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Word Detectives Summer Reading Program at Northeastern University

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Dates:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri from 7/8/19 - 8/6/19
Hours:9:00 a.m- 1:00 p.m.
Ages:Kids
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$$$ see below
Category:School Vacation
The Word Detectives program integrates specialized reading instruction with daily, engaging enrichment activities.

Following registration, a review of each student’s records and a complete assessment are conducted to formulate a reading profile.

Scores from assessments are used to create specialized instructional groups of similar skill profiles.

During the half-day program, children participate in two instructional sessions designed to meet their specific learning needs.

All students receive one hour of small group instruction in the RAVE-O program to develop their fluency skills and one hour of instruction in an evidence-based explicit phonics program such as Wilson or Orton Gillingham.

Based on their learning profile, students may also receive explicit instruction in sight word recognition, reading comprehension, and/or support with written expression.

In between their instructional sessions, students enjoy a snack, activity break, and engaging enrichment activities like art projects, drumming lessons, and science experiments.

Families are asked to send in a completed application, accompanying teacher recommendation letter, and copies of educational assessments and/or Individualized Education plans from the last two years for consideration.

Tuition is due to guarantee placement in the program.

Applications are due Monday, April 15.

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$300 deposit & $1,850 program fee (5-day option) OR $300 deposit & $1,550 program fee (4-day option)

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bouve.northeastern.edu/csd/clinic/summer-reading-program/

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30 Leon Street, Boston, MA, 02115 map
Phone: 617-373-2492

Northeastern University
Speech and Language Center
30 Leon Street
Boston, MA 02115

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