2nd Edition

Interventions for Reading Success, 2ed

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Diane Haager, Joseph A Dimino, Michelle Pearlman Windmueller

  • Interventions for Reading Success, 2ed

468 pages
Age Range: 5 to 9
ISBN: 9781598572797

Help transform struggling K–3 students into skillful, enthusiastic readers—in just 20 to 30 minutes a day! It's all possible with the NEW edition of this bestselling curriculum supplement, your key to helping all students grasp the five Big Ideas of early literacy: phonological awareness, the alphabetic principle, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Updated with new activities and the very latest on today's hot topics in literacy, this book gives you more than 130 research-based, teacher-tested activities you can use right now, with any core reading program. They're a perfect fit with response to intervention—use them with your entire class, small groups, or individual students who need more intensive support. Creative and versatile, these interventions are just what you need to help struggling students meet grade level standards and spark a lifelong love of reading.


  • Align reading instruction with Common Core State Standards
  • Teach all the fundamentals of reading in a time-efficient way
  • Use the RTI model to scaffold interventions (includes examples for Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 instruction)
  • Deliver evidence-based instruction with confidence, with step-by-step instructional sequences you can use as is or modify as needed
  • Plan assessment and make sound decisions based on data
  • Strengthen the home-school connection with take-home activities parents can use with their children

PRACTICAL MATERIALS: Copy-ready templates of activity materials, such as a blank bingo board, colour tiles, letter tiles, word cards, word banks, and graphic organisers. Also includes more than 70 Home-School Connection activities. Materials are photocopiable and printable from the web.

Table of Contents

About the Authors


Section I Overview

  1. Introduction to Reading Intervention
  2. Reading Intervention and Response to Intervention in Schools
  3. Using Assessment to Guide Intervention
  4. How to Use the Activities in This Book: The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing Intervention

Section II Classroom Activities

  1. Phonological Awareness
    • FOCUS ON: Rhyming
    • FOCUS ON: Onset–Rime
    • FOCUS ON: Segmenting and Blending
  2. Alphabetic Principle
    • FOCUS ON: Letter–Sound Correspondence
    • FOCUS ON: Adding Sounds
    • FOCUS ON: Deleting Sounds
    • FOCUS ON: Substituting Sounds
    • FOCUS ON: Long Vowel Spelling Patterns
    • FOCUS ON: Variant Vowel Spelling Patterns
    • FOCUS ON: Multisyllabic Decoding
  3. Fluency with Connected Text
    • FOCUS ON: Reading Fluency and Accuracy
    • FOCUS ON: Classroom Management
    • FOCUS ON: Word-Level Fluency
    • FOCUS ON: Passage-Level Fluency
  4. Vocabulary Development
    • FOCUS ON: Active Use of New Words
    • FOCUS ON: Deepening Understanding of Words

9.Chapter 9 Comprehension

  • FOCUS ON: Reading Comprehension Strategies
  • FOCUS ON: Working with Partners

Section III Home–School Connection Activities

Phonological Awareness

Alphabetic Principle

Fluency with Connected Text