Different Software, Different Needs

Software used to support learning by practice is a key part of literacy growth.  To expand the instructional sessions, three specific kinds of software are available for your child with a subscription.  Click each graphic to access the software! 

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Razkids:  After my intial assessment of reading level, if it is evident the student would benefit from books with audio features and comprehension practice, I will enroll them into a customized digital book basket Razkids software. Razkids provides ongoing performance data. 

 

Key Goal:  

  • To increase minutes of reading each day/week.

  • To improve fluency and comprehension.

 

Ages: Prek-grade 6

 

Recommended Use:  Daily 20-40 minutes, depending on students age and reading assessment performance.

Students should listen to the stories several times, get a sense of HOW the stories should sound, reread aloud, respond to comprehension questions ONLY ONCE.

Epic! Books:  Epic! software is a digital library of trade books - exactly what you would find in the bookstore or library! Kids love these colorful graphic novels, informational text, series books by their favorite authors and new authors! 

 

Key Goal:  

  • To increase minutes of reading each day/week.

  • To improve fluency and comprehension.

Ages: Prek-grade 6

Recommended Use:  Daily 20-40 minutes, for self-selected readings. This should be enjoyable reading that makes kids laugh, connect with characters, and enjoy the beautiful illustrations and stories.

Access code: wxb2675

StoryboardThat:  Graphic Novel software with features for planning and developing colorful, creative and original stories and retellings. Writers can make a variety of graphic organizers. 

 

Key Goal:  To improve writing organization, planning, vocabulary, and composition.

 

Ages:  grade 3 and above.

 

Recommended Use:  StoryboardThat can be used to increase volume of writing by engaging students in an interactive experience, support language skills and break down barriers of self-confidence and frustration.

Teacher Username: TLCReading

Access Code: YIbvdgVbh

Teacher Username: TLCReadingisfun

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Lexia Core 5:  Using an initial adaptive assessment of literacy skills in five core areas, Lexia Core 5 and Power Up, published by the widely-known, Rosetta Stone, follows an individualized scope-and-sequence of instruction and employs ongoing performance data to accelerate language learning. 

 

Key Goal:  

  • To sequentially teach phonics, comprehension, grammar, oral-reading fluency, writing

 

Ages: 

Lexia Core 5: Prek-Grade 5

Lexia Power Up: Grades 6-12

 

Recommended Use:  100 minutes per week, depending on students' age and initial assessment performance.

Software use should be coupled with a consistent reading of an authentic text and supplementary recommended activities. See TLC instructors for details.

Click the icons above to log into these sites once you have your family license!

Call: (603) 759-3046 

 
 

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