Reading Skill Builder
Helps students transition to read at higher levels with FREE assessments and progress monitoring
What Does Reading Skill Builder Do?
Students practice specific reading skills: vocabulary-in-context, sequence, fact-opinion, factual recall, inference, and author’s purpose.
Assessments place students at suitable levels of challenge. Built-in feedback supports students while they work. Students advance as they demonstrate readiness.
Scores and progress are automatically tracked in an Online Portfolio.
Designed for learners age 9 and up in late elementary and middle school grade levels, the software can also be used by English language learners, learning disabled pupils, and remedial readers.
Designed for English language learners and older students, as well as pupils in upper elementary and secondary grades.
Self-paced and self-advancing; moves students ahead as they demonstrate readiness.
Pupils receive immediate, personal help throughout.
Teachers can monitor pupils’ progress and time-on-task through an easy-to-use online portfolio.
Students will …
- Use vocabulary to infer meaning from text
- Determine main idea
- Identify sequence of details
- Learn academic vocabulary
- Draw conclusions based on relevant information
- Ascertain an author’s purpose
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