Designed Learning

Literacy Materials for Comprehension

  • Gradual release of responsibility for learning from teacher modelling to student independent learning, evidence-based on doctoral research 

 

  • Question-Skills Instruction

         - 2015 editions,Level B (approx. Year 2 difficulty), Level C, Level D, Level E, Level F (Year 6-7)

         - All lessons include Success Criteria, for Visible Learning (Hattie, 2009)

         - All assessments are now presented within a Learning Progress Booklet

         - Samples of Learning Progress Booklets, for further samples, please email.

          - Level B Student Learning Progress (2015)

         - Level B Teacher Learning Progress (2015)

         - Level D Student Learning Progress (2015)

         - Level D Teacher Learning Progress (2015)

         NOTE: With teacher professional judgement, these materials can be effective with secondary students, who have difficulties with comprehension.

 

  • Reading Fluency interventions

         - Repeated Reading

         - Superstar Reading

         - Scaffolded Silent Reading, for improving effectiveness of DEAR

         NOTE: With formative assessments and teacher professional judgement, these materials can be effective with secondary students, who have difficulties with oral reading fluency or expression.

 

  •  Talking and Listening - Newstime Success

         - Modelling and Guided practice activities for student oral questioning.

         - For more information about options for formative assessments of students’ learning about oral language, please email

 


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