All programs at Appletree are personalised for each student.

Lessons are structured, sequential and cumulative so that mastery is achieved.

Our programs are designed to build confidence, esteem and independence and to instil a love of education.

READING

 

Early Reading skills

  • letters and sounds
  • phonemic awareness
  • vocabulary and spelling
  • fluency and accuracy

 

Direct Instruction for struggling readers

  • explicit phonetic instruction
  • decoding words and stories
  • reasoning and comprehension

 

In-depth exploration of written text

  • analysis and critical thinking
  • connections to personal knowledge and experience
  • meaning and inference

WRITING

 

Early Written Language skills

  • words to sentences
  • spelling and grammar
  • organization and accuracy

 

Direct Instruction of the writing process

  • sentences, paragraphs and exposition
  • spelling, vocabulary and grammar
  • mind-mapping, organization and editing

 

Intermediate Writing skills

  • paragraphs, essays and summatives
  • note-taking and organization
  • research and critical thinking

MATH

 

Early Math skills

  • numbers, sequence and place value
  • adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • fractions

 

Direct Instruction for students grades 1 to 9

  • number sense and computation
  • curriculum support and review
  • problem solving and test taking math essentials

Resources include: SPIRE Reading, Reading Mastery, Corrective Reading, Lindamood-Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing, Spellwell, Recipe for Writing and Spelling, Spelling Mastery, Expressive Writing, Writing Skills, Handwriting Without Tears, JUMP Math, Executive Functioning Workbooks, MindUP Curriculum, Assistive Technology

 

inspire

educate

empower

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