The Starfall I'm Reading FREE app is made possible by the member supporters of Starfall.com, a publicly supported nonprofit. The activities at Starfall.com motivate through exploration, positive reinforcement, and play.
Starfall I’m Reading develops comprehension and reading fluency in beginning and advancing readers. This app will help your child make the leap from learning to read, to reading to learn.
The stories in this app contain a controlled vocabulary set, using the words most frequently encountered in print. The stories and activities reinforce high-frequency words, also called “sight words,” in sentences rather than in isolation. This ensures the young reader will make a meaningful association with each word and more readily commit it to memory. The stories can be read aloud to model the qualities of fluent reading: intonation, expression, inflection and rate. Users can enable or disable the AutoRead feature. Ear buttons are supplied for fluency when AutoRead is off.
The app includes:
Plays, Fiction/NonFiction, Comics, Folk Tales, Greek Myths, and Chinese Fables sections from the Starfall website.
Controlled vocabulary, using words most frequently encountered in print.
An AutoRead feature to model fluent reading, which can be disabled once your child is able to read independently.