This toolkit provides information on how instruction can be intensified when students who are receiving intervention are not making desired growth in Tier 1 and Tier 2 reading instruction. Use of assessments in the intensification process is described, and the “what” and “how” of instructional intensification is presented along a set of lessons and teaching materials.
You will learn:
- How to intensify instruction.
- How to use a specific set of lessons for targeting early reading skills.
- Considerations in the intensification process.
This toolkit includes:
- Intensification Framework
- Intensification Lessons & Teaching Materials
- Supporting Resources
Instructional Intensification Framework
Learn specific ways to intensify instruction when students are not making desired growth in reading. Download our infographic and brief that detail a framework for intensification and use this toolkit to learn how to intensify instruction for students (with or without dyslexia)*.
*This toolkit provides an online tutorial and supporting resources that can be used to help all students not making making progress in Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruction.
This brief and infographic detail the intensification process and describe what and how to teach students who struggle with reading including what to teach and how to teach.
This toolkit provides information about how to intensify instruction for students with dyslexia who are not making progress as readers. You will learn intensification practices that can be used in the context of Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III instruction.
Intensification Lessons for Classroom Use
Use this set of lessons as an example of how early reading instruction may be intensified in your classroom. Download the lessons and watch our training video to learn how to use them to provide explicit and systematic instruction.
This set of lesson and teaching materials, based on principles of intensification, target phonics and early blending skills. These materials are provided as an example of how early reading instruction can be intensified and may or may not address the specific learning needs of your students. The Intensification Lesson Materials include: Teacher Guide, Teacher Flip Chart, and Student Workbook.
Learn how to use the Intensification Lesson Teacher Guide, Teacher Flip Chart, and Student Workbook together to provide explicit and systematic instruction.
Learn more about intensifying instruction with these resources.
The research reported here is funded by awards to the National Center on Improving Literacy from the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, in partnership with the Office of Special Education Programs (Award #: S283D160003). The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of OESE, OSEP, or the U.S. Department of Education. Copyright © 2023 National Center on Improving Literacy. https://improvingliteracy.org