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Response to intervention: Supporting ELLs

This set of guidance documents was designed to assist teachers, instructional leaders, and ELL support services with Response to Intervention (RtI) implementation, as the model is adapted in each context. The documents outline a rationale for using the RtI model with a school’s ELL population, and describe the road map for implementation. Frequently asked questions and answers are included.

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A strong Response to Intervention (RtI) model provides ELLS with rigorous, culturally responsive instruction. This set of guidance documents was designed to assist teachers, instructional leaders, and ELL support services with RtI implementation. This document outline a rationale for using the RtI model with a school’s ELL population, and provide the following road map for implementation:

  1. RTI for ELLs - An Overview
  2. RTI Infrastructure - Coordinating a Team and Organizing Stakeholders
  3. Store Core Instruciton for ELLs - Tier 1
  4. Serving Struggling ELLs - A Step-by-Step Approach
  5. Assessment and Evaluation - Tiers 2 and 3

This document answers frequently asked questions regarding Response to Intervention.