TEACHER'S GUIDE


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Contents

FUNNIX READING - 5
In the Classroom - Program Components - Funnix Beginning Reading - Funnix 2

TESTING AND PLACEMENT - 7
Testing and Placing Beginning Readers
Teaching the Five Letter Names - Retesting the Children - Placement Criteria for Groups

Placing Children Who Have Some Reading Skills - 9
Procedures for Mid-Level Placement - Placement Criteria for Readers

Critical Preparation - 12
Critical Exercises for Mid-Level Entry in Funnix Beginning Reading - Critical Preparation

Transition Exercises -14
Transition Exercises for Entry at Funnix Beginning Reading 101 and Beyond

SCHEDULING AND GROUPING THE READING LESSONS -14
Grouping Children for Instruction - Possible Setups - Daily Schedule and Progress Through the Program

RULES FOR PRESENTING LESSONS -15
Basic Correction Procedures

NAVIGATING THROUGH LESSONS - 17
Start Up-Directing the Presentation of Lessons - Lesson Events

ADAPTING THE PROGRAM TO TEACHING SMALL GROUPS - 19
Group Responses - Group Responses After Lesson 88 - Individual Turns - Touching Items on the Screen - Written Work

SKILL DEVELOPMENT - 21
How Skills are Taught - Scope and Sequence Chart - Funnix Word Lists

SOUNDS AND LETTERS - 23
Sounds for Consonants - Sounds for Vowels - Sounds for Irregular Letters - Blue-Letter Combinations - Other Combinations
Correcting Sound Identification Mistakes

WORD READING - 25
Correcting Sounding Out Errors
Correcting Sounding Out Errors on

__ Blue-Letter Words

Correcting Whole Word Errors in Word Lists

STORY READING - 26
Correcting Story Reading Errors
Promoting Rate-Accuracy Performance

WRITTEN WORK - 27
Workbook Activities - Lined-paper Activities

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS - 30
Passage Reading - Additional Seatwork

FLUENCY OVERVIEW - 31
Additional Fluency Practice - Funnix 2 Fluency Guidelines

ASSESSMENT - 33
Projections - Show-Off Lessons - Placement Passages - Repeating Instruction - Fluency

ACCELERATING FUNNIX - 35
Acceleration Schedule - Worksheet Acceleration

USES FOR FUNNIX - 36
Funnix as a Supplement - Funnix as Summer School or After-School Programs - Funnix as Programs for Learning-Disabled Children - Funnix as Reinforcement - Funnix for Peer-Tutoring - Funnix as a Program for Midyear Lower Performers in Grades K-2 - Funnix for Paired Practice

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR FUNNIX READING PROGRAM - 39

WORD LISTS - 40
Spelling Word List from Funnix Beginning Reading - 40
Alphabetical Reading Word List from Funnix Beginning Reading - 41
Alphabetical Funnix 2 Reading Word List - 44
Funnix Word Lists by Lesson Numbers - 50

APPENDIX A - 53
Funnix Beginning Reading Placement Test and Record

APPENDIX B - 54
Funnix Beginning Reading Placement Passages - 54
__Passage 40 - Passage 60 - Passage 80 -
__Passage 100
Funnix 2 Placement Passages - 57
__Passage 1 - Passage 30 - Passage 57

APPENDIX C - 60
Funnix Placement Record for Children with Reading Skills

APPENDIX D - 61
Funnix Record of Groups

APPENDIX E - 62
Corresponding Lessons for Funnix Beginning Reading and Horizons

APPENDIX F - 63
Corresponding Lessons for Funnix 2, Horizons B and Journeys 2

APPENDIX G - 64
Story Exercises for Funnix Beginning Reading

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