OLiteracy Intervention System (LIS) is an intensive program designed by intervention specialists to help low-achieving first-grade and second-grade students develop independent reading and writing strategies.
The LIS Green Level covers 9 weeks of instruction focusing on fluency, comprehension, and writing in 30- to 35-minute lessons that introduce a new book each day.
The LIS Green Level includes 45 Hopscotch culturally diverse guided reading books featuring colorful photographs that capture children and their life experiences. The books are not translated or adapted. They are written in English and range from text Levels D to I and Intervention Levels 4 to 16.
Focuses on important skills
The LIS focuses on the following literacy skills:
Reading and writing strategies
Reading and writing fluency
Oral language development
Supports your core literacy curriculum
The LIS Green Level provides the following support:
Explicit and systematic instruction for small groups
Identification of individual and student strengths and needs
Assessments for documentation to inform instruction
Opportunity for accelerated progress from level D to I
We first created the Hopscotch books because of our love for the children and we wanted to represent their lives in the books. We wanted our multicultural books to capture the interests of all children.
We then created the SIL/LIS so that teachers would have an easy to follow program which would offer intensive daily instruction for struggling readers using research based practices.
We wanted the SIL/LIS to be useful for the classroom teacher/RTI intervention teacher or summer school teacher so that they would be able to advance their students into becoming successful readers.
Anjeanetta Prater Matthews is a retired Bilingual Academic Intervention teacher from Houston, Texas. She received her M.Ed. in Bilingual Education from Houston Baptist University in 1995. She is trained in Reading Recovery and Descubriendo la Lectura and has 26 years of experience working with low achieving students in the area of reading. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Since retiring, she served as an adjunct professor of ESL at Houston Community College and now as a Reading Tutor for students in Spring ISD.
Anjeanetta Prater Matthews es maestra jubilada de Intervención Académica Bilingüe de Houston, Texas. Ella recibió su M.Ed. en la educación bilingüe de la universidad Houston Baptist en 1995. Ella está entrenada en Reading Recovery y Descubriendo la Lectura y tiene 26 años de experiencia trabajando con estudiantes en lectura. Habla inglés, español y francés con fluidez.
Desde que se jubiló, se desempeñó como profesora adjunta de ESL en Houston Community College y ahora como tutora de lectura para estudiantes en Spring ISD.
Donna Cuevas Roeder
Donna Cuevas Roeder, a native Texan, attended the University of Houston, where she received a BS in Early Childhood Education and a MEd in Curriculum and Instruction. She has 25 years of teaching experience and was trained in Descubriendo La Lectura (a Spanish-Language Reading Recovery program) and Dyslexia. In addition, Roeder was an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University. For the past 15 years, Roeder has been a reading interventionist, teaching struggling students how to become proficient readers and writers. Inspired by the encouragement she received from her own childhood teacher, Roeder enjoys writing guided reading books that help children make connections about their world.
Donna Cuevas Roeder, una Nativa Tejana, asistió la Universidad de Houston donde
recibió su título de Educación Infantil y una maestria en Curriculo e Instrucción.
Ella tiene 25 años de experiencia de enseñanza y fue entrenada en Descubriendo la
Lectura (un programa de Reading Recovery) y Dislexia. Además, Roeder fue profesora adjunta en la Universidad Estatal de Sam Houston. Por quince años, Roeder ha sido una maestra bilingüe de intervención de lectura, enseñando a los estudiantes que tienen
dificultad al ser lectores y escritores proficientes. Inspirada por su maestra de la
niñez, disfruta escribir libros de lectura guiada que ayudan a los niños a
hacer coneciones con su mundo entero.
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