This program follows on from Fast ForWord Reading 3 and consists of 5 exercises.
Goal: Develop reading comprehension skills by manipulating grammatical forms and structures to construct sentences about visual information.
Goal: Develop reading comprehension skills by answering literal, cause-and-effect, relationship, and inferential questions about fiction and nonfiction texts.
Goal: Develop reading comprehension strategies for both fiction and nonfiction by working with graphic organizers and summaries.
Goal: Develop reading comprehension skills by selecting the correct paraphrase of a narrative text.
Goal: Develop reading comprehension skills by selecting the best word to complete a sentence.
Fast ForWord goes deeper than other reading and literacy programs by simultaneously building language/reading skills and the cognitive skills underlying them.
Language and reading skills targeted by Fast ForWord Reading Comprehension:
- English Grammar
- Word Structure & Knowledge
- Word Learning Strategies
- Academic Language
- Independent Reading
- Monitoring Comprehension
- Interpreting Visual Information
- Following Directions
- Key ideas and details
- Craft & Structure
- Drawing Inferences
Cognitive skills developed by Fast ForWord Reading Comprehension: