Reading Wings 4th Edition is a research-based reading curriculum that provides 90-minute daily lessons and targets the needs of students reading on a second- through sixth-grade level who have successfully learned to decode but need to develop more sophisticated reading skills.
To ensure that students become proficient readers, Reading Wings uses Success for All’s core instructional structures to target vocabulary development, reading comprehension, fluency, oral-language development and written expression by providing students ample opportunities to work with both narrative and expository text.
Reading Wings includes:
Reading Wings is an upper elementary reading program for students reading at the second grade level and beyond. As a comprehensive curriculum, it provides a collection of powerful instructional processes that engage students in their reading skills and encourages cognitive collaboration.
The basis of student progress in Reading Wings is cooperative learning. Students work in small, mixed-ability learning teams to achieve a common goal. The students in each team are responsible not only for their own learning, but also for helping teammates learn. Teams receive team celebration points for quality responses, fluent reading, and good meaningful sentences throughout the lesson. Team celebration points are tallied publicly on a classroom poster so teams can see their success.
Team Huddle is a technique that allows the opportunity for students to process information and discuss answers to questions in teams before sharing with the whole group.
Rich, active upfront training prepares teachers to begin implementing their program:
Goal-Focused Achievement Planning – As the school year begins, school/district leaders and your coach will develop specific instructional goals and outcomes. Each school receives: