Using Houghton Mifflin’s “Early Success” and “Soar To Success” Programs
- Intervention is in addition to high quality classroom instruction.
- Books are carefully selected and sequenced to ensure student success.
- Daily routine focusing on strategies students need to construct meaning and read fluently.
Reading for fluency
Reading a new book with teacher support and coaching
Primary Intervention Instruction
- Word building activities
- Writing words
- Writing sentences
Intermediate Intervention Instruction
- Reciprocal teaching strategies
- Graphic organizers
- Decoding applications
Assessment is meaningful, practical, efficient, and ongoing
Home and school communication is an important consideration
Teacher training is practical and ongoing
John J. Pikulski
Author of “Preventing Reading Problems”