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Melissa Boyd
Sun Nov 23, 2014 15:48

My students did love the racetrack activity. I do think it made sight word practice less painful. I think the positive results were due to a combination of the interventions. My students did not seem to mind the repeated readings. They were very excited when they were able to read the whole book and wanted to keep them so they could bring them home to read.

  • Re: Melissa and Laura's presentation - kimeljk, Wed Nov 19 11:33
    Melissa and Laura, I love your wordle visual you used with buzz words from your study. Was there a reason you focused on targeted word practice for your fluency intervention besides what was found in ... more
    • Q & A - Laura Hansen, Sun Nov 23 22:03
      I think we landed on using targeted word practice because we noticed that many of students lacked automatic word recognition of many basic sight words. We wanted to find a way to target sight words... more
    • presentation - Melissa Boyd, Sun Nov 23 15:48
      • Re: presentation - kimeljk, Tue Nov 25 13:44
        Melissa, Thanks for your response, that's fantastic that you have found an activity like racetracks that students enjoy that is also an appropriate intervention for them as well! I wonder if it's... more
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