Division on Visual Impairments


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; Lorem Ipsum Dolor Spring 2016 2 Partner Reading Partners take turns reading aloud for five minutes. When not reading, they listen for omissions, mispronunciations, and insertions and provide corrective feedback when necessary. The program calls for the stronger reader in each dyad to read first, giving an opportunity for the weaker reader in the pair to preview the passage and review difficult words before it's his or her turn to reread the same text. Students switch roles after five-minute blocks. Paragraph Shrinking Readers monitor their comprehension and make deliberate judgments in the selection and reduction of textual information and elaborate on information in the text. The reader states the main idea of the passage (who or what the passage is about), gives a 10- word summary of the passage, and provides a sequential retelling of the important events of the passage. Prediction Relay 71

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