A Continuum of Literacy Instruction

  • Level 1: Enhance content instruction (mastery of critical content for all regardless of literacy levels)

  • Level 2: Embedded strategy instruction (routinely weave strategies within and across classes using large group instructional methods)

  • Level 3: Intensive strategy instruction (mastery of specific strategies using 8-stage instructional sequence; individual Strategic Tutoring)

  • Level 4: Intensive basic skill instruction (mastery of entry level literacy skills at the 4th grade level)

  • Level 5: Therapeutic intervention (mastery of language underpinnings of curriculum content and learning strategies)