Relations Between the CCSS and RTI in Literacy and Language

Wixson, Karen K.; Lipson, Marjorie Y.
March 2012
Reading Teacher;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p387
Academic Journal
Initiatives such as Response to Intervention ( RTI) and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts ( CCSS- ELA) have the potential to positively impact progress toward the goal of literacy for all. Because the CCSS- ELA will guide the content of the curriculum, instruction and assessment in the large number of adopting states, they will also have a significant impact on instruction and intervention within an RTI approach to teaching and learning in language and literacy. This column explores the implications of the CCSS- ELA for RTI in the areas of language and literacy with regard to definitions of success, perspectives on reading/literacy, instruction, and assessment.


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