Basic facts about Reading Recovery
Reading Recovery is a highly effective short-term intervention of one-to-one tutoring for low-achieving first graders. The intervention is most effective when it is available to all students who need it and is used as a supplement to good classroom teaching.
Reading Recovery serves the lowest-achieving first graders—the students who are not catching on to the complex set of concepts that make reading and writing possible.
Individual students receive a half-hour lesson each school day for 12 to 20 weeks with a specially trained Reading Recovery teacher. As soon as students can meet grade-level expectations and demonstrate that they can continue to work independently in the classroom, their lessons are discontinued, and new students begin individual instruction.DisclaimerThis policy regulates only Web sites established by North Tonawanda CSD. Any other Web siteestablished by North Tonawanda CSD students, faculty or administrators or other personnel must not beestablished using North Tonawanda CSD facilities or equipment and such sites will not be recognized as,and may not be identified as, North Tonawanda City School District Web sites or affiliates.