Read Well ® is a research-based primary reading curriculum that consists of whole class and small group instruction.
Students are placed into small groups based on assessed skills and must acquire mastery to move on to the next unit.
What is Read Well?
Students Benefit from Read Well Age appropriate whole class instruction Small group placement determined by assessed skill level Skills taught to mastery in small group lessons. Targeted extra practice and reinforcement Explicit Instruction Ongoing Assessment
Para-Educators Role Whole Group Is to assist with instruction in a quiet guiding manner. Model behavior expectations. -Redirect by pointing -Use proximity -Increase student engagement in lesson. -Think Pair Share with students who struggle with level of instruction
Small Group Instruction 1 st Grade Kindergarten
Small Group Instruction *Need for established routines *Structure *Positive Redirection *Props *Building in Rewards *Start instruction at easy or where students are and scaffold new
Small Group Instruction Kindergarten and Struggling Readers Consists of 3-5 students closely matched skills
Small Groups can take on a variety of shapes and are flexible