The Wilson Reading System is an intensive program for struggling readers. It is explicit, systematic, and incorporates multisensory techniques to teach reading to students who've been unsuccessful with other methods. It is based on principles devloped by Samuel Orton and Anna Gillingham, pioneers in the effort to help students with reading disabilities find success.
We've covered 4 of the 6 syllable types:
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Since so many students prefer the Chromebooks, and Draftbuilder isn't supported by Chrome, we've found a way for students to have similar support by using Google templates.
GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS AND DIRECTIONS FOR ACCESSING THE GOOGLE TEMPLATES CAN BE FOUND ON THE HANDOUTS PAGE. Students are using a variety of graphic organizers in their writing. School wide, we are using the acronym CLEAR to write in response to questions about text read or prompts. For summarizing fiction, students can also access a template for a strategy called Somebody, Wanted, But, So or print it out as well as a Plot Structure Chart.
What are we reading?
Tangerine and The Death of a President: The 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln's Assassination.