readdogReading

 

Reading in 3rd grade focuses on comprehension, fluency and building vocabulary.

Third graders read a variety of texts for different purposes such as fiction, non-fiction, poetry,

chapter books, folk tales, fairy tales and fables.

Bald Eagle Area School District uses a Balanced Literacy approach in elementary school.

Balanced Literacy encompasses reading and writing.

Below are 4 components of reading within this framework.

 

Read Aloud

 

 

Shared Reading

 

 

Guided Reading

 

 

Independent Reading

 

Accelerated Reader (AR)

 

Brian Cambourne's Model Of Learning