Assisted Reading

UURC Student Reading


  • Comprehension development
  • Reading strategy development which includes: word analysis and self-monitoring techniques


  • Student reads from a text that is on his/her instructional reading level.
  • Children reading between a primer and 2.2 level, read texts that use controlled, yet meaningful vocabulary.
  • Once children reach a strong 2.2 reading level and above, they read leveled tradebooks.

The tutor provides:

  • Comprehension support: Previewing stories, activating and building student's background knowledge, setting a purpose, helping students to predict, summarize, and answer questions
  • Contextual reading support: Echo reading, and/or partner reading to support fluency
  • Word recognition support: Encouraging analysis of unfamiliar words, self-correction, and if necessary, providing unknown words