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We have purchased the Lexia Reading
Lexia Reading provides targetted
practice to help pupils develop their
reading skills. As an added benefit,
the program is available for pupils at
home to extend their practice time via the Lexia Reading school-to-home connection.
Click on the link below to access the Lexia reading program at home.
With a powerful combination of methodology and
motivation, Lexia Early Reading encourages early
reading success by having students practise critical
pre-reading skills. Fun, age-appropriate activities
introduce phonological principles and the alphabet—
both proven predictors of reading success. An
appealing, deliberately uncluttered interface focuses
young learners and allows them to easily learn to
navigate activities on their own.
Lexia Foundation Reading is designed to help
students acquire and improve their basic reading
skills. The interactive, phonics-based activities
reinforce sound-symbol correspondence and
help develop automatic word recognition and
comprehension. Activities include the application
of reading strategies to single words, phrases,
sentences, paragraphs and brief stories. The
activities also encourage listening skills and the
following of directions.
Strategies for Older Students
The activities in Strategies for Older Students are
specifically designed for older students to increase
automatic word recognition by reinforcing phonic
elements and sound/symbol relationships. Activities
provide extensive practise in everything from basic
phonological awareness to advanced word-attack
strategies, as well as vocabulary development based
on Greek and Latin word roots. As students progress
systematically through the program, they gain a
sense of achievement, confidence and independence.
The Lexia reading program is divided into 3 sections: