Successful Reading Intervention Programs

  • Using Houghton Mifflin’s “Early Success” and “Soar To Success” Programs

    • Intervention is in addition to high quality classroom instruction.
    • Books are carefully selected and sequenced to ensure student success.
    • Daily routine focusing on strategies students need to construct meaning and read fluently.

    Reading for fluency

    Reading a new book with teacher support and coaching

    Primary Intervention Instruction

    • Word building activities
    • Writing words
    • Writing sentences


    Intermediate Intervention Instruction

    • Reciprocal teaching strategies
    • Graphic organizers
    • Decoding applications

    Assessment is meaningful, practical, efficient, and ongoing

    Home and school communication is an important consideration

    Teacher training is practical and ongoing

    Houghton Mifflin
    K-8 Resources

    John J. Pikulski
    Author of “Preventing Reading Problems”

    International Literacy Association
    Councils, Affiliates, Conferences and Conventions

    Parent Resources – Ideas to help your child

    John J. Pikulski
    Preventing reading problems, successful reading intervention program, reading for meaning, fluency, instructional procedures, word activities,

    Home Activities
    Reuse, Recycle, Save, Around the World, Arts and Crafts, Who We Are, Outdoor Games, Funny Business, Go Figure

    American Library Association
    Collection of Association resources and Web sites for parents and kids

    Help Your Child Learn to Read
    Online publication provided by the U.S. Government