• Reading Intervention is a short-term program that provides help students who need additional assistance in learning to read.  Students receive one-to-one or small group instruction for 30 minutes each day. 

    What is Response to Intervention (RtI)/Multi Tier System of Supports (MTSS)?

    Seven Oaks Elementary Media Magnet School offers a 3 tiered reading approach to help struggling readers.  Students' progress is closely monitored at each stage of intervention to determine the need for further research-based instruction and/or intervention in general education, special education or both. 

    Description of Tier 1 - Core Instruction: Takes place in the student's regular classroom and is taught by the student's teacher if student has been identified as needing extra assistance. 

    Description of Tier 2: Strategic Instruction:  Takes place in a pull-out setting and is taught by a trained Reading Interventionist.  A student is referred by the classroom teacher for extra assistance in the area of reading.  Various types of data (Dominie, MAP, Fast Bridge,  state mandated tests, and teacher observations) are reviewed by the RtI team in order to determine placement in this tier.

    Description of Tier 3A:  Intensive Instruction:  This tier has 2 parts and takes place in a pull-out setting.  Tier 3A- Student is served in a one-on-one setting or small group.

    Description of Tier 3B student is served by the Special Education teacher who utilizes several programs.