Reading Skills for Intervention FREE - Science of Reading Aligned

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  1. Reading intervention can be effective, organized, and EASY! These interactive, reusable binders help you use the science of reading to target reading interventions with systematic and explicit activities. With detailed progress monitoring data tracking sheets, these binders include everything you ne
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Do you struggle to know which reading skills to teach your students? This chart gives teachers a quick and easy "at a glance" view of how students develop reading skills based on the science of reading. Use this in your intervention to help you identify gaps where your students are missing essential skills.

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If you need help knowing WHAT to intervene on, check out this Comprehensive Reading Skills Assessment.

• If you need help knowing HOW to intervene, check out this Reading Intervention Binder Bundle.

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This Step Ladder starts at the most basic beginning skills in 6 different reading categories, and works its way up to more advanced skills.

Classroom Use:

• Use as a planning guide for core instruction

• Use as a reading intervention guide to help plan intervention for struggling students


• Phonemic Awareness

• Phonics

• Fluency

• Listening Comprehension

• Reading Comprehension

• Vocabulary

The color-coded levels can be associated with the grade levels below, HOWEVER, they are very flexible and will often overlap grades.

With flexibility in mind:

• Level 1-Kindergarten

• Level 2-1st Grade

• Level 3-2nd Grade

• Level 4-3rd Grade

• Level 5-4th and 5th Grade


The DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) assessment and curriculum guide were used as the basis for this Reading Skills Step Ladder.

*For more reading intervention ideas, check out this blog post full of activities to help your struggling readers!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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