Accelerated Reader (AR) for Parents Jenifer Rogers, 3 rd Grade Teacher Emily Herman, Library Media Specialist
Accelerated Reader is an important component of the reading program at Lin. Accelerate Reading Growth Foster a Love of Reading Improve Reading Fluency Enable Teacher Monitoring Individualize Reading Practice
In The Classroom STAR Assessment –Questions –3 times per year –Diagnostic Report (ZPD)Diagnostic Report (ZPD) Visiting Library –Teacher, Ms. Herman, and student work together –Two books on level –Two free choice
Finding “Just Right” Books Why we allow students to check out 4 books at a time. Finding “just right” books vs. The right to read Five finger rule/Goldilocks method AR book labels
AR Book Labels AR book labels help student and teacher evaluate a book’s appropriateness.
Two types of labels On the back cover 26759 EN Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Rowling, J.K. AR BL: 6.7 MG Points: 14.0 AR RL 4.1 PTS 0.5 On the spine