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.

Building RTI Capacity Project-Developed Resources

Booklets
Booklets

Respuesta a la Intervención (RTI): Información para Padres

Revised in 2018, this booklet answers parents’ frequently asked questions about Response to Intervention. This resource is written in Spanish. 

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Booklets
A Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) (Revised)

Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel Working in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RtI) (Revised)

Revised in 2018 to reflect legislation related to parental notice, this booklet provides information and tools related to RTI and special education, collaborating for effective interventions, and using data to make intervention decisions. After exploring the new resource, please provide your feedback by completing the three-question,anonymous survey at https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eURYIr14gtlugnz.  Thank you!

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Parent Notice Checklists

Parent Notification Checklists and Sample Letters

This resource provides highlights of SB 1153 Parent's Rights to Information Regarding the Provision of Assistance for Learning Difficulties to the Parent's Child along with an "Annual Notice Checklist" and a "Checklist for Specific Notice to Parents of a Child Receiving Intervention. Use these three additional resources to guide your development of parent notice/notification letters: Example Letter: Tier II Reading Intervention Provided by a Classroom Teacher Example Letter: Tier III Reading Intervention Provided by a Reading Specialist (Letter to Foster Parents) Sample Parent RTI Notice Letter Template

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Booklets
RTI - Straight Talk for Parents Revised

Response to Intervention (RTI): Straight Talk for Parents (Revised)

Revised in 2018, this booklet answers parents’ frequently asked questions about Response to Intervention.

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Texas Resources

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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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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