• Reading Interventions


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    Reading Recovery

    ​Reading Recovery is a research-based, short term (20 week maximum), individualized program, exclusive to first grade.  Reading Recovery was initially developed in New Zealand and has been in America for over 25 years.  Great Neck has utilized the Reading Recovery intervention since the early 90’s.  It is a balanced program that includes multiple components in each lesson.

    Lesson Components:
    1.  Rereading (Fluency)
    2.  Running Record
    3.  Word Work
    4.  Writing 
    5.  New Book
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    Leveled Literacy Intervention

    Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) is a supplemental reading intervention program. It is a research-based reading intervention curriculum taught for students in grades K through 5.  The intervention was designed for students that need extra support to become proficient, grade-level readers. LLI provides 30 minutes of instruction in a small group setting. This reading instruction is in addition to the core reading/language arts program. The lessons provide explicit, direct instructions and are designed to support fluency, reading instructional level books, working with words, and writing.

    Lesson Components:
    1.  Rereading/Running Record
    2.  Word Work
    3.  Writing
    4.  New Book
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    Wilson Reading System

    ​The Wilson Reading System directly and systematically teaches students how to fluently and accurately decode. It is unlike traditional phonics programs in that instruction is very interactive and multisensory. Students learn to encode (spell) as they learn to decode.

    Lesson Components:
    1.  Phonemic Awareness
    2.  Spelling
    3. Reading Comprehension