Gail Boushey and Joan Moser developed this system which allows
even the youngest readers to self-monitor their progress, and chart
their goals within the larger context of classroom community.
I am currently reading Gail Boushey and Joan Moser's book
regarding the C.A.F.E. techniques and look forward to implementing
in our classroom. I am confident that the C.A.F.E. strategies will allow
students to prosper as independent readers!C.A.F.E.Reading MenuAs a reader we are always improving and setting goals. We will be using our C.A.F.E. menu to set reading goals throughout our year together for our class and each second grader will have a goal. As we learn about these strategies together, I will post handouts and documents when applicable underneath the headings.ComprehensionI can understand what I read.Retelling Rope (see bottom of web page)AccuracyI can read the words.Fluency
I can read accurately, with expression, and understand what I read.Extended Vocabulary
I know, find, and use interesting words.