|An Overview Reading Passages with Questions For Google Apps|
|How to help students decode unfamiliar words:|
Provide opportunities for them to break the word down into smaller parts
Allow opportunity for students to look up any unfamiliar words in a dictionary
Have students look for clues in the context of the sentence or the surrounding words
Have students look for root words, prefixes, and suffixes
How to help students develop phonemic awareness:
Provide opportunities for them to identify and produce rhyming words.
Introduce them to alliteration and have them practice creating sentences or stories with
Practice segmenting and blending words. Use objects or pictures to help the student
identify the individual sounds in a word.
Play sound games with them. Have the student identify and manipulate sounds within
? Introduce them to syllable segmentation. Have the student clap or tap out the syllables
in a word.
Read books to them that contain lots of rhyming words and have them identify them.
Make up silly sentences with lots of phonemes in them. Have the student identify the
How to help students build fluency:
Model fluent reading for students by reading aloud passages that they are working on.
This helps students to hear how fluent reading should sound.
Repetition: Have students repeat passages or words until they become more
comfortable and fluent.
Choral Reading: Choral reading is when the teacher reads a passage aloud and the
students repeat it together. This technique helps students become more familiar with
the words and helps them learn to read fluently. Break Passages into Chunks: Break passages into smaller chunks and have students read
each chunk aloud. This helps students become familiar with the words and read them
Time Students: Time students as they read and then have them practice reading the
same passage again. This will help them become more aware of their reading speed and
help them learn to read faster.
Provide Feedback: Provide feedback to students on their reading fluency. This will help
them understand what they need to work on and allow them to make progress.