Secondary School Students complete the Cognitive series â Fast ForWordÂ® Literacy and Fast ForWordÂ® Literacy Advanced, and then follow up with the appropriate reading programmes (Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 3, Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 4, Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 5)
Fast ForWordÂ® Cognitive Training â Literacy Series
A: Fast ForWordÂ® Literacy
Develops the listening and language skills that give students the solid foundation skills they need to become better readers including:
- Auditory discrimination
- Language structures
- Working memory
- Listening comprehension
- Phonological fluency
Fast ForWordÂ® Literacy builds cognitive, language, and literacy skills for the adolescent student.
Fast ForwardÂ® Literacy moves middle and high school students toward grade level reading skills, with a focus on listening accuracy, phonological awareness, and language structures.
B: Fast ForWordÂ® Literacy Advanced
Provides the critical link needed to improve overall literacy in adolescents and adults who are struggling to read and learn.
This programme features:
- Age-targeted and motivating animations
- Practice with phonemic awareness, decoding, and word recognition
- Advanced practice in decoding
- Sequential and inferential comprehension questions
- Advanced grammatical structures
- Highly demanding sustained attention tasks
- Ability to sequence multi-step instructions
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 3 â Making Words and Language Fit Together
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 3 exercises builds reading knowledge and fluency. With a focus on recognising word sounds,Â word forms, and spelling conventions this product develops basic vocabulary and comprehension skills.
Using an exclusive patented technology to help students build cognitive skills in the context of essential reading skills, Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 3 exercises includes:
- Advanced knowledge of letter-sounds
- Phonology and spelling
- Structure of written language
- Cause and effect relationships in written text
- Paragraph Comprehension
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 4 â Faster Comprehension, Expanded Vocabulary
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 4 exercises expands reading skills with a focus on applying knowledge of word origins, wordÂ forms, sentence structures, and punctuation rules to improve comprehension.
It continues the development of cognitive skills but presented in the context of reading.
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 4 exercises use exclusive patented technology to help students build cognitive skills in the context of essential reading skills, including:
- Sentence Comprehension
- Paragraph Comprehension
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 5 â Strengthens Critical Thinking Skills
Fast ForWordÂ® Reading 5 series of exercises focus on advanced reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. It is appropriate for students in upper primary and high school.
Based on research of how the brain learns, Fast ForWordÂ® to Reading 5 exercises use exclusive patented technology to help students build cognitive skills in the context of essential reading skills, including:
- Advanced practice in Phonemic Analysis, Spelling and Decoding
- Comprehension strategies
- Complex Sentence Construction and Comprehension
- Passage Construction, Organisation and Comprehension