CompuRead Level 2 - Stories 1-10
What you'll learn
- Students with a basic understanding of the English Language Alphabet
- Letter Writing for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade Student
- An Excellent Source of reading education for the Kindergarten Student and 1st Grade Student
- Includes HD Video for Detailed and Easy to Follow Instruction
- CompuRead highly recommends the student and parent/teacher first work with Level 1 to learn the basics of English alphabet.
- Once an understanding of all the alphabet letters are well established, the learner now can progress in more advanced reading concepts and language structure.
The CompuRead Multisensory Reading Program is a series of seven courses. Level 2, continues with more advanced reading and writing concepts such as; phonetic elements of /wh, ph/, the beginning and ending blends of /ch/, /sh/, atch, alk/, /itch, atch, otch/. In addition Level 2 emphasizes the letters of ing, ang, ong, ung, ink, ank, onk, unk.
Level 2 is for the kindergarten and 1st Grade child and teaches more advanced skills the 5-6 year old student would need to further develop his or her skills in fluent reading and writing.
All stories include a downloadable PDF workbook designed for the student to writing in. This develops handwriting skills along with several aspects of eye-hand coordination leading to more advanced reading and writing activities up to the 6th Grade.
This level has 10 stories, each with three modules broken down into easily managed sections a parent and child can study.
Each module has its own video and instructions to successfully accomplish the activities leading to fluent reading and writing.
Module 1 - (Steps 1-3) introduces the child to the background of the story. This provides needed information leading up to the story and helps the child to more fully understand what the story is all about.
Module 2 - (Steps 4-6) takes a deep dive into the many reading activities needed to become a successful reader; phonics, writing, spelling, vocabulary and speaking.
Module 3 - (Steps 7-9) works with Science, Story Mapping and activities to be accomplished in the home with parents and siblings.
All CompuRead levels and modules are highly organized and systematic in its presentation of needed reading skills. It provides a daily framework for your child or student to follow.
CompuRead was written by teachers that specialize in reading education for the learning disabled and dyslexic learner. They have over 75 years of combined reading education and have taught in home schools and in public and private classrooms.
All 68 stories have a Main Idea or Value Theme designed to instill into a child quality individual personal characteristics, such as:
Awareness of Laws that Protect Pets
Being Thoughtful of the Ill
Thinking Before Making Important Decisions
Taking Responsibility for One's Actions
Knowing How to Get Help in an Emergency
Respecting Family Members
Appreciation of Senior Citizens
All stories within all the levels consists of nine defined learning steps within each story. Those steps are:
Main Idea or Value Theme. The Value Theme provides a character value needed by all students.
Prestory and Background. It’s a proven education concept that having a background to draw upon for the young reader, provides a foundation for what will be learned later in the lesson.
Listening to the Story Narrated Without Interruption. This is the narration of the structured story and the main section of each story lesson and it’s always followed with many activities for the student to enhance the learning to read process.
Phonics, Writing and Spelling which includes phonological awareness. This is critical for the young learner to master the sounds and blends of letters and learning how words are woven together in the writing process. Proper spelling is highly emphasized.
Fiction/Nonfiction Writing. Many opportunities are presented throughout CompuRead for the student to express what is being learned through the written word.
Vocabulary and Expressive Speaking which includes three levels of comprehension; literal, inference, and critical. Having an excellent command of vocabulary and being able to express it effectively is an indicator of outstanding future success.
Science Background. Designed for the young mind and to enhance the knowledge of the story’s subject, we provide further content to expand the student’s learning experience.
Story Mapping. A fun and challenging way for a student to learn about the process of writing and how a story is actually put together, and...
Home Fun. There’s all kinds of activities that can be done at home, with parents or siblings that can enhance the learning to read process.
Who this course is for:
- Level 2 is designed for the Kindergarten Student and 1st Grade student to begins to work with the phonetics elements and letter blends.
- Level 2 emphasizes advanced phonetic elements of words and sentence structure.
Scott began working with the CompuRead program and designed all their printed and digital materials including five technical education manuals, 156 handwriting videos, over 300 worksheets and reading charts and voice narration of over 6,000 slides and pages.
He is instrumental in developing over 60 Mingle Games designed to teach reading concepts for the elementary classroom. These games, from easy to more advanced are simple to understand yet challenging for the child's age and student abilities. All games are designed for maximum student interaction.
He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and pursued his Masters degree at Central Missouri State University. He is also an AWAI certified B2B direct response copywriter.
He has worked closely with both authors of the CompuRead program since 1985 and has been highly influential in the development of the entire CompuRead series program.