Getting Started and Resources
Before You Expedite
Expedited Chapter 1
Implementation
Assessment & Software
100

These are the three lesson types within Reading Horizons.

What are Decoding Skills Lessons, Most Common Words Lessons, and Reference Lessons?

100

You provide expedited Chapter 1 instruction for these students.

(Hint: see page 2, Purpose in the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans)

Who are students with letter-sound knowledge that can read CVC words?

100

What are the 4 main concepts taught in Chapter 1? (Hint: page ___ in your Expedited Chapter 1 Lesson Plans)

What is: the Slide, marking words, nonsense words, C/K Spelling Skill

   

100

Reading Horizons uses this type of instructional framework that explicitly teaches word identification/decoding strategies based on the science of reading.

What is Structured Literacy?

100

This assessment provides a prescriptive software path for students.

What is the Diagnostic Assessment?

200

The two different Chapter 1 pathways.

What are expedited and full instruction?

200

Expedited lesson plans are divided in how many sessions of instruction.

What is 5?


200

After Review of each Letter Group, Expedited Lesson Plans also provide explicit instruction on _________ cues to teach students the vowel sounds. 

(Hint: see pg. 7 of the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans) 

What are kinesthetic cues?

200

These are the parts of the Daily Core 4. 

What are: Review, Instruction, Dictation, and Transfer?

200

We recommend teacher's monitor this software component daily.

What is the Message Center?


300

These are the cards that can be used whole class as the Initial Transfer. 

What are Whole Class Transfer Cards? 

300

What is the name of the script you use with Elevate students prior to beginning Expedited Chapter 1 instruction?

What is the Introduction to Reading Horizons Elevate script?

300

During the process of Dictation, the teacher should Dictate the word twice, students should repeat the word twice, students write the word once, and teacher should ask students for what? 

(Hint: see pg. 16 of the Expedited Chapter 1 Lesson Plans)

What is context sentence or an example

(Note: context sentences are provided for teachers if one cannot be provided by the students)

 

300

You use these materials in the first step of the three-step transfer process.

What are Transfer Cards and Decodable Passages?

300

This assessment informs the passages available in the Reading Library based on the students Lexile level.

What is the Reading Library Assessment?

400

You can use this resource to locate activities and games to strengthen phonemic awareness. 

What is the Reading Horizons Supplementary Materials Manual pgs. 105-124?


400

Always ________ , Never _________ .

What is Assess and Assume?

400

What game comes directly after Dictation in the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans? 

(Hint: see the bottom of page 16 in the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans) 

What is the Eraser Game? 

(Note: Remember the process of the Eraser Game Point, Read, Erase) 


400

What is recommended for teachers to view Prior to Instruction? 

What is Reading Horizons Online Professional Learning Course?

(Note: these can be found at www.rhaccelerate.com/training


400

Teachers's click this button in the "Lesson Overrides" section to allow students to expedite Chapter 1, in the software.

What is "Expedited"?

500

You can use these to track data for student proficiency during Review, Dictation, and Transfer. 

What are Data Tracking Sheets?

500

On www.rhaccelerate.com/dashboard, teachers can download what resource which can be used in conjunction with the Expedited Lesson Plans?

What are Expedited Chapter 1, Google Slides?

500

What is one way teachers can determine students' proficiency after session 2 of the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans? 

(Hint: See page 17, bullet one of the Chapter 1 Expedited Lesson Plans) 

What is Administer Chapter 1, Quiz 1 (form A) to determine learning gaps. Skip Part A for most students unless informal assessment reveals a need.

500

What is recommended for teachers to do with their students prior to beginning instruction or administering assessments? 

What are conversations? 

BONUS: Why are these conversations so important for older learners? 

500

The software requires students to have 20 points in the Reading Library to move to the next chapter. How many points are each of the passages worth? 

(Hint: gold, silver, and bronze) 

What is: gold 3 points, silver 2 points, and bronze 1 point?

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