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  PBS Parents . Reading and Language . About My Second & Third Grader . Reading Milestones | PBS
If she reads smoothly, makes no errors or just a couple of errors in reading the words, and can tell you about what she read, then the book is probably at a "just right" level for her.
Many children enjoy doing their free reading at a particular time and in a special spot in the house, whether it is on their bed or in the living room.
When they read on their own, children not only increase their reading fluency, but they learn new vocabulary words, learn about different ways of telling stories and presenting information, and gain exposure to new concepts and information.
pbs.org /parents/readinglanguage/second/reading_milestone_second.html   (933 words)

 Reading (legislature) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reading is a mechanism by which a bill is introduced to, and approved by a legislature.
A third reading is the stage of a legislative process in which a bill is read with all amendments and given final approval by a legislative body.
Third reading is unnecessary in the United States when the versions of the bill passed by both legislative houses are identical.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Third_reading   (493 words)

 National Children's Reading Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However, for the 12% of our students who enter fourth grade reading at a low third grade level (third grade first month, for example) and the 25% of our students who enter fourth grade reading on a first and second grade level, our 3 policy goals are seldom fully realized.
Out of 100 students entering third grade, 14 of them still read at a kindergarten level, 15 at a first-grade level, and 3 of them at a seventh or eighth grade level.
Part of our current reading problem can be cured simply by creating a K-3 reading skill continuum, setting clear standards of expected student performance along that continuum at the end of kindergarten, first, second and third grade, assessing to determine where each student is, and providing teachers, parents, and the community with that information.
www.readingfoundation.org /socialpolicy/reading_social_policy.asp   (827 words)

 Reading project shows kids still struggling to meet grade standards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The majority of children who struggle to learn to read are poor, without shelves full of books at home or the life experiences most 8-year-olds take for granted.
Browne believes Ruth could be reading Junie B. Jones books on her own by the end of third grade with the help of the school's new, more rigorous approach to reading.
In third grade, the children will be expected to break from learning to read and begin reading to learn.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/news/articles/0611reading0611.html   (1778 words)

 Great Valley Center : Indicators : Third Grade Reading Scores
The highest third grade reading scores are in the Sacramento Region, and the lowest are in the San Joaquin Valley.
By the end of the third grade, children should show evidence of reading comprehension and be able to read unfamiliar words through various strategies such as roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
The relatively low reading scores in the Valley reflect the high poverty rates, as well as the large number of immigrant students whose native language is not English.
www.greatvalley.org /indicators/youth04/3rdgrade.aspx   (317 words)

 third reading - Search Results - MSN Encarta
- reading of legislative bill: the third presentation of a bill to a legislative assembly.
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it, the other that you can boast about it.
Reading, activity characterized by the translation of symbols, or letters, into words and sentences that have meaning to the individual.
encarta.msn.com /third+reading.html   (202 words)

 ¡Colorín Colorado! Reading in second and third grades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
When asked what they read, they usually respond, "I don't know." These students have developed decoding skills but may not know the meaning of enough words in the sentence or passage to understand it.
As you read aloud, model reading fluency and enrich the ELLs' receptive and expressive vocabulary.
Reading with their partner also creates a safety zone where ELLs can feel comfortable through the trials and errors of reading aloud.
www.colorincolorado.org /teaching/secondreading.php   (959 words)

 Reading Rockets : Third-Grade Accomplishments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Reads aloud with fluency and comprehension any text that is appropriately designed for grade level.
Reads and comprehends both fiction and nonfiction that is appropriately designed for grade level.
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers research-based and best-practice information on teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.
www.readingrockets.org /articles/162   (508 words)

 Third Grade Reading Scores Up, Especially Among Minorities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Consistent focus of the school district on elementary reading, and a commitment of support from the Madison community through the outstanding effort of hundreds of volunteer tutors in the Schools of Hope initiative.
The third grade reading test is a critical indicator for future student success.
In the Wisconsin Reading Comprehension Test, administered to third graders statewide in March, students are given passages to read, then multiple choice and short answer questions measuring reading comprehension.
www.madison.k12.wi.us /cso/news/03-04/reading.htm   (544 words)

 Children's Cognitive Knowledge and Skills, From Kindergarten Through Third Grade: Children’s Beginning School ...
In addition to describing the achievement that children made in reading and mathematics over their first 4 years of school, children’s third-grade achievement status in these subject areas was explored in relation to characteristics of the children, their families, and their early school experiences.
At the end of third grade, children’s reading, mathematics, and science knowledge and skills differed in relation to children’s race/ethnicity and number of family risk factors (tables A-4, A-5, A-7 and figure 5).
In order to describe children’s overall reading, mathematics, and science achievement at the end of third grade in relation to each of the described child, family, and early school experience variables, regression analyses were conducted that examine each relationship while controlling for the other characteristics (table A-8).
nces.ed.gov /pubs2004/beg_school/section2_sec2.asp   (879 words)

 Reading F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reading were elected to the Third Division of the Football League in 1920, and have spent the majority of the time since then in the third tier of the league, with occasional flirtations with the second and fourth tiers.
Reading were promoted to the Second Division as champions in 1986 under the management of Ian Branfoot, but were relegated back to the Third Division in 1988.
Reading Football Club were the first football club to register their own fans as an official member of their squad, in recognition of the fact that the supporters in the stadium on a match day can sometimes influence the match just as much as a player on the pitch.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reading_FC   (2004 words)

 General Information: Geneneral File and Third Reading
At the end of each day's session, the bills or joint resolutions placed on the general file for third reading and final passage are posted on the boards in the Houses and, along with the second reading file and committee notices, the general file is printed in the daily history.
When the order of business "general file and third reading" is reached on the following day, the bills are considered in their proper order, unless a motion is made and approved to move certain bills to a different position on the general file.
After a bill has passed on third reading and been transmitted to the other House, the House of origin has relinquished control over the measure.
www.leg.state.nv.us /General/Third_Reading.cfm   (566 words)

 JS Online:
Educators widely regard it as an important rule of thumb that being able to read proficiently by the end of third grade is fundamental to long-term success in school.
While being able to read proficiently by third grade is regarded as important by educators, it is hardly a guarantee of success in reading.
The percentage of Milwaukee students who met the standard in reading was 71% in third grade, 60% in fourth grade, 57% in eighth grade and 42% in 10th grade.
www.jsonline.com /news/state/jul05/340625.asp   (1220 words)

 PBS Parents . Reading and Language . About My Second & Third Grader . Reading Milestones | PBS
If your child's teacher requires quiet reading as homework, help your child "budget" his time and figure out when he will complete it.
Show your child that you are a reader by reading yourself.
Reading a lot independently helps your second or third grader become fluent.
www.pbs.org /parents/readinglanguage/second/reading_milestone_second.html   (933 words)

 Third-grade reading failures jump   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
With few exceptions, grade promotion in Georgia's public schools depends on third-grade students passing the reading CRCT and fifth- and eighth-grade students passing the reading and math CRCTs.
Reading and English/language arts CRCTs in grades K-12, the science CRCT in sixth and seventh grades, and the math CRCT in sixth grade were based on the state's new curriculum.
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www.topix.net /content/kri/0206824929420115167504855420604130426072   (718 words)

 Light Reading - Networking the Telecom Industry
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www.lightreading.com /webinar.asp?doc_id=27674   (3019 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | BBC Parliament | Third Reading
At the third reading a bill is reviewed in its final form including amendments made at earlier stages.
In the Commons substantive amendments cannot be made at this stage to a bill in the Commons and the third reading debate is generally short.
After passing its third reading in one House a bill is sent to the other House.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/bbc_parliament/2306475.stm   (125 words)

 Tampabay: County third-graders top the state average
Fourth- through 10th-grade reading and math scores, as well as fifth-, eighth- and 11th-grade science scores, are expected soon.
Besides the increase in the number of children reading at grade level, Wilcox applauded the schools for reducing from 20 to 14 percent the number of children reading at the lowest level.
Using a model similar to the one used in the state's summer reading camps, they work closely with children to pinpoint their reading difficulties.
www.sptimes.com /2006/05/02/Tampabay/County_third_graders_.shtml   (788 words)

 Hernando: Third-graders cram to pass reading test
All are threatened with retention because they didn't pass the reading section of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.
The evidence must include multiple-choice items and reading passages that are approximately 60 percent literary text and 40 percent information text, averaging 350 words each.
Among those who did not sign up, some were struggling in third grade, and their parents chose to skip summer programs, Tune said.
www.sptimes.com /2003/06/08/Hernando/Third_graders_cram_to.shtml   (662 words)

 Third Grade Reading Program | Language Arts Lessons for the Third Grade Reading Level - Time4Learning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The third grade reading level is tested with reading skill comprehension strategies such as, when prompted by the reading teacher, generating and responding to essential questions, making predictions, and comparing information from several sources.
Language arts lesson plans for third grade students encourage development of an ability to distinguish common forms of literature such as poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction, as well as the basic plots of classic fairy tales, myths, folktale, legends, and fables from around the world.
The reading teacher asks the third grade children to determine what characters are like by what they say or do and by how the author or illustrator portrays them.
www.time4learning.com /reading/third-grade-reading-program.shtml   (1045 words)

 Reading Online - Critical Issues: Critical Connections
It began with the announcement that one of Texas Governor Bush's goals was to have all third graders reading on grade level by third grade and continuing at grade level throughout their school years.
When we asked how "reading at the third grade level" would be defined, we were told that the statewide reading assessment, the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS), would be the way to measure our progress.
Foorman joined Osborn as a consultant to the Reading Initiative staff at the Texas Education Agency, where she participated in staff development efforts and in the final revision of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (the statewide curriculum framework).
www.readingonline.org /critical/houston/leslie.htm   (2883 words)

 Third Grade Reading, Reading Comprehension, & Literacy Teacher Resources, Teaching Materials, Games
Whether students are reading a story from a basal reader, a chapter from a class novel, or a selection from a science or social studies textbook, you'll find an engaging reproducible or easy-to-do activity that will grab their attention, increase their comprehension, and help them meet your state's standards.
After reading the story the questions can be answered either by circling the answers or by reproducing and using the fill-in answer sheets found in the book.
The practice tests, one for each of the areas of reading, can be bubbled in on the answer pages that are provided for each test.
www.oblockbooks.com /shoppingcart/html/pages/thirdreading.htm   (1089 words)

 Third Grade Reading List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Research shows that by reading at home a minimum of 20 minutes per day, vocabulary and comprehension will improve.
Please select a minimum of three books, to be read to, with, or by the student and fill out the reading log.
Our district's reading standard of every child reading 25 books every year will be met with the addition of summer reading.
www.westerly.k12.ri.us /Reading_lists/Summer05/Third_list.htm   (487 words)

 1994 Wisconsin Third Grade Reading Test
The 1993-94 test was administered to all public school third graders except those absent during the testing period (March 14 to April 1) or excused by local officials due to exceptional educational needs (EEN) or limited English proficiency (LEP).
Statewide, 6,562 third graders were identified as EEN, and 34.9 percent of that number took the test.
Statewide, third graders had an average score of 35.7 correct of the 40 reading comprehension questions (89.3 percent).
www.dpi.state.wi.us /spr/3tgrt94.html   (825 words)

 Amazon.com: Speed Reading: Third Edition: Books: Tony Buzan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The book reviews common problems and techniques to overcome them in reading and comprehend a text at high and very high speed (words per minute), and presents a method (or better a bundle of methods) developed by the author and its collaborators: this method requires hard work and so the book is full
However, most of the info about reading potential is wrong, and it systematically trains you to miss important material.
As far as has been measured by professional reading experts, speed reading experts are unable to read at over 700words per minute at any more than 50% comprehension.
www.amazon.com /Speed-Reading-Third-Tony-Buzan/dp/0452266041   (1570 words)

 Third Grade Skills - interactive sites
Reading Bar Graphs - Use the graph to answer the questions.
Reading Graphs to Answer Questions - Look at the graphs and answer the question.
Telling Time - read the clock and match it with the correct time.
www.internet4classrooms.com /skills_3rd_original.htm   (2627 words)

 "Third Grade Reading Scores At New High" -- NCLB Extra Credit
"Third grade reading scores improved statewide for the Wisconsin Reading Comprehension Test (WRCT) for 2005 with 87.4 percent scoring proficient or advanced on the exam, the highest level in the history of the test, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
"Of the 57,168 students who took the annual tests in March, 87.4 percent were able to meet the target of reading at levels rated proficient or advance.
Only 8.8 percent of students scored at the minimal level and basic proficiency levels this year compared to 25.9 percent in 1998….
www.ed.gov /news/newsletters/extracredit/2005/07/0721.html   (246 words)

 Third Grade Reading Scores Hold Steady
Third-grade students were given the reading portion of the CSAP in February.
Third-grade CSAP reading score results are reported months ahead of other CSAP results so schools and teachers can meet the terms of the Colorado Basic Literacy Act, which requires individual learning plans for students who are not yet meeting state standards.
A complete set of third grade CSAP reading results is accessible online at http://testing.dpsk12.org/rescsap04a.htm.
www.dpsk12.org /news/press/2004/05/3d.shtml   (460 words)

 Falkville Elementary wins third reading challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Falkville held numerous reading activities during a two-week period in January, and Mary Kay Braddock, director of the Morgan County Volunteer Center, honored the school at a ceremony last week before the end of the school year.
RIF changed the competition this year, ditching the reading pamphlets that required students to read for points with their parents at home.
Ayers replaced the points booklet with book bingo, which required that students take books home to read with their parents to earn the required letters in the game.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/news/050531/reading.shtml   (408 words)

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