Reading Interventions

 

 * Highly Recommended Intervention       ** Research/Evidenced-Based Intervention

FCRR = The Florida Center for Reading Research

IntCent = Intervention Central 

AccCent = The Access Center

 


Target Area Grade Level Intervention: Resource

Phonological Awareness
(Phoneme Isolating)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades Determining and say initial sounds of objects as they are taken out of a box *

FCRR
2008

  Using final sound clues to identify objects *

FCRR
2008

  Isolating medial sounds of pictures while playing a board game *

FCRR
2008

    Sorting pictures according to initial, medial, and final sounds *

FCRR
2008 

       
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Phonological Awareness
(Phoneme Segmenting)
Kindergarten – 1st Grades Orally segmenting words using counters and Elkonin Boxes * FCRR
2008
 

Sounding out phonemes in classmates’ names *

FCRR
2008
 

Counting phonemes in words and sort them on a pocket chart *

FCRR
2008

    Segmenting the number of phonemes in a word and hopping to the corresponding number *

FCRR
2008

    Counting phonemes in words while playing a board game *

FCRR
2008

    Counting phonemes in words while playing a spinner game *

FCRR
2008

    Counting the phonemes in words while playing a word game *

FCRR
2008

     

 

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Phonological Awareness
(Phoneme Matching)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Determining which words have the same initial sound and placing a card over the picture that does not *

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2008
 

Sorting objects by initial sounds into containers *

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2008

 

Sorting objects by target initial sound on the sound train *

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2008

   

Sorting objects by initial sound on the backpacks *

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2008

   

Grouping initial sound pictures while playing a Go Fish game *

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2008

   

Matching pictures with the same initial sound while playing a domino game *

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2008

   

Identifying and sorting pictures by initial sounds into labeled bags *

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2008

   

Matching final sounds of picture cards to a picture board *

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2008

   

Grouping pictures containing the same final sound creating a collage *

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2008

   

Matching objects with the same medial sound *

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2008

   

Sorting medial sound pictures and assembling to create puzzles *

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2008

       

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Phonological Awareness
(Phoneme Segmenting
and Blending)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Segmenting words into phonemes to use as clues and blending together to play a treasure chest game *

FCRR
2008
 

Blending phonemes to make words while sliding pieces together to make pictures *

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2008

 

Deleting initial phonemes and matching the new word to a picture *

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2008

   

Substituting phonemes in words using taped instructions *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonics
(Letter Recognition)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Matching letter cards to an alphabet border *

FCRR
2008
 

Matching alphabet letters to letters on cards *

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2008

 

Matching letters of the alphabet to the Alphabet Arc *

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2008

   

Matching lowercase letters on clothespins to uppercase letters on a circle *

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2008

   

Sorting letters cut from print resources *

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2008

   

Forming letters in names using pasta *

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2008

   

Circling a target letter or letters on a nursery rhyme or poem *

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2008

   

Pairing uppercase and lowercase letters while playing a memory game *

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2008

   

Sorting the letters in students’ names by using a T-chart *

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2008

   

Sort the letters in students’ names using a Venn Diagram *

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2008

   

Alphabetizing uppercase letters and writing corresponding lowercase letters *

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2008

       

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Phonics
(Letter-Sound Correspondence)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Sorting pictures by initial sounds into bags labeled with the letters of the alphabet *

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2008
 

Matching the initial sounds in classmates’ names to letters using student photographs *

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2008
 

 

Selecting pictures with the same initial sound as student’s first name and make placemats *

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2008

   

Pairing initial sound picture cards with the corresponding letter while playing a memory game *

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2008

   

Matching initial sounds of pictures to letters while playing a domino game *

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2008

   

Sorting, illustrating, writing the final sounds of objects *

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2008

   

Matching final sounds of words to letters while playing a pyramid game *

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2008

   

Sorting final sound picture cards to letters on a file folder *

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2008

   

Matching medial sounds in words to the target letter on a train *

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2008

   

Sorting medial sound picture cards to letters while making a mobile *

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2008

   

Matching medial sounds of words to letters while playing a Bingo-type game *

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2008

   

Matching medial sounds of words to letters while playing a spinner game *

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2008

   

Determining the position of the target sound in words and sort *

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2008

   

Sorting pictures by matching phonemes to graphemes and write missing letters *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonological Awareness
(Rhyming)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Interact with rhyming songs *

FCRR
2008

 

Matching rhyming picture cards *

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2008

 

Mmatching rhyming picture cards to picture boards *

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2008

   

Matching rhyming picture cards on a pocket chart *

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2008

   

Ssorting rhyming picture cards on a pocket chart *

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2008

   

Grouping picture cards into rhyming sets *

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2008

   

Matching rhyming pairs of picture cards *

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2008

   

Matching rhyming words while playing a game *

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2008

   

Finding two rhyming pictures and illustrating a third picture *

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2008

   

Interacting with alliterative music *

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2008

   

Students using their names and alliterative phrases to describe themselves and decorate their pals *

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2008

   

Saying and illustrating an alliterative phrase based on a target sound picture *

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2008

       

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Phonological Awareness
(Sentence Segmentation)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Counting the words in sentences and stacking interlocking cubes to equal the number of words counted *

FCRR
2008
 

Counting words in sentences while playing a listening game *

FCRR
2008

 

Counting and graphing words while listening to taped sentences *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonological Awareness
(Syllables)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Clapping and charting the number of syllables in classmates’ names *

FCRR
2008

 

Counting the syllables in words and placing cards in corresponding boxes *

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2008

 

Segmenting the syllables in a word and hopping to the corresponding number *

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2008

   

Counting syllables in words and graphing them *

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2008

   

Segmenting and blending syllables in words using picture cards *

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2008

       

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Phonological Awareness
(Onset and Rime)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Using onset clues to guess the picture card *

FCRR
2008
 

Matching rime picture cards to corresponding Rime House *

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2008

 

Matching rimes while playing a detective game *

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2008

   

Using onset and rime clues to guess words *

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2008

     

 

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Reading Fluency
(Letter Recognition)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Matching letters of the alphabet to the Alphabet Arc in a timed activity *

FCRR
2008
 

Quickly writing and naming letters of the alphabet *

FCRR
2008

 

Identifying letters while playing a card game *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading Fluency
(Letter Recognition)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Matching initial sounds of words to letters while playing a timed memory game *

FCRR
2008
 

Saying sounds of letters on a spinner in a timed activity *

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2008

 

Identifying letters and their sounds in a timed activity *

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2008

   

Quickly reading words with the same rime in a timed activity *

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2008

   

Taking turns reading high frequency words in a timed activity *

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2008
   

Reading and matching words in a timed card game *

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2008
   

Quickly read words on a practice sheet in a timed activity *

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2008

   

Quickly identifying words as they are read to them by a partner *

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2008

   

Quickly reading and matching words on a game board *

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2008

   

Reading phrases in a timed activity *

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2008

   

Reading text which has been divided into meaningful phrases by slash marks *

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2008
   

Practicing rereading decodable text with a partner *

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2008

   

Reading fluently by reading text with a partner *

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2008

   

Timing repeated readings and graph words correct per minute *

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2008

   

Reading fluently by reading along with a tape-recorded book *

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2008

   

Reading text in unison *

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2008

   

Reading sentences with expression *

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2008

   

Rehearsing and reading text using a Readers’ Theater format *

FCRR
2008

    Interacting with fluency passages at the computer center *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonics
(Variant Correspondences)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Reading and sorting words by vowel sounds *

FCRR
2008
 

Reading words with and without the silent “e” pattern *

FCRR
2008
 

Blending sounds to make words while manipulating a slide *

FCRR
2008

   

Blending sounds to make words while manipulating cards in a binder *

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2008

   

Reading words with r-controlled vowels while playing a tic-tac-toe type game *

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2008

   

Orally segmenting words and write corresponding letters on spaces in Elkonin Boxes *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonics
(High Frequency Words)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Reading high frequency words made from tactile letters, then find them in print *

FCRR
2008
 

Reading high frequency words while playing a checker game *

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2008
 

Reading high frequency words while playing a “fishing” game *

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2008

   

Reading high frequency words while playing a baseball game *

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2008

   

Reading high frequency words while playing a memory game *

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2008

   

Reading high frequency words while playing a bowling game *

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2008

 

     

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Phonics
(Syllable Patterns)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Combine syllables to form words while playing a matching game *

FCRR
2008
 

Making words from syllable puzzle pieces *

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2008
 

Sorting words by the number of syllables *

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2008

   

Counting the number of syllables in words while playing a board game *

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2008

   

Making compound words by putting puzzles pieces together *

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2008

   

Making words combining base words and inflections by playing a bean bag game *

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2008

   

Making words using base words, prefixes, and suffixes *

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2008

   

Segmenting words by isolating the base word and affixes *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonics
(Onset and Rime)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Making words using a variety of onsets and a sliding rime strip *

FCRR
2008
 

Selecting onsets to complete words using pictures as clues *

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2008

 

Selecting onsets to complete words * 

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2008

   

Sorting words by rimes on a pocket chart *

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2008

   

Matching onsets and rimes to make words using a flyswatter *

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2008

   

Making words using one rime and different onsets *

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2008

   

Making words using onset and rime cubes *

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2008

   

Making words from selected onsets and rimes *

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2008

       

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Phonics
(Encoding and Decoding)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Combining vowels with consonant combinations to make words *

FCRR
2008
 

Making new words by manipulating one letter at a time *

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2008

 

Making words using consonant and vowel cubes *

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2008

   

Using consonant and vowel cards to make words *

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2008
   

Making words using digraph and letter spinners *

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2008

   

Segmenting names of pictures into phonemes and using the corresponding magnetic letters to make the word *

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2008

   

Segmenting names of pictures into phonemes and using the corresponding letter tiles to spell the word *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonics
(Encoding and Decoding)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Combining vowels with consonant combinations to make words *

FCRR
2008
 

Making new words by manipulating one letter at a time *

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2008

 

Making words using consonant and vowel cubes *

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2008

   

Using consonant and vowel cards to make words *

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2008

   

Making words using digraph and letter spinners *

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2008

   

Segmenting names of pictures into phonemes and using the corresponding magnetic letters to make the word *

FCRR
2008

   

Segmenting names of pictures into phonemes and using the corresponding letter tiles to spell the word *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading
(Word Knowledge)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Matching words to corresponding meanings (i.e., symbols, contractions, or abbreviations) while playing a memory game *

FCRR
2008
 

Matching words to contractions on a game board *

FCRR
2008

  Matching synonyms by placing pairs on a spider shape *

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2008

   

Pairing antonyms on an overhead projector *

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2008

   

Matching homophones while playing a “Go Fish” game *

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2008

    Completing a sentence using descriptive words *

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2008

   

Using descriptive word clues to identify objects *

FCRR
2008

   

Identify verbs related to a picture and sort on book rings *

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2008

    Making compound words by pairing word cards that name pictures *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading
(Mophemic Elements)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Making compound words and matching them to corresponding pictures in a flip book *

FCRR
2008

 

Matching words with prefixes to their meanings while playing a Bingo-type game *

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2008

 

Identifying multiple meanings of words while making bugs *

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2008

       

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Reading
(Word Meaning)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Describing a vocabulary word using a four square map *

FCRR
2008
 

“Brainstorming” words related to a topic and record on a semantic map *

FCRR
2008

 

Finding, recording, and discussing words of interest in text *

FCRR
2008

   

Writing simple explanations, sentences, and synonyms of words *

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2008

       

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Reading
(Word Analysis)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Sorting transportation words into categories and grouping on key rings *

FCRR
2008
 

Sorting words while playing a category cube game *

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2008

 

Sorting words found in the dictionary into categories *

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2008

 

Comparing similar words, distinguishing features *

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2008

   

Recording shared attributes *

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2008

    Comparing and contrasting words using a Venn Diagram *

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2008

   

Identifying the features that distinguish one word from another by completing a semantic feature analysis grid *

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2008

 

 

   

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Reading
(Words in Context)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Exchanging antonyms for the underlined word in sentences *

FCRR
2008

 

Choosing words to complete sentences *

FCRR
2008

 

Identifying the meaning of target words by using the context of the sentence *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading Comprehension
(Sentence Meaning)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Matching sentences which describe pictures on a pocket chart *

FCRR
2008

 

Matching nursery rhyme sentences to related titles *

FCRR
2008
 

Reading and pantomiming (silently act out) sentences *

FCRR
2008

   

Arranging groups of words to make a sentence *

FCRR
2008

   

Making sentences using selected words *

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2008

   

Arranging word cards into sentences to describe a picture *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading Comprehension
(Narrative Text Structure)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Describing a character using a graphic organizer *

FCRR
2008

 

Comparing characters using a graphic organizer *

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2008

 

Ordering the events of a story by sequencing sentences on a pocket chart *

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2008

   

Writing the main events of a story in sequential order using a graphic organizer *

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2008

   

Discussing the parts of a story using a question cube *

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2008

   

Recording story elements using a story grammar graphic organizer *

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2008

   

Comparing stories using a Venn Diagram *

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2008

   

Repeating a story using a question retell wheel *

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2008

       

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Reading Comprehension
(Expository Text Structure)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Locating information in expository text and recording on a fact strip *

FCRR
2008
 

Writing or illustrating the main idea and three supporting details on a text wheel *

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2008

 

Identifying the main idea and supporting details in paragraphs on an overhead projector *

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2008

   

Recording the main idea and supporting details, then summarizing *

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2008

       

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Reading Comprehension
(Text Analysis)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Sorting story titles into fiction and nonfiction categories on a pocket chart *

FCRR
2008

 

Sorting statements into fact and opinion categories on a pocket chart *

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2008

 

Reading a cause and selecting an effect while playing a ball game *

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2008

   

Identifying cause and effect relationships in text and recording on a graphic organizer *

FCRR
2008

       

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Reading Comprehension
(Monitoring for Understanding)

Kindergarten – 1st Grades

Monitoring comprehension before, during, and after reading text using a K-W-L chart *

FCRR
2008

 

Making, writing or illustrating, and checking story predictions, writing words or phrases that describe and/or relate to a category of a topic *

FCRR
2008

 

Summarizing text using a graphic organizer *

FCRR
2008

       

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Phonemic Awareness
(Phoneme Matching)

2nd – 3rd Grades

Matching initial phonemes by sorting pictures *

FCRR
2007
 

Identifying initial phonemes by matching picture cards *

FCRR
2007

 

Matching final phonemes by playing a memory game *

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2007

   

Matching final phonemes by playing a board game *

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2007

   

Matching final phonemes by playing a spinner game *

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2007

   

Matching medial sounds by playing dominoes *

FCRR
2007

   

Matching medial phonemes by playing a card game *

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2007

   

Matching vowel sounds by sorting pictures into columns *

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2007

       

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Phonemic Awareness
(Phoneme Isolating)

2nd – 3rd Grades

Playing an initial sound identification game using a bag and objects *

FCRR
2007
 

Isolating final phonemes by listening to words and choosing pictures with that sound *

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2007

 

Isolating medial phonemes by listening to words and choosing pictures with that sound *

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2007

   

Isolating initial, medial, and final sounds by comparing pictures *

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2007

       

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Phonemic Awareness
(Phoneme Blending)

2nd – 3rd Grades

Blending sounds into words and match to corresponding picture *

FCRR
2007
       

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Phonemic Awareness
(Phoneme Segmenting)

2nd – 3rd Grades

Counting phonemes and sorting by number *

FCRR
2007

 

Counting phonemes in words by playing a board game *

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2007

 

Segmenting the phonemes in words by playing a counting game *

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2007

       

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Phonemic Awareness
(Phoneme Segmenting and Blending)

(Phoneme Manipulating)

2nd – 3rd Grades

Orally segmenting words using counters and Elkonin Boxes *

FCRR
2007

 

Segmenting and blending phonemes to make words by playing a picture card game *

FCRR
2007

 

Manipulating initial phonemes and match the new word to picture *

FCRR
2007

       

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