Types of Reading Practices
Adult reads the text aloud. This
can be used when the text is too difficult for a child or when the background
needs to be developed. An added bonus is
that this can be used as fun and special time together.
Readings: Adult reads the text aloud and invites the child to read along
when they can. This can be used when
students need a great deal of support.
reading: Groups of friends or siblings
orally reading one text together.
Reading: A fluent reader reads with a
child who is having difficulty. The
adult reading a chosen passage to the child and then the two read the passage
several times in unison.
Reading: The adult will read aloud a
section of a text and then the students repeat the section as they point to the
words they are reading.
Reading – Adult talks, coaches and walks
student through sections of text with questions and student predictions. The adult provides support and variety in the
reading process without actually doing the reading for the student.
Paired Reading – Student reads with a
partner or partners, either orally or silently.
Only little or no support is needed.
Partners help each other with understanding and vocabulary. Can be used for fun.
Reading – Student reads text alone
without support, usually silently.
Little difficulty is found with text and comprehension