Phonics and Sight Words Word Fluency Practice
provides targeted lessons and practice for phonics and sight words. The goal of learning decodable and non-decodable words is the same: automaticity
. Often teachers do a great job of teaching sound-spellings and sight words, but some students need more practice than others to master accuracy and speed in their word identification and word recognition.
Passage and sentence reading fluency practice are important; however, word fluency is essential to the development of good readers.
The 54 lessons each focus on one set of sound-spellings and two sight words.
The lessons use the most widely-accepted, research-based instructional phonics sequence and the 108 highest frequency non-decodable sight words.
HOW DOES THIS PROGRAM WORK?
1. The teacher introduces the focus sound-spelling and sight words for the lesson. Each lesson includes colorful Animal Sound-Spelling and Consonant Blend Cards to introduce the focus sound-spelling.
2. Students practice with 45 words for each lesson. The words include the focus sound-spellings and sight words with a systematic review of previously introduced words.
3. The teacher (or parent) begins a 30-second word fluency timing and records the number of accurately pronounced words. Over the next few days, the student continues the word fluency practice and timings until mastery is achieved. At this point the teacher moves on to the next lesson.
Perfect for beginning reading instruction, especially early intervention students AND RtI Tier 1 and 2 instruction. Ideal for special education students with audio processing challenges and English-language learners
Instructional Scope and Sequence
Lessons 1–8: Short vowels and consonants
Lessons 9–24: Consonant blends and digraphs
Lessons 25–34: Long vowels and silent final e
Lessons 35–44: r-controlled vowels and diphthongs
Lessons 45–54: Syllable juncture and derivational influences
RtI teachers may wish to check out Teaching Reading Strategies and Guided Reading Phonics Books BUNDLE
for the comprehensive reading intervention program, which includes the contents of this program. Your students can catch up
while they keep up
with grade-level instruction.
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