REWARDS® Plus builds on students’ familiarity with REWARDS strategies and engages them to apply the strategies to authentic content-area materials. The program enhances reading comprehension, increases fluency, introduces content-specific vocabulary, and builds expository writing skills. The goal of REWARDS Plus is to develop students’ capacity to successfully read science and social studies texts.
Why REWARDS Plus?
- Ensures transference of REWARDS word-attack strategies to social studies and science texts.
- Provides extra practice and builds students’ stamina and automaticity in content-area classes.
- Students learn to interpret and read advances infographics, maps and timelines.
- Deepens reading comprehension through close reading of informational text.
- Builds content-specific vocabulary.
- Builds expository writing skills through short answer, summary, and extended response writing.