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Unformatted text preview: The Guided Repeated Reading (GRR) Program Contents Part One: Introduction Fluency, Comprehension, and Guided Repeated Reading: Whats the Connection? ................ 1 Adolescent Version of the GRR Program... 3 Part Two: Overview Who is the program designed for? . 4 What are the main elements of the program? 4 1. Addressing Key Reading Components in GRR 4 Embedded Phonics Instruction to Teach Decoding Fluency: Accuracy, Rate, and Prosody Vocabulary and Comprehension 2. Providing Feedback .. 7 3. Noting Errors; Distinguishing dialect differences from reading errors 7 4. Ensuring the Relevance and Readability of Materials .. 11 Part Three: Getting Started What makes a good GRR tutor? 12 Creating a good Teaching Environment 12 Background Information needed for Tutoring Sessions 12 Materials needed for Tutoring Sessions 13 Initial Set-up .. 13 How to Introduce the Program .. 13 How to Introduce the Key Elements . 14 Talking about Dialect Differences . 15 Procedures for Giving Feedback .. 15 When to give feedback What does feedback look like? Procedures for Calculations/Evaluation . 19 Accuracy Words Correct Reading Rate Speed Part Four: Frequently Asked Questions 20 Why work on fluency? Why do I have to follow the script for each session? Can I create my own learning activities to use during a session? How did you choose the readings? What should I do if a learner is struggling with a reading? What should I do if a learner makes very few/no errors on an initial timed reading? Where do I record the errors my student makes during a reading? How many times should the student repeat the reading during a session? How do I evaluate prosody?...
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- Spring '08