Important & Supporting Documents

Tier 1 Looks Like

(Not limited to this nor are they applicable at all times in all classes)

  • Effective Classroom Management: (Can be very specific bullet points under this heading)

  • Formative Assessments

  • CUA’s

  • Pre-tests/post tests/KWL’s, etc.

  • Relationships

  • Small grouping, Workshop model, etc. (Intentional & 1-group instruction)

  • Effective feedback (Can be very specific bullet points under this heading)

  • 3:1

  • Clear learning targets

  • Affirmative Language

  • Higher order thinking/questioning/discussions

  • Modeling

  • Cooperative learning

  • Multiple opportunities for practice

  • Providing choice

  • Movement

  • PBIS

  • Chunking: Material and entire lessons

  • Scaffolding

  • Student self-reflections

  • Parental communication

Tier 1 interventions

(Many taken from district information sheet)

When  a student is struggling within the Tier 1/classroom, what the teacher may do to intervene:

  • Chunking

  • Modeling

  • Scaffolding

  • Peer tutoring

  • Study guides

  • Reduce or simplify text

  • Copies of teacher notes

  • Reteach

  • Retakes

  • Small group

  • 1-1

  • Provide organizational tools

  • Reduce repetition of same task when appropriate