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LINKS to Literacy

Flexible Science of Reading Intervention

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LINKS to Literacy is a reading intervention program for K–5 developing readers. Based on the science of reading, it delivers systematic, explicit instruction in the five essential components of reading. LINKS to Literacy is designed for small-group intervention with 30 lessons per level and flexible implementation models that include summer, intersession, or tutoring. Each 60-minute lesson follows a consistent routine with engaging themes. It provides students more opportunities for practice and immediate corrective feedback. LINKS to Literacy is the link to grade-level success!

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Thoughtfully Designed to Support Teachers and Students

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Designed for students in grades K–5 who require additional instruction or intervention during shorter periods, like tutoring, summer school, or intersessions

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Each lesson has a systematic format consisting of word study, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency—all essential components of reading

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Follows the Structured Literacy approach including systematic, explicit instruction, opportunities for practice, and immediate corrective feedback

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Lessons are easy to deliver and offer the teacher built-in guidance about how to provide evidence-based instruction

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The program consists of 30 lessons composed of four sections. Designed to meet a variety of implementation needs, lessons can be delivered together or across multiple sessions

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Every level follows engaging themes and uses passages that let the students learn about the world around them and make connections to their own lives

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Flexible for Any Implementation

LINKS to Literacy can be used to support students in a variety of implementation models including:

  • Summer or intersession breaks
  • After-school programs
  • Tutoring sessions
  • During school intervention

Engaging Themes

Six themes are woven throughout each level of the program​​ to keep students engaged, connect text to content areas, and help students create the LINK to their own lives. Themes include:

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All About Me

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Stories of Resilience/Courage

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