Reading at Central Square



Study Strategies & Reading Strategies:http://www.studygs.net/index.htm

Reading Strategy of the Month: http://forpd.ucf.edu/strategies/archive.html

Oral Reading Fluency


easycbm.com --teachers in 6-8 will be using this site to assess student oral reading fluency.


This site includes how to give ORF assessments & includes ORF norms for grades 1-8: http://www.prel.org/products/re_/assessing-fluency.htm\

Hasbrouck & Tindal ORF Norms--used by Read Naturally & CSMS

http://www.readnaturally.com/pdf/oralreadingfluency.pdf

Fluency Links
http://www.professorgarfield.org/parents_teachers/links/fluency_links.html

Online ORF Passage Generators

Okapi--through Intervention Central--run readability statistics on passages & create CBMs
http://www.interventioncentral.org/htmdocs/tools/okapi/okapi.php

This ORF generator will give you different readability statistics:
http://www.rti2.org/rti2/oralReadings
http://www.rti2.org/rti2/oralReadings

Independent Reading Ideas


Monster Librarian--Horror books for kids of all ages!


This English teacher has some creative independent reading ideas:
Mrs. Tibbit's IR site


Some of this teacher's ideas are good, but it seems like a very involved project:
http://www.myeport.com/published/t/uc/tucson5/collection/4/
Here is a very good look at Literature Workshop with a ton of project ideas for independent reading:
http://www.masscharterschools.org/fellowships/docs/147/Sampley5.html