Early Literacy Interventions for English Language Learners: Support for an RTI Model

  title={Early Literacy Interventions for English Language Learners: Support for an RTI Model},
  author={Krista Healy and Michael L. Vanderwood and Danielle Edelston},
  journal={The California School Psychologist},
As part of a three tier prevention model, first grade students in a large urban school district were screened with measures of phonological awareness and nonsense word fluency to determine those in need of a Tier 2 reading intervention. The 15 lowest performing English language learner (ELL) students were selected and received a manualized phonological awareness intervention combined with a token economy. The students were monitored weekly with a Phoneme Segmentation Fluency (PSF) task and a… Expand

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