CAFE in the Classroom (Video)

Helping Children Visualize Literacy Goals

Assessing young readers involves more than determining a reading level and moving them onto the next. Gail Boushey and Joan Moser developed the CAFE assessment system to help elementary students understand and master different strategies used by successful readers.

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Assessing young readers involves more than determining a reading level and moving them onto the next. Gail Boushey and Joan Moser developed the CAFE assessment system to help elementary students understand and master different strategies used by successful readers. CAFE is an acronym for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding Vocabulary, and the system includes goal-setting with students in individual conferences, posting of goals on a whole-class board, developing small group instru...read more

About the Author(s)

Gail and her sister Joan (Moser) grew up in a small town and farming community with four other siblings.

Joan and her sister Gail (Boushey) grew up in a small town and farming community with four other siblings.

Table of Contents

Part I: Conferring

  • Conferring Notebook 0:00-4:38 (4:38)
  • Brandon (Comprehension-Inferring) 4:39-13:08 (8:29)
  • Amanda (Comprehension-Check for Understanding) 13:09-18:50 (5:41)
  • Elyse (Comprehension-Summary) 18:51-23:56 (5:05)
  • Mariano (Accuracy) 23:57-33:38 (9:41)
  • Hailey (Accuracy-Cross Checking) 33:39-40:55 (7:16)
  • Colin (Accuracy-Chunks and Clusters) 40:56-45:52 (4:56)
  • Jake (Fluency) 45:53-51:38 (5:45)
  • Mariah (Expanding Vocabulary) 51:39-57:40 (6:01)

Part II: Small Groups and Whole-Class Lessons

  • Small Groups Introduction 0:00-1:34 (1:34)
  • Small Group: Comprehension (Inferring) 1:35-7:00 (5:25)
  • Small Group: Accuracy 7:01-13:31 (6:30)
  • Small Group: Fluency 13:32-18:40 (5:08)
  • Small Group: Expanding Vocabulary 18:41-24:36 (5:55)
  • Whole Class: Fluency 24:37-31:03 (6:26)
  • Whole Class: Expanding Vocabulary 31:04-36:39 (5:35)

Product Details

Grade Range: K-2
Media: 90 minutes, 1 DVD + 1 resource CD and viewing guide
Year: 2008
Item No: WEB-5002
ISBN: 978-160155-0-026

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