The CAFE Reading Program promotes with students a love of reading while teaching the key skills of reading and comprehension. CAFE stands for Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency and Expanding Vocabulary. These are four areas of reading skills that our students work on.
Each component is supported by a number of reading strategies, which are displayed in classrooms on the CAFE menu. Explicit instruction for each strategy is facilitated by classroom teachers and children work on strategies that assist them to achieve their own personalised reading goals – at their specific point of need. During CAFE time, teachers teach whole class lessons, small group lessons and lessons with individuals to work on these reading skills.