CAFE Vocabulary for Parents

  • Comprehension-Understanding what you read

    Accuracy-Reading the exact words on the page

    Fluency-Reading the words accurately, and with expression

    Strategy-something you use to help you solve a problem

    Stamina-how long you can do something-we try to build this in reading and writing

    Expanding Vocabulary-find, understand and use interesting words

    Good Fit Book-A book that isn't too easy or too hard-that you can read most of the words and understand

    IPICK-How we pick out good fit books-

    I-I choose a book
    P-Purpose-why do I want to read it?
    I-Interest-Does it interest me?
    C-Comprehension-Am I understanding what I read?
    K-Know-I know most of the words.