SRA Early Interventions in Reading identifies at-risk children in Grades 1-3 and provides the critical content and clear instruction needed to transform a struggling reader into a skilled reader. Through daily, explicit, and systematic instruction, the program addresses the needs of children who are not making adequate progress in their core reading program. Each integrated lesson works to build student mastery of essential skills through activities aligned along five central content strands: Phonemic Awareness, Letter-Sound Correspondences,Word Recognition and Spelling, Fluency, and Comprehension Strategies.
The program uses prescribed lesson plans to help you deliver explicit instruction which will assist students in the integrated and fluent use of alphabetic knowledge and comprehension strategies. The curriculum presents small-group instruction that prevents reading failure by providing:
Results from federally-funded research studies using the program materials confirm that, after participating in SRA Early Interventions in Reading for one year, over ninety-nine percent of students at risk of reading failure at the beginning of the academic year were no longer at risk of failing in reading.