Leadership Tools Observation tool for examining effective instructional features in content-area classrooms or interventions. Observing_Features.pdfCategory: InstructionEffective Features of InstructionUsing Data to MonitorInterventionRelated Resources: Resource Pages Instructional Walkthrough Tools Web page with observation tools to look for effective instructional features, including explicitness, scaffolding, grouping, and differentiation. Leadership Tools Observation Tool: Core Content Area/Tier 1 Observation tool to be used in collecting data about Tier 1 instruction. Can be used in conducting an evaluation to determine eligibility for special education. Leadership Tools Observation Tool: Intervention Observation tool for collecting data about Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention instruction. Can be used to inform an evaluation to determine eligibility for special education. Leadership Tools Observation Tool: Reading Component Checklists Walkthrough tools for observing instruction across phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.