• IF I NEED HELP WHEN I AM READING THIS IS HOW YOU CAN HELP ME:  

    1. Give me time to think, so I can be independent.

    2. Remind me to check the picture and think about the story, so I can decide what might make sense.

    3. Encourage me to go back and read again, so I can use the story language to predict what might be coming.

    4. Help me think about the story, so I can use meaning

    5. Ask me to start a tricky word with the first sounds that I see.

    6. Help me search and find a part of the word that will help me.

    7. Help me look for a prefix, suffix, final stable syllable, then identify the base word.

    8. Does the word have special characteristics that I might not know ...digraph, diphthong, vowel R, vowel consonant E