Reading Courses for Functional RA 7 - 14+
One of SuccessMaker's priorities is the teaching of comprehension and higher-order thinking skills ensuring students learn to interpret print.
Approx. RA: 7 - 13
With more than 12,000 activities, this major course supplements the classroom reading programme by promoting reading and critical thinking skills in a multimedia environment. Two of the strands, Passage Comprehension and Thematic Lessons develop integrated and content area reading. Five additional strands contain courseware that develop and apply specific skills in a variety of reading contexts.
Approx. RA: 8 -11+
Reading Adventures includes more than 100 award winning multicultural titles. Online writing activities are integrated before, during and after reading. Students can use online writing tools to organise their thoughts and improve writing skills. Teachers can build lessons around themes or subjects making it easy to integrate the courseware with other classroom activities.
Approx. RA: 11 -14+
This course develops content-area reading by guiding students through challenging literature selections from over 100 books. Fiction and non-fiction is used to help students build comprehension and thinking skills, develop reading strategies and extend their vocabularies. Strategy lessons show students how to become more proficient readers through analysis of content and theme. Writing activities are integrated throughout the reading lessons.
Also see the Primary-Intermediate page for courses suited to students with special needs.