name and describe 2 interventions for basic reading skills:
- 1. guess the word
- Preparation: Collect a stack of cards with pictures that represent simple CVC words. You can make your own by finding pics on the Internet, printing them, and pasting them on cards. Gather a large stack so that you can vary the words each time you do the activity.
- Steps: 1. Have students sit in a circle and place picture cards in the middle.
- 2. Say: “I am going to say the name of one of the pictures in snail talk. I want you to look at the pictures and guess which one I am saying.”
- 3. Listen: “BBAAATTT.” What picture am I saying?
- 4. Have students respond as a group first.
- 5. Monitor progress with Phoneme Segmentation
- word sort:
- Preparation: Determine what sounds the students are learning. Create individual words that contain the letter sounds and cut them out and laminate. Gather containers where students can place the words. Label the containers with the sounds students are learning. Short and long vowel sounds are one example.
- 1. Place students in partners.
- 2. Instruct students to place the words in the correct container by sound.
- 3. Students take turns with their partner and continue until all the words have been sorted.
- 4. Walk around during the activity and ask students to explain why they are putting the words in the containers they are.Monitor progress with nonsense word fluency (DIBELS).