Using RTI to Teach Literacy to Diverse Learners, K-8

Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom

by Sheila Alber-Morgan

Practical intervention strategies for diverse learners who struggle with literacy!

Covering reading and writing, this book shows K–8 teachers how to build the literacy skills of diverse learners in inclusive classrooms. The author discusses instruction and assessment within a Response to Intervention (RTI) framework and how to provide targeted support to students who may require special attention. The book offers:

  • Specific literacy intervention strategies for each tier in a 3-tier RTI framework
  • Examples of assessments and graphic organizers
  • Brief case studies illustrating how the strategies can be used with students
  • A discussion on using thematic units to integrate reading and writing

  • SAGE Publications; April 2010
  • ISBN: 9781452282534
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Using RTI to Teach Literacy to Diverse Learners, K-8
  • Author: Sheila Alber-Morgan
  • Imprint: Corwin

In The Press

"By placing scientifically based assessment and instruction into the RTI context, the author offers readers an opportunity to select practices in accordance with student needs, their responsiveness to instruction, and existing federal and state mandates. The text comes with easy-to understand graphics, practical applications, and numerous instructional resources. This book can be used with preservice and inservice teachers and as a primary text in teacher education courses. The assessment and instructional strategies provided have strong empirical support that meets educators’ needs now and in years to come."