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

Research-Based Content Area Reading Instruction

Booklet that describes teaching expository texts, vocabulary, word identification, reading fluency, and comprehension strategies across all classrooms.

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Booklets
Booklets

Beginning Reading Instruction: Components and Features of a Research-Based Reading Program

Booklet describing an effective elementary reading program, including 12 essential instructional components, 8 campus-level features, and 8 instructional features related to struggling readers.

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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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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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Links & Websites
Links & Websites about Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Animate

Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) Animate

Narrated by Dr. Karyn Purvis, this video resource answers the question "What is TBRI®?" or Trust-Based Relational Intervention®.

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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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Resource Pages
Breaking Down the DBI Process

Data-based Individualization (DBI)

Resource page with links to the National Center on Intensive Intervention's Data-based individualization (DBI) materials and resources.

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