SMART Tot!

 


For K1 & K2    

blue- totSMART Tot! is a Guided English & Math Programme support a comprehensive Reading and Count Program by integrating differentiated small–group instruction, assessment, and independent practice.

The instructor begins by grouping students, then prompt, encourage, and confirm how students apply problem-solving strategies as they read and count.


Smart Tot – Guided English 

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 to the shared literary experience.

How Guided Reading Works

Before Reading

During Reading

After Reading

 Teachers

  • Selects an appropriate text
  • Introduces the story based on the experience and skills of the readers

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 Teachers

  • Observes the reader’s behaviors
  • Interacts to assist with problem-solving

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Teachers

  • Assesses children’s understanding of what they read
  • May engage children in extending the story through writing or more reading

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 Students

  • Engages in conversation about the story
  • Notices information in the text

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 Students

  • Reads the whole book or a unified part of themselves (softly or silently)
  • Requests help when needed

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 Students

  • Revisits the text at points of problem-solving as guided by the teacher
  • Engages in activities to extend or respond to the text

Smart Tot – Guided Math 

 

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