Intermediate CAFE in the Classroom (Video)

Helping Readers Thrive in Grades 3-6

Assessing 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 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 instruction ...read more

About the Author(s)

Gail Boushey’s work as a literacy coach and author is based on her classroom experiences, which range from preschool through grade six and special education.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education, Child Studies and Special Education and has a master's degree in Special Education.

Joan Moser’s passion for meeting each child’s individual needs by discovering where they are and guiding them forward has been practiced and refined in a variety of classroom settings. She has taught kindergarten through sixth grade, special education, and is a certified Reading Resource Specialist.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction 0:00-7:09 (7:09)
  • 1. Café Board Review Part I (6th Grade) 7:10-10:58 (3:48)
  • 2. Café Board Review Part II (6th Grade) 10:59-19:43 (8:44)
  • 3. Café Handout (6th Grade) 19:44-24:21 (4:37)
  • 4. Café Handout (4th Grade) 24:22-30:43 (6:21)
  • 5. Author’s Purpose Lesson (4th Grade) 30:44-38:20 (7:36)
  • 6. Author’s Purpose Debrief (4th Grade) 38:21-40:05 (1:44)
  • 7. Small Group Compare and Contrast (6th Grade) 40:06-50:06 (10:00)
  • 8. Small Group Series Books (4th Grade) 50:07-58:47 (8:47)
  • 9. Conferring with Makhmud (4th Grade) 58:48-1:05:06 (6:18)
  • 10. Guess My Strategy Lesson (6th Grade) 1:05:07-1:13:44 (8:37)
  • 11. Conferring with and English Language Learner (4th Grade) 1:13:45-1:19:42 (5:57)
  • 12. Small Group Reading Rates (5th Grade) 1:19:43-1:29:16 (9:33)
  • 13. Whole Class Define the Word Lesson (6th Grade) 1:29:17-1:34:21 (5:04)
  • 14. Small Group Text Features (3rd Grade) 1:34:22-1:43:06 (8:44)
  • 15. Conferring with Kylie (6th Grade) 1:43:07-1:51:07 (8:00)
  • 16. Conferring with Julian (4th Grade) 1:51:08-1:58:03 (6:55)

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Product Details

Grade Range: 3-6
Media: 114-minute DVD + viewing guide
Year: 2009
Item No: 5020
ISBN: 978-160155-020-0

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