40 Reading Intervention Strategies for K–6 Students
Research-Based Support for RTI
This well-rounded collection of research-based reading intervention strategies will support and inform your RTI efforts. The book also includes teacher-friendly sample lesson plans and miniroutines that are easy to understand and adapt. Many of the strategies motivate average and above-average students as well as scaffold struggling readers. Maximize the power of these interventions by using them across grade-level teams or schoolwide.
- Scaffold challenging comprehension skills like inferencing, summarizing, and monitoring.
- Teach inference with sample lessons using authentic text examples.
- Teach more vocabulary in less time with greater understanding and retention.
- Increase the vocabulary and background knowledge of ELLs and students with overall low vocabulary and language skills.
- Read historical and up-to-date research citations to inform and support your intervention decisions.
- Use the problem/solution table of contents to help you locate the precise strategy for a student’s problem.
- Discover more than 30 sample lessons with step-by-step instructions and teaching formats that include modeling, ways to build in student practice, and suggestions for keeping students engaged.
- Learn routines to facilitate student practice of key reading skills.
- Adopt interventions to help students cross the fluency bridge from word identification to comprehension.
- Use the grade-level grid to help determine which strategies work best at specific grade levels.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: Interventions for Improving Instruction
Part 2: Interventions for Building Phonemic Awareness
Part 3: Interventions for Building Word Identification Skills
Part 4: Interventions for Building Fluency
Part 5: Interventions for Building Vocabulary
Part 6: Interventions for Facilitating Comprehension
Part 7: Interventions for Teaching Students to Read a Lot
- Figure 22.2: Show You Know
- Figure 23.2: Sample Concept Map
- Figure 25.3: Word Power Guidelines
- Figure 28.3: Four Sources of Evidence on Which to Base an Inference
- Figure 29.4: Text for Pronoun Practice Lesson
- Figure 29.6: Student Thinksheet
- Figure 31.2: Cooperative Comprehension Form
- Figure 31.3: Text for Cooperative Comprehension Lesson
- Figure 32.3: The Five Cs of Summarizing
- Figure 32.6: Graphic Organizer for the Five Cs
- Figure 34.3: Clarifying Tools
- Figure 35.3: Sample Text from Murphy's Mansion
- Figure 36.3: Blank Question-Answer Quadrant
- Figure: 38.1: Checklist for Setting Up a Program for Reading a Lot
- Figure 40.2: Student Directions for Choosing a Comfort Zone Book