5 Steps to Building Accuracy in Young Readers


Ever wondered how to help the reader who doesn’t have major comprehension issues, but regularly reads inaccurately? Here are 5 steps to help build accuracy into young readers to help address this issue.

You’ll love that it may be more simple than you thought and that it’s easy to build right into your first grade reading group lessons.

5 Steps to Building Accuracy in Young Readers - Teach Junkie

Building Accuracy in Reading

Teaching first graders how to read accurately is important. As adults we still need this skill – just think how it applies to reading a recipe! Take the student(s) identified at the beginning of every lesson to quickly work on understanding what accuracy is and better identify it.

Use the five steps as outlined by a reading teacher: name it, explain it, check for discrimination, reverse roles and try tracking…


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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.