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A fun, new reading software for students in Grades 1 through 6 Will be used twice a week in the mac lab for approximately 30 minutes
Help you to read better!
Practice “fluency”, which means you will practice reading more quickly and easily
You will learn new vocabulary and improve comprehension. What is vocabulary? What is comprehension?
It will be fun!
Finish the Student Checklist by retelling the story in your own words! Student Checklists will be collected at the end of each class session and incomplete and new checklists will be distributed at the beginning of each lab session (one checklist per story)
You will need to complete a multiple-choice reading assessment based on your grade level The test will determine your level on Reading Assistant—Those who read well will be placed on a higher level than those who struggle (so it won’t be too easy or too hard for anyone)
Go to Click on STUDENT LOGIN
CLICK the LOG IN in the left box (mySciLEARN)
If asked for SCHOOL or DISTRICT, type “wood” or “woodland” in the box Click “WOODLAND HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT” from the pull-down menu WOODLAND HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT will appear in box – Click CONTINUE
Type in your 5-digit student number for USERNAME Type in the password given to you by your teacher for the PASSWORD Click LOG IN
Wait for test to load (need headphones – no audio for test) Click START at bottom left to begin
Check for correct name (click THAT’S NOT ME if not your account) Click START at bottom left on screen to begin
Click on GREEN AUDIO CIRCLE to listen to question and answers Click EXIT at bottom right to quit (either done or time is up) for work to save
Click LOGOUT button at top right to log out After completion of the test, your teacher will assign Reading Assistant for next lab time
Verify your headphone number Remove headphones from plastic bag Place plastic bag under keyboard for safe keeping Place the end of headphone (USB) into rear left USB port of computer
Immediately report any damage or problems – YOU are responsible to care for school equipment Place headphones over your head with the boom on the left side and adjust to fit Lower the boom until it reaches the corner of your mouth (NEVER BEND THE BOOM)
When done, raise the boom straight up Remove the headphones from the head Unplug the USB from the computer (DO NOT pull the wiring) Wipe down the headphone ear pieces, head band and mic with a wipe (used wipe goes in garbage) Place headphones in plastic bag and lay to the right of the keyboard for collection
DO ◦ Keep the wiring untangled (goes to left of monitor) ◦ Handle with care (no throwing, tossing, etc.) ◦ Clean with a wipe after every use (vinyl ear pieces, head band, and mic) ◦ Use the same headphone with each use ◦ Stay in seat until headphone has been collected (and class has been dismissed by the teacher) DON’Ts ◦ Pull or chew the wiring ◦ Bend the boom (only moves in up/down motion) ◦ Lick the mic ◦ Touch the mic when reading ◦ Eject by pulling the wiring (use USB)
Pencil or pen Student Checklist (not needed for test) Headphone with mic Your student number and password to log on the computer Your student number and Reading Assistant password to log into
Let’s practice using the headphones ◦ I will demonstrate how to use the headphones ◦ We will practice together ◦ You will practice with a partner