Novel Ideas

2. Reading for Success


Reading for Success

Reading for Success© is an explicitly taught Literature Based Direct Instruction™ program that provides full-length novel studies for award-winning pieces of children’s literature. Most novel studies are designed to offer approximately one month of instruction. Lessons include vocabulary exercises, guided story reading, comprehension activities, fluency building exercises, vocabulary development and vocabulary notebook, written follow-up activities, and enrichment and extension activities. The goal of Reading for Success is to provide readers from late primary to middle school with a literature-based direct instruction reading program that uses unabridged novels. These novel studies can be used to supplement any basal reading or literature series or as a component in a trade book based approach to reading instruction.

Program Components

  • Teacher’s Presentation Book
    • Scripted lessons
  • Blackline Masters Packet
  • Student Workbook