Multi Tiered Support System (MTSS) links
The programs below were selected based upon the specific needs of the students during universal screening assessment. They are all research based programs and strategies, and could change as the needs of the students change. MTSS is a regular part of the school day in kindergarten through third grade.
Road to the Code is designed to help kindergartners and first graders who are having difficulty with their early literacy skills. Road to the Code focuses on teaching phonemic awareness and letter sound correspondence. Developmentally sequenced, each lesson features three activities — Say-It-and-Move-It, Letter Name and Sound Instruction, and Phonological Awareness Practice — that give students repeated opportunities to practice and enhance their beginning reading and spelling abilities.Road to Reading is a supplementary reading program for students in grades 1-4 picks up where Road to the Code leaves off. It includes 6 levels that increase in complexity and targets phonological awareness, new words, oral reading, and dictation.
Fundations is a program that develops phonemic awareness through tapping out of sounds to breaking apart blends, digraphs and closed sounds in wordshttp://www.fundations.com/Explode the Code is a phonics program designed to improve students' decoding ability.
Leveled Literacy Intervention: The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention System (LLI) is a small-group, supplementary intervention program designed for young children who struggle with reading and writing.
http://www.heinemann.com/fountasandpinnell/lli_Overview.aspxSuperQAR QAR—Question Answer Relationships—is a research-based method for getting students to think about what they read. It helps students identify the type of question they're being asked and shows them how to approach each type to answer it correctly.
Read Naturally is a structured intervention program that combines teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring — three strategies that research has shown are effective in improving students' reading proficiency. Using audio support and graphs of their progress, students work with high-interest material at their skill level.