The rubric outlines writing expectations and grading guidelines.
Answer Keys/Teachers Guides:
An answer key and/or teacher’s guide is included for each portion of the lesson.
Additional Reading Intervention Resources:
Lewis & Clark Reading Intervention Unit
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