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    Scottish Rite Hospitaly

     

    Take Flight Curriculum

    A multisensory approach for Dyslexia Therapy.

    Each daily TAKE FLIGHT lesson of Take Flight includes 12 different multi-sensory activities, which lead to skill mastery.  The two to ten minute activities take into consideration the short attention span of many students.

    Alphabet

    (3 min)

    Alphabet study and practice leading to dictionary skills.

    Reading Decks 

    (2 min)

    Reinforcement activity to identify and instantly name each grapheme and translate it into speech sounds.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTPRDS97Wbk 

    Multisensory Introduction of a new letter 

    (10 min)

    Letter and letters clusters are introduced for reading.  Reading, writing, and spelling through six multi-sensory linkages.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNXZeTbLav8

    Handwriting Practice

    (5 min)

    Cursive writing is used throughout the program.  Emphasis is on naming the letter before writing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2JkdYDmIVk

    Code and Read Practice

    (5 min)

    Apply the codes for accuracy, fluency and comprehension.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpdUbInvLs4

    Instant Words

    (2 min)

    Recognizing the most frequently used words in the English language based on the research of Edward Fry.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGJ713Ic--k

    RAP

    (5 min)         

    Repeated Automatic Practice of letter names, sounds and uses in words.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhxDqBS0a7Q

    Fluency

    (10-15 min)

    Not used until the first 40 instant words  have been practiced- to build rate and prosody.  Students follow a repeated reading schedule that introduces the same words in isolation, then phrase and finally, in stories.

    Instant Spelling Deck

    (5-7 min)

    Reinforcement activity to translate each speech sound instantly into the letter that most often represents it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOOwHZxfh-k

    Phonemic Awareness

    (5-10 min)   

    Following established procedures for explicitly teaching the relationships between speech-sound production and spelling-sound patterns.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTJzm9fujb8

    Spelling Practice

    (10-15 min)

    Supports student’s application of sound-symbol relationships learned through the phonemic awareness activities as well as instant spelling deck practice.

    (words and dictation)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RxmiyanIRA