A practical Response to Intervention (RTI) activity book with a focus on oral language. It’s ready to use in the classroom!
RTI in Action: Oral Language Activities for K–2 Classrooms, capitalizes on the power of collaboration between speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and teachers. Designed to enhance K–2 students’ oral language skills, the book offers practical activities based on general education curricular standards and provides specific, straightforward strategies to help SLPs and teachers modify instruction.
Organized by grades K, 1, and 2, and using RTI’s three tiers of instruction, the book provides activities to build oral language skills in five major areas critical to success in language, literacy, academics, and social skills: basic concepts, vocabulary, listening and speaking, phonological awareness, and print knowledge.
The accompanying CD features PDFs of all activities in the book for convenient downloading and sharing, a sample PowerPoint for in-service training, and helpful, informative handouts for SLPs, teachers, parents, caregivers, and day care providers.
• More than 40 instructional strategies to use in the classroom when implementing an RTI model
• Activities that indicate what teachers say and expected student responses
• Web resources related to RTI
• Appendices with easy to copy graphic organizers, a cultural competence checklist, a developmental milestones checklist, progress-monitoring charts, and an RTI intensity grid
RTI fits with an MTSS framework. The book incorporates information and activities within the Common Core State Standards, which ensure students are college and career ready. The content can be translated to any other standards that have a similar focus.
“The format of the book is very practical and the design enables SLPs to quickly locate information and evidence-based instructional strategies that can be matched to student’s unique needs. The activities can easily be implemented by busy teachers within the classroom context. Thumbs up for this resource!”
Jean Blosser, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Vice President, Therapy Programs and Quality
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