This RTI (response to intervention) guide focuses on phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, vocabulary development, and comprehension. There are Â instructional activities for grades K-12, ESL and Adult Literacy programs.
Key components in the RTI process are the use of research-based, non-fiction, and authentic materials on a variety of levels. Schools and the newspaper realize that literacy efforts needs to be authentic, leveled, motivational, integrated, engaging, and manipulative. For this reason NIE and RTI work well together.Â The guide was written by Dr. Darla Shaw and published by the NIE Institute.