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EXPLORATIONS from Okapi: The Key to Unlocking Your Nonfiction Book Room
Explorations goes beyond other programs in developing functional literacy in everyday life by focusing of 5 types commonly encountered in student textbooks: Recount, Report, Explanation, Procedure and Expository.

  • Explorations engage students in content area reading (science and social studies) and teaches students how to use nonfiction text features such as labeled illustrations, graphs, charts, diagrams, glossaries,etc.
  • Unique Teacher Version for each title support teachers and students with appropriate small group discussion questions to help children develop their own critical literacy. The Teacher Version gives teachers support for what to do during reading, not just before and after reading.
  • Explorations goes beyond other programs in providing meaningful reading/ writing connections.

An Effective Early Intervention Programs for Grades K-2

Flying Start to Literacy is an early literacy program that is research based and reflects best practices in teaching.

Program includes 144 different student books and supportive teacher materials organized into six stages of reading development.  Flying Start to Literacy can be implemented as:

  • ·         An early intervention program for students requiring additional support in their reading development- especially appropriate for Tier 2
  • ·         A supplemental to support and reinforce the goals of any core reading program

Features of the Program:

  • ·         High- frequency words have a high rate of repetition with a low ratio of unfamiliar words
  • ·         Key vocabulary is introduced systematically and constantly revisited
  • ·         Variety of text types enables the development of a range of reading strategies
  • ·         Reading and writing are linked
  • ·         Text difficulty is carefully sequenced to build reading strategies
  • ·         The teaching of phonics and phonemic awareness is supported by the program.

Assessment is ongoing to inform instruction

 

Okapi- After School

EXPLORATIONS from Okapi: The Key to Unlocking Informational Text
Explorations goes beyond other programs in developing functional literacy in everyday life by focusing of 5 types commonly encountered in student textbooks: Recount, Report, Explanation, Procedure and Expository.

  • Explorations engage students in content area reading (science and social studies) and teaches students how to use nonfiction text features such as labeled illustrations, graphs, charts, diagrams, glossaries,etc.
  • Unique Teacher Version for each title support teachers and students with appropriate small group discussion questions to help children develop their own critical literacy. The Teacher Version gives teachers support for what to do during reading, not just before and after reading.
  • Explorations goes beyond other programs in providing meaningful reading/ writing connections

 

An Effective Early Intervention Programs for Grades K-2

Flying Start to Literacy is an early literacy program that is research based and reflects best practices in teaching.

Program includes 144 different student books and supportive teacher materials organized into six stages of reading development. Flying Start to Literacy can be implemented as:

·         An early intervention program for students requiring additional support in their reading development- especially appropriate for Tier 2

·         A supplemental to support and reinforce the goals of any core reading program

Features of the Program:

·         High- frequency words have a high rate of repetition with a low ratio of unfamiliar words

·         Key vocabulary is introduced systematically and constantly revisited

·         Variety of text types enables the development of a range of reading strategies

·         Reading and writing are linked

·         Text difficulty is carefully sequenced to build reading strategies

·         The teaching of phonics and phonemic awareness is supported by the program.

·         Assessment is ongoing to inform instruction

New Heights- Audio Assisted Reading to Support All Learners

WITH A HALF HOUR OF DAILY PRACTICE MOST STUDENTS ON AVERAGE ACHIEVED 12 months progress in just 10 WEEKS TIME.

          *High Interest reading selection and unique audio Reading Pen will make repeated readings meaningful and enjoyable for all students

          *Student increase in fluency, accuracy and comprehension in reading and writing

          * Each set includes: 20 High Interest Titles

                                        20 CDs with Full Text Recordings

                                        1 Reading Pen

                                        3 Assessment Titles with Running Record

                                        1 Teaching Guide