User Guide for Sample Reading Lessons

User Guide for Sample Reading Lessons

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National Center on Intensive Intervention

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This guide is intended to accompany the sample literacy lessons and activities on the NCII website. It is divided into four sections.

  • Section 1: The Five Components of Reading. This section provides a brief overview of the five components of reading instruction addressed in the lesson plans.
  • Section 2: Instructional Principles of Reading Instruction Intervention. This section summarizes key instructional principles for intensifying reading instruction highlighted in the lesson plans.
  • Section 3: How to Use the NCII Reading Lessons. This section describes how the reading lessons are structured and can be used.
  • Section 4: Additional Resources. To support further learning, this section includes a list of additional resources to support struggling readers.



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