Using Reading Intervention Programs Can Save A Student 's Literacy

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Reading instruction is very important, especially for beginning readers. Without the proper teaching techniques and classroom instruction students can fall permanently behind by the third grade. Using reading intervention plans can help save those students that slipped by and are struggling in the high grades, it also can prevent a student from falling behind at all with early intervention. The Flex program from McGraw-Hill is a data driven program proven effective from results and evidence based practices. When used correctly reading intervention programs can save a student’s literacy.

An effective reading program would have a high success rate for remedial and struggling readers. A reading intervention program should address fluency, alphabetic code, comprehension, and motivation. When collecting information about reading programs and what makes them effective, it was continually said that a reading program must meet the student at the root of a problem. A student cannot just be thrown in a program they must be placed in a program that is best fit for their needs. Certain programs can be tailored to the individual’s need, this is important because it fits into the third tier of the RTI (response to intervention) triangle.
Before looking at what makes an effective reading program, one needs to look at what makes reading instruction effective. The Learning First Alliance produced the nine components of effective reading instruction, “The first component is…

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