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  1. 1. Kaleidoscope Melissa Antonelli, Jaclyn Clark, DeAnna Santiago
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Developed by SRA/Open Court Reading Family </li></ul><ul><li>Target 2 nd - 6 th grade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students who read two or more levels below grade level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two years of instruction in one year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two hours per day. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Whole Class or Small Groups </li></ul>
  3. 3. Design <ul><li>Five Overlapping Levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 Units Per Level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 Lessons Per Unit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Five-Day Cycle </li></ul>PROGRAM LEVEL READING GRADE LEVEL LEVEL A 0-2 LEVEL B 1-3 LEVEL C 2-4 LEVEL D 3-5 LEVEL E 4-6
  4. 4. Lesson & Instruction <ul><li>Taught by Classroom Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 Day Lesson Format </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lesson 1 - Phonemic Awareness, Word Study, Building Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 2 - Before, During, After Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 3- Phonemic Awareness, Word Study, Building Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 4- Rereading </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson 5- Assessment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Purpose of Kaleidoscope <ul><li>Provides teachers with instruction in… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decoding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluency, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehension, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spelling, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Based on the pedagogy of the SRA/Open Court Reading Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Condenses and intensifies instruction </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Pros and Cons <ul><ul><li>Pros: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sequential lessons with decodable books and literature based selections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds core reading skills including phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for practice and repetition in lessons, home study tools, and stories on CD for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills build with each level from the five elements to word study skills and writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing assessments test practiced phonics and blending skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Court Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not have research based results (in the works) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not provide support for organization of small groups </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. References <ul><li>Florida Center for Reading Research Kaleidoscope retrieved 16 May 2010 from from ©Florida Center for Reading Research. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kaleidoscope THE END