The Title I program at Chapman Elementary School is a school wide project. The staff uses a collaboration model to offer extra help to students who are not performing at the academic level of other students their age. The collaboration model provides a forum where teacher and support staff discuss, plan and implement programs to meet the needs of our students. Programs funded under Title I are discussed below.
Guided Reading is an instructional and evaluative technique for grades K through 3 that supports and encourages the development of strategies for independent reading. Guided Reading uses reading material at the students instructional level. Six training sessions for instructors.
Read Naturally provides a method to improve reading fluency for students in grades 1-6. Most struggling readers have fluency problems and spend little time reading. This program combines three powerful strategies for improving fluency: teacher modeling, repeated readings and progress monitoring. To learn more about Read Naturally click here.
Rewards is a program which focuses on word attack and fluency development strategies. Through a series of activities students learn a flexible strategy for decoding long words and to increase their oral and silent reading fluency. To learn more about Rewards click here.