Read Naturally Live How-To Information
Read Naturally Live is a new and improved web-based implementation of our highly effective fluency intervention, with curriculum that supports fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and phonics.
There are several key tasks that teachers need to perform in order to ensure that their Read Naturally Live program is implemented successfully:
Setting Up the Program
This task includes planning a schedule and gathering materials.
Setting Up Your Read Naturally Live Program
Read Naturally Live includes a placement program that automates the process of determining what instructional level, reading-rate goal, and curriculum type are appropriate for each student.
Placing Students in Read Naturally Live
Implementing the Steps
The core steps of the Read Naturally Live program incorporate the research-based strategies of teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring to maximize growth in reading fluency. Additional steps support vocabulary development and promote comprehension.
Steps of the Read Naturally Live Program
Monitoring Student Performance:
Teachers need to monitor students' performance as they work in Read Naturally to ensure that they are making progress and are appropriately challenged.
Monitoring Student Performance
Communicating With Parents/Guardians
To promote support at home, use the letters, printed stories, and certificates available in Read Naturally Live to introduce the program to parents/guardians and keep them involved in the learning process.
Communicating With Students and Parents/Guardians
Note: For complete how-to information for Read Naturally Live, see the Read Live User Guide.