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AIMSweb assessments. We encourage secondary schools to use AIMSweb for fluency assessment and the AIMS Maze-CBM for comprehension assessment. These can be used for benchmarking or for progress monitoring.

Granite 3-Tier Testing Protocol Recommended testing for each tier of instruction.

Reading Framework

Granite School District Secondary Reading Intervention Framework (printable PDF version of complete framework) Adobe PDF

Granite School District Secondary Reading Intervention Framework Brochure (printable PDF version of summary brochure)

Secondary Language Arts Core, Utah State Office of Education. Contains core for all Tier 1 Language Arts classes.

National Reading Panel Five Components of Reading Instruction FAQ's (PDF) In 2000, the National Reading Panel issued a report identifying five key skills integral to literacy development. This useful document answers common questions about how to integrate these skills into a balanced tutoring program.

Utah State Office of Education 3-Tier Model





3 Tier Model

PowerPoint Presentations

Book Match (PowerPoint). How to help students choose the right book Created by Kristi Waterfall, Matheson Jr. High.

Differentiation in Reading Classes (PowerPoint)

Managing Small Groups (PowerPoint)


Effective Instruction for Middle School Students with Reading Difficulties: The Reading Teacher's Sourcebook. A complete guide to secondary reading for tiers 1-3. Includes assessment, information on each of the components, and lesson plans. adobe pdf

The Source: A Curriculum Guide for Reading Mentors. (PDF file) A complete guide to reading intervention, including lesson plans and instructional materials. Produced by Florida Reads. 184 pgs.

Teaching English Language Learners in Middle School and High School Webcast from Colorin Colorado.

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