Grades K-2

Reading Strategies
Toolkits

Keep literacy skills development
hands-on & engaging

Develop proficient readers through an interactive hands-on reading experience

Reading Strategies Toolkits supplement literacy instruction and develop key reading skills. Lessons include everything needed to teach 6 reading strategies using hands‐on materials and manipulatives, as well as remediation and enrichment options.

  • Reinforces key literacy skills including phonemic awareness, print concepts, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and reading comprehension.
  • Teaches specific strategies that can be used with any informational text or reading passage.
  • 20-minute lessons easily integrate with core curriculum

Cover 6 Reading Strategies

1

Find and Follow

2

Blend Sounds and Syllables

3

Segment and Swap

4

Smooth and Speed

5

Define and Contextualize

6

Read to Understand

Components & Configurations

lesson plans

Lesson Plans

Structured lesson plans are scripted to help teachers move through lessons in a timely fashion and offer remediation and enrichment options.

sample text

Sample Text

Grade-level passages of literature and informational text are ready to use and has colorful images that connect the student to the text.

activity sheets

Activity Sheets

Reading Response Sheets help students practice the strategies as they read.

manipulatives

Manipulatives

Hands-on tools coupled with specific strategies allow students meet learning objectives while building confidence.

Reading Strategies Toolkits Include

Grade K

Lessons

  • Listening to Rhymes
  • Word Stretch
  • Syllable Tap-Out
  • Overlay Word Families
  • Replacing Adjectives
  • Picture Predictions
  • Questioning Fun
  • Story Sequencing
  • Our Garden
  • Picture Pages
  • Captive Captions
  • Poetry Particulars

Sample Lessons & Correlations

Lessons

  • Listening to Rhymes
  • Word Stretch
  • Syllable Tap-Out
  • Overlay Word Families
  • Replacing Adjectives
  • Picture Predictions
  • Questioning Fun
  • Story Sequencing
  • Our Garden
  • Picture Pages
  • Captive Captions
  • Poetry Particulars

Sample Lessons & Correlations

Grade 1

Lessons

  • Looking for L-Blends
  • Magic –e
  • Word Substitution
  • Focus on Predictions
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Responding to Literature
  • Reading Punctuation
  • Searching for S-Blends
  • Substituting with Synonyms
  • Featuring Text Features
  • Image Inferencing
  • Rolling With the Topic

Sample Lessons & Correlations

Lessons

  • Looking for L-Blends
  • Magic –e
  • Word Substitution
  • Focus on Predictions
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Responding to Literature
  • Reading Punctuation
  • Searching for S-Blends
  • Substituting with Synonyms
  • Featuring Text Features
  • Image Inferencing
  • Rolling With the Topic

Sample Lessons & Correlations

Grade 2

Lessons

  • Bossy-R
  • Prefixing Words
  • Compounding Words
  • Tense Tension
  • Sequencing in Stories
  • Looking for Predictions
  • Context Puzzle
  • Details and Diagrams
  • Picturing Details
  • Words in Context
  • Comparative Coaching
  • Boxed in Fluency

Sample Lessons & Correlations

Lessons

  • Bossy-R
  • Prefixing Words
  • Compounding Words
  • Tense Tension
  • Sequencing in Stories
  • Looking for Predictions
  • Context Puzzle
  • Details and Diagrams
  • Picturing Details
  • Words in Context
  • Comparative Coaching
  • Boxed in Fluency

Sample Lessons & Correlations