Fourth-Grade Text-Based Intervention

This Fourth-Grade Text-Based Intervention unit also includes:

Provide young readers with the extra support they need using this series of 10 literacy lessons. Following a repeated sequence of learning activities, these lessons engage children in expanding their vocabulary and developing their reading fluency and comprehension skills as they work toward becoming literate learners.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Teach these lessons using a variety of literary and expository texts
  • Perform these lessons during small group rotations, using texts that address the needs of individual learners
  • Use the different learning activities included in this unit to design your own intervention lessons
Classroom Considerations

  • Originally designed for children with learning disabilities, these lessons can be used to develop the literacy of any upper elementary or middle school students
Pros

  • Throughout the unit, sentence frames and guiding questions are offered as scaffolding
  • An overview of the unit provides teachers insight into the structure and rationale of the lessons
Cons

  • Lessons are meant to be taught using content material from the teacher's core language arts curriculum