Individual students work one-to-one with a specially trained teacher for only 12 to 20 weeks and receive daily 30-minute lessons. After a full series of lessons, about 72% of students achieve grade-level standard.
Read increasingly more difficult texts at an instructional level, expanding their power to learn from their own efforts and solve problems as they read and write.
Compose increasingly complex messages using resources to solve new words: students monitor and edit their work, knowing when and how to get help.
Continue to learn with supportive classroom instruction.
Reading Recovery requires ongoing data collection for each and every child who has lessons. Because accountability is a key part of Reading Recovery, administrators receive annual reports at the teacher, school, and district level.
Reading Recovery is for students in first grade.
Growth in Action –
segments of Reading Recovery lessons:
The objective of Reading Recovery lessons is to promote accelerated learning so that students catch up to their peers, close the achievement gap as quickly as possible, and can benefit from classroom instruction without supplemental help.