Letters/ sounds Grammar Meaning Searchlights – 3 cueing system
Good readers can: Look at the shape of a word and read it Predict/guess a word based on the sentence and its meaning Use punctuation to help understanding Understand book language Get the gist of a story / read for meaning Use their general knowledge of the world Skim and scan
The b……….. dog The ……….. dog The brown d………. The brown d……. was open. What do you think this says?
SKILLS IMPORTANT FOR READING: Visual Discrimination Need eye test? b d q p u n
SKILLS IMPORTANT FOR READING: Sound/symbol links Phonological skills Visual memory Test- teach- practice-retest
Phonological Skills Divide sentences into words Divide words into syllables Divide words into onset and rime Divide words/syllables/rimes into phonemes Segment sounds Blend sounds Manipulate sounds in words Isolate sounds
SKILLS IMPORTANT FOR READING: Consistent Direction / Tracking Orientation Sequence When reading aloud … Motor coordination – articulation