Thinking Reader

Use with middle school struggling readers to read the same grade level trade novels as their peers. Prompts, hints, model answers, and immediate feedback, are embedded to provide differentiated instruction and individualized support for reading. Five environments introduce students to the scientific methods and concepts needed to understand basic earth, life, and physical sciences.Students will learn to think like scientists as they solve problems using hypothesis, experimentation, observation, and deduction.

Special features include coverage of major topics in K-2 science curriculums and hundreds of problems.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$100-499
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
middle school
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Differentiation: 
adjustable skill levels
multiple user profiles
user data stored for progress monitoring
Embedded Resources: 
highlighting
Input Options: 
voice recognition
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
recorded human narration
synthesized
National Reading Panel Standards: 
fluency
vocabulary
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Language
Reading: Foundational Skills
Reading: Informational Text
Reading: Literature