Fast ForWord Reading 3 builds on the skills developed in Fast ForWord Reading 2 by concentrating on reading knowledge and fluency, with a focus on phonology, syntactic complexity, vocabulary and comprehension.
Fast ForWord Reading 3 consists of three exercises:
A group of monkeys is hanging in the library. As participants help organise disheveled books, the exercise builds reading comprehension using literal, inferential, and organisational knowledge.
Amid the trash and treasures of a junkyard, the junkyard cat operates a machine which asks students to select the correct answers to the questions. Students sort words into linguistic and semantic categories, building the decoding and vocabulary skills necessary for fluent reading. This exercise also develops spelling.
By picking the sentence that correctly describes an aspect of the picture presented, students develop syntax and vocabulary skills. This exercise incorporates a high level of syntactic complexity for successful completion of the content.
Language and reading skills targeted by Fast ForWord Reading 3:
- Syntax and morphology
- Automatic word recognition
- Letter-sound association
- Sentence and paragraph comprehension
- Comprehension strategies
- Logical reasoning
Cognitive skills developed by Fast ForWord Reading 3:
- Working memory
- Selective and sustained attention