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Johnson County students will demonstrate improved reading test scores and advancement toward and above reading proficiency as measured by annual district assessments.

At the critical benchmark of 4th grade, nearly 81% of our 4th grade students were ranked as proficient or advanced on the PAWS assessment. We continue to provide focused, individual intervention to any student not proficient in this critical academic area.

Reading Strategies:
  • Daily 5 
  • Comprehension Strategies 
  • Fluency Support 
  • Literature Circles 
  • Taylor Reading & Reading Plus 
  • Leveled Reading Groups 
  • Title 1 
  • Individual Reading Plans 
  • Small, Flexible Group Instruction 
  • Hands-on Reading 
  • Extended Day
  • Alignment of Curriculum with Common Core Standards 
  • Reading Mastery 
  • Corrective Reading 
  • Sustained Silent Reading 
  • Bringing Words to Life 
  • Total Participation Techniques 
  • Vocabulary Development 
  • Word Walls 
  • Response to Intervention 
  • Thinking Maps