INCREASING READING FLUENCY. Implementing Reading Intervention in Grades 7-9. Andrea Nelson University of Utah Special Education. Problem Identification. Middle school students are reading below grade level, and there is no structured intervention program to close the gap.
Implementing Reading Intervention in Grades 7-9
University of Utah
Students are reading below grade level are not making substantial progress.
Students are experiencing difficulty completing classroom and homework assignments.
No reading intervention is currently in place to increase reading ability.
Undesirable behaviors increase in classes where a lot of reading is necessary.
During every lesson, students were timed while reading on their instructional level for one minute. The reading rates below were recorded during the final intervention session for each week.