"The teachers see a distinct change in our
son's reading skills and level of focus."
- Yvonne H., parent of 5th grader
Fast ForWord Reading Level 4
Reading Comprehension, Expanded Vocabulary
Fast ForWord Reading Level 4 exercises expand reading skills with a focus on applying knowledge of word origins, word forms, sentence structures, and punctuation rules to improve comprehension. It continues the development of cognitive skills but presented in the context of reading.
Fast ForWord Reading Level 4 exercises use exclusive patented technology to help students build cognitive skills in the context of essential reading skills including:
- Fluency in Decoding
- Sentence Comprehension
- Paragraph Comprehension, including the ability to make inferences and think critically while reading.
Fast ForWord Reading Level 4 consists of six exercises:
A group of monkeys are hanging in the library. As participants help organize disheveled books, the exercise builds reading comprehension using literal, inferential, and organizational knowledge.
It's time for a lunch break at Mr. Goat’s news stand. He can be very picky since he only likes to eat papers with sentences that match his headlines, and students must choose the most appropriate paper for him to munch on. This exercise helps build paragraph comprehension and basic syntactic structures of spoken English.
The giraffe quiz mistress asks the animals in the beauty salon to choose one of four words that best answers a question. Students help the animals select the correct answer. This exercise improves decoding ability and develops vocabulary.
The folks in the diner want to dance. Students help select the cool tunes by spelling out the words that are pronounced. This exercise builds and reinforces rules that govern the use of high frequency irregular words.
Lulu’s Laundry Line
Students help Lulu and her friends sort the laundry by correctly placing the word or punctuation mark in the displayed paragraph, highlighting general punctuation rules, comma use, and capitalization.
Stinky Bill’s Billboard
Students help Stinky Bill get the missing words back on his billboard by selecting the correct word to fill in the blank spaces. Skills developed include the use of compound words, prefixes, and homophones, while building word knowledge.
Language and Reading Skills Developed by Fast ForWord Reading Level 4::
- Letter-sound correspondence
- Syntactic structures of spoken English
Cognitive Skills Developed by Fast ForWord Reading Level 4:
- Working and long term memory
- Selective and sustained attention
- Auditory processing