NEWSpeed Reading

Secrets to speed reading

Steps to Improve Reading Speed

Preview

Good readers preview the whole selection first. This helps to make them good and fast readers.

Read for meaning

Good readers see beyond the words--they read for meaning. This helps to make them faster readers.

Grasp paragraph sense

Good readers know how to find the main ideas of paragraphs quickly. This helps to make them even faster readers.

Organize facts

Good readers organize facts as they read. This helps them to read rapidly and well. Understanding how the facts all fit together to deliver the author's message is, after all, the reason for reading.
Good Readers can have
Better Comprehension (understanding)
Better Retention (memory)
Better Reading Speed (fluency)
Better Persistence (reading more text)
Better Listening, Speaking, Writing (language art)
Better Scores in any test (honor student)
Better Performance in any subject (GPA)
Speed Reading Class Procedure

Listening & Reading (15 minutes)

The student will read each practice passage aloud 3 times while listening to the audio. The student should try to match his or her reading speed to the speed of the audio.

Assessment (10 minutes)

The student will read the same passages he or she read in Step 1 while the teacher measures the reading time.

Self-Check (30 minutes)

The student will read 4 more passages and recordthe reading time for each one. Then he or she will answer the comprehension questions.

Check with the teacher (5 minutes)

The teacher will check if the student has finished all the work in Step 3.

Comupter Test

The student will take a comprehension test.
Fluency Rate for Top 10% of Each Grade

We strive to help your child attain top 10% fluency rate at each grade level.

We strive to help your child attain top 10% fluency rate at each grade level.
Grade 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
WPM (Word Per Minute) 103 140 168 180 189 201 213 221