Parent Resources

These resources are for parents and caregivers who want to learn more about RTI. You’ll find information about RTI and activities you can do at home with your child in both English and Spanish.

Texas Resources

Booklets
Booklets

Beginning Reading Instruction: Practical Ideas for Parents

Parent booklet describing specific, simple activities to support a child’s literacy at home.

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Booklets
Booklets

Guidelines for Examining Phonics & Word Recognition

Booklet with guidelines and checklists describing research-based phonological awareness, phonics, decoding, spelling, word study, and fluency instruction. Includes tool for examining components of a reading program.

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Booklets
Booklets

Instrucción Para Comenzar a Leer: Ideas Práctica Para Padres de Familia

Spanish version of the Practical Ideas for Parents booklet. Describes specific, simple activities to support a child’s literacy at home.

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Booklets
Booklets

Comprehension Instruction

Booklet about research-based comprehension instruction, including explicit strategy lessons and questioning the author.

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National Resources

Links & Websites
Links & Websites about Florida Center for Reading Research: For Parents

Florida Center for Reading Research: For Parents

Web page with practical ideas and activities that parents can use to support their elementary child’s reading development.

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Links & Websites
Links & Websites about LD Online for Parents

LD Online for Parents

Website with information and resources for parents about special education, learning disabilities, ADHD, etc.

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Links & Websites
Links & Websites about RTI Action Network For Parents

RTI Action Network For Parents

Website that provides RTI information, frequently asked questions, and resources for parents.

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Booklets
Booklets

ABCs of RTI: Elementary School Reading, A Guide for Parents

Booklet for parents by the National Research Center on Learning Disabilities describing the components of RTI implementation.

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