Tier 3: RtI Elementary-Reading Tier II Intervention will be given by classroom teacher. Movement into and out of Tier III, will be determined by classroom teacher/ Interventionist observation and data. During RtI times, Tier III students will receive specific strategies and/or instruction based on deficient skills exhibited by the student. These activities should not teach new concepts Progress monitoring will be continuous throughout the intervention duration; however, standardized assessments will be administered at least once every two weeks to document individual student progress. Ideas for activities include, but are not limited to: Reading Components Phonemic Awareness o Discriminate between sounds and words o Match words that rhyme o Recognize word families o Segment words into syllables o Sequence sounds into words o Spell multi-syllabic words o Clap/tap/snap syllables out of words o Beg/end sounds in words Phonics o Recognize/name letters o Letter/sound correspondence o Recognize high frequency words o Build sight word vocabulary o Teach word chunking o Teach word endings (_s, -ed, ing, -er, est)practice speed reading techniques o Suffixes, prefixes, and base words o Contractions & compound words o Fluency o Recognize words quickly and accurately o Practice w/common phrase cards o Re-read previously read text (repeated text reading) o Partner read, choral read for practice o Timed reading practice Resources Journey’s Reading Toolkit SRA – ALL STAR Phonics o Journey’s Reading Toolkit SRA – ALL STAR Phonics Flashcard/Sight word tiles Journey’s Reading Toolkit SRA – ALL STAR Phonics Flashcard/ Sight word tiles Leveled book boxes o Vocabulary o Ability to know what words mean o Create vocabulary words walls o Point out words with multiple meanings o Use context clues to learns meanings of new words o Antonyms, synonyms relationships to words o Create concept circles w/related words and terms o “Word-of-the-day” to build vocab skills o Dictionary skills o Memorize words w/flashcards & flashcard drills o Create category/associated words to unknown word o Semantic mapping of words, concepts and connections Comprehension o Recognize sequence of events o Identify cause and effect relationships o Comparing & contrasting information o Identify main idea and supporting details o Identify fact and opinion o Make inferences and predictions o Draw conclusions o Retell, summarize what is read o Develop questions from text read o Identify story elements-plot, characters, setting, problem, events, etc o Story mapping graphic organizers Guided reading groups Houghton Mifflin Reading Journey’s Reading Toolkit SRA – Horizons Houghton Mifflin Reading SRA Building Vocabulary skills Vocabulary links Reading/thinking skills Journey’s Reading Toolkit SRA – Horizons Houghton Mifflin Reading SRA Building Vocabulary skills Reading/thinking skills Teacher Materials and Resources: Russo, Concetta, Ellenmorris Tiegerman & Christina Radziewicz. (2009). RTI Guide: Making it Work Strategies = Solutions . Port Chester, NY: Dude Publishing On-line resources or Resource Center materials to use with teaching strategies.