Reading Intervention

Reading Intervention is a supplemental guided reading support for children in grades 1 and 2 who are not achieving targeted outcomes in the classroom setting. 

Reading Intervention Program in Ann Arbor Public Schools:

  • Half-time Reading Intervention teacher in each elementary building.
  • RI lesson consistent in each building across the district
    • 30 minutes daily
    • Groups of one to four students
    • 5 days per week
    • Focus on explicit, systematic phonics instruction (10 minutes)
    • Reading and writing about texts (20 minutes)
  • Monthly professional development sessions required
  • Coaching occurs 3-4 times per year
  • Attendance monitored for both student and teacher to determine efficacy of program.
  • RI teachers monitor student progress weekly through running records.
  • Benchmark assessments collected 6 times per year.
  • Attendance and achievement data reported to district 6 times per year.

Other Resources

Stucture of a Reading Intervention Lesson A-I 20kb PDF

Structure of a Reading Intervention Lesson J-K 21kb PDF

Sample RI Lesson 48kb PDF