Reading Grade 3

Overview

The Tutor's Handbook: Reading offers a variety of activities to help you create tutoring sessions that are both fun and educational. Dozens of ideas are included in this handbook to help your student learn to enjoy reading and excel in school. Tutoring is sure to be a rewarding experience for you as you inspire in your student a lifetime love of reading.
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Overview

The Tutor's Handbook: Reading offers a variety of activities to help you create tutoring sessions that are both fun and educational. Dozens of ideas are included in this handbook to help your student learn to enjoy reading and excel in school. Tutoring is sure to be a rewarding experience for you as you inspire in your student a lifetime love of reading.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768221640
  • Publisher: School Specialty Children's Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Your Goals As a Reading Tutor 3
Get to Know Your Student 4
What Are Third Graders Like? 4
Story Starters 6
Your Student's Family 7
The Importance of the Library 9
What You Need to Begin Tutoring 10
Ways to Encourage Your Student 10
Rewards 11
Discipline 12
Attitude 12
It's Okay to Make Mistakes 13
Responsibility 13
Helpful Hints 14
Chapter 2
Evaluating Student Reading Level and Progress 15
Assessing Student Progress 15
Vocabulary 16
Phonetic Skills 16
Comprehension 17
Guide to Reading Levels 18
Chapter 3
Strategies for Teaching Reading 19
A "Rule of Thumb" 19
Favorite Books 19
Selecting a New Book 19
Reviewing Books Ahead of Time 20
Previewing Books with Your Student 20
Using Background Knowledge 21
Reading Poetry 22
Listening Skills 22
Oral Reading 23
Rereading 24
Retelling 25
Silent Reading 26
Response Journal 26
Using Prompts 26
More Strategies 27
Chapter 4
The Tutoring Session 29
Warm-up 30
Focused Reading 31
Relaxed Reading 33
Wrap-up 33
Additional Activities 34
Chapter 5
Recommended Reading 37
Books 37
On the Net 43
Reproducible Pages 45
Teacher Input Form 45
Vocabulary worksheets 46
Phonetic Skills worksheets 52
Comprehension worksheets 57
My Book Review 61
I Predict 62
Reading Award 63
Answer Key 64
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