Identifying appropriate strategies for instruction or intervention made easy! Selecting individualized and evidence-based interventions for struggling students can overwhelm even the most experienced teachers. Save time and get the help you need with this comprehensive guide from an expert in special education and cultural differences! Organized around an alphabetized and cross-referenced list and a fold-out selection grid featuring more than 150 PBIS, RTI, and MTSS interventions, you’ll quickly find the tools to resolve specific learning and behavioral challenges. This must-have resource helps you effortlessly locate appropriate strategies based on student needs and desired learning outcomes. Teachers, counselors, and instructional intervention teams will learn to • Meet the needs of all your struggling students including at-risk, culturally and linguistically diverse, as well as those with IEPs • Progress monitor, document, and modify instructional strategies • Identify specific interventions for distinct learning and behavior problems, including many reading, writing, math, and attention strategies • Implement classroom-wide, small group, or individualized interventions • Use classroom-based data to guide decision making • Implement in a variety of settings, including special education, learning assistance programs, and full-inclusion Including implementation checklists, examples of every strategy as well as its research base, and graphic organizers, use this book to discover the what, why, and how to help each student achieve success!

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Paraphrasing—RAP
Purpose of the Strategy
  • Build academic transfer skills
  • Build awareness of appropriate cognitive academic language
  • Assist students to learn information through paraphrasing
  • Facilitate language development
  • Improve comprehension
  • Improve reading comprehension
  • Improve retention of content
  • Build foundation for learning
  • Build vocabulary
  • Develop academic language
  • Develop thinking and planning
  • Enhance ability of students to focus on learning
  • Expand comprehension
  • Facilitate reading process
  • Improve retention of content
  • Improve writing strategies
  • Improve students’ ability to organize and prioritize information
  • Strengthen knowledge of academic content
  • Strengthen language development
  • Strengthen learning to learn skills
  • Strengthen retention and application abilities
How to Do It
  • This strategy is a way to assist students to learn information through paraphrasing and is one of several reading comprehension techniques for improved retention of information.
  • The teacher creates a chart or poster with RAP and reminders with pictures or symbols for what each letter stands for: Read the paragraph, ...
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