Benchmark assessments are completed and the champions did a wonderful job showcasing their skills! You got a summary of these assessments and a report card home today. If you feel concerned or have questions let me know!
Sight words are ongoing and champions need to be able to read them quickly without sounding them out. If you are not consistently getting sight words home in the baggy book, please let me know and I will send you a list to keep at home!
Most champions are reading independently at this point. Let me try to solve words on their own and help as a guide! They have learned many strategies to help them!
-use picture clues
-check beginning and ending sounds
-sound out words and blend them together
-switch the vowel sound