Published: Apr 28 2020

Students with dyslexia need more intense versions of the types of reading instruction that occurs within a general education setting. Intensity here refers to (a) more time, (b) more time-on-task, (c) more time engaged in authentic literacy activities [reading and writing], and (d) smaller instructional groups (3 to 7 students). It should include variations of the following seven elements:

1. Word work.

2. Word identification.

3. Maze and cloze work.

4. Comprehension.

5. Reading practice.

6. Fluency work.

7. Writing