Reading Programs

Students in this program become confident, enthusiastic readers. Your child will learn long-word decoding skills through instruction that is tailored to your child’s reading level, and will develop the fluency, comprehension, and confidence needed to read longer books with ease.

The program includes five weeks of classroom instruction led by an experienced teacher and independent reading in some of the best books written for third graders. Between the weekly lessons, your child will continue to build skills through interactive online instruction customized to your child’s reading level.


Long-Word Decoding

In this program, your child will learn to decode long words with accuracy and ease. Through a combination of in-class instruction and interactive online lessons, your child will learn to recognize prefixes, suffixes, and syllables, and will also learn an effective strategy for reading long words. As a result, your child will gain the confidence and motivation to tackle more challenging reading.



Developing Fluency

In this program, students learn to read more smoothly, quickly, and easily. This will allow your child to devote full attention to the story, which leads to stronger comprehension and a love of reading. In each class, the teacher leads students in fluency training exercises. At home, your child will practice reading fluently with engaging interactive lessons.



Building Strong Comprehension

In class, your child will participate in comprehension-building discussions and learn to recognize story structure, understand plot, and identify with characters. At home, your child will continue to build skills with interactive lessons that provide comprehension instruction and build motivation to read.



Independent Reading

Your child will read seven wonderful chapter books in class and at home during the program, including four take-home books that are yours to keep. Reading these books successfully will give your child great skills practice and a big head start on third grade.


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The Best Books Booklist

You will also receive The Best Books Booklist and guidance from your child’s teacher on where to start in the booklist when the program is over. This will make it easy to select wonderful books at the right level of difficulty for your child.


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