MIDDLE SCHOOL READING COMPREHENSION Intervention fluency passages Dyslexia

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5th - 9th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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  1. Do you need to teach phonics and comprehension to older, struggling readers? Target gaps in phonics and build fluency with these high-interest, low reading level, comprehension activities. Dyslexic students, upper elementary, middle school, and high school students, will appreciate the layout of the
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  2. Everything you need to test and assess. High interest, low readability, decodable phonics for older students. This huge bundle of non-patronizing reading and writing activities suits struggling readers and dyslexic students in upper elementary, middle, and high school. Ideal for EFL, ESL, and ELL st
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Banging your head over middle school reading comprehension? Use these 10 short intervention reading passages - based on children's classics - complete with running record assessment - to help your reading intervention students grasp and understand comprehension skills. Perfect for tutoring. Used with great success with middle school children reading below grade level and students 8+ to build fluency, understanding, and expression (including dyslexic students).

Click here to get your free, twist in the tale, short story comprehension - with activities - for older readers! Click here to see original stories for students who struggle with comprehension and inference.

Updated to include British spellings.

Includes teacher assessment to track improvement. Classic literature is fantastic to improve vocabulary and reading due to the richness of the language used. I improve reading ages by 2-3 years in my low attaining students.

Read, discuss, and re-read to see an instant improvement. There are 10 units included. I have tried to put these reading passages together to suit both older children and adults who have reading difficulties.


10 x Student reading sheet (1.5 line spaced) with space to work on difficult words.

10 x Teacher sheet for assessment and comments.

10 x Comprehension sheet with a focus on understanding and boosting vocabulary.

10 x Sentence writing sheets.

Anne of Green Gables - word count 281

Black Beauty - word count 249

Blacky the Crow - word count 260

Little Women - word count 275

Peter Pan - word count 295

Railway Children - word count 262

Reddy the Fox - word count 266

The Secret Garden - word count 332

Treasure Island - word count 305

Velveteen Rabbit - word count 240

Please download the preview file where you will see examples worked with different aged pupils so that you can decide if these worksheets are suitable for you. I have found that some children have needed more support than others. I sometimes read through the text first or after the second read if they need more help, but they are soon able to read the passage fluently. You know your students best, so looking at the preview file will help you decide if these passages are right for them.

Each unit takes on average 30-50 minutes, depending upon the reader. We tend to have a lot of discussion around the vocabulary and we also use the lesson to learn spellings that come up.

Any questions, please ask!!! Any errors - please tell me!

Go here for my free four-page document on teaching reading to older students.

Click here to see all of my resources for struggling readers.

Unsure of which order to teach the sounds? Click here.

Click here for a free phonics reading passage.

Download a free three-page sample here

Test phonics knowledge quickly, simply, and effectively with this form.

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40 PDF pages+40 PowerPoint Slides
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