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

Promoting Vocabulary Development: Components of Effective Vocabulary Instruction

Booklet with vocabulary lesson ideas and strategies, including explicit instruction, concept maps, word webs, semantic feature analysis, and advanced word study.

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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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National Resources

Booklets
IDA Dyslexia Handbook What Every Family Should Know

IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know

The International Dyslexia Association created this resource to help families better understand dyslexia.

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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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