For K1 & K2 | Primary 1 & 2
SMART Read! is a Guided Reading Programme support a comprehensive reading program by integrating differentiated small–group instruction, assessment, and independent practice.
Instructor begin by grouping students, then prompt, encourage, and confirm how students apply problem-solving strategies as they read.
Students will be heard and guided individually on their reading. Listening to a story told or read aloud well is a captivating experience.
What will your Child Learn?
✔ Strengthens speaking, listening, writing, reading and comprehension skills
✔ Increase their vocabulary
✔ Helps students appreciate the beauty and rhythm of language
✔ Enhances imagination and observation skills
✔ Improves critical and creative thinking skills
✔ Expands a student’s general knowledge and understanding of the world
✔ Develops positive attitudes towards books as a source of pleasure and information and helps to create life-long readers
✔ Builds community and a sense of belonging through the shared literary experience.
How Guided Reading Works
✔ Selects an appropriate text.
✔ Introduces the story based on the experience and skills of the readers.
✔ Engages in conversation about the story.
✔ Notices information in the text
✔ Observes the reader’s
✔ Interacts to assist with problem-solving.
✔ Reads the whole book or a unified part to themselves (softly or silently).
✔ Requests help when needed
✔ Assesses children’s understanding of what they read.
✔ May engage children in extending the story through writing or more reading.
✔ Revisits the text at points of problem-solving as guided by the teacher.
✔ Engages in activities to extend or respond to the text