In tier 1 intervention, instruction for all students occurs in whole-class, small group and individual settings.
• The teacher knows his or her students, has developed positive relationships with them and created a supportive, nurturing environment that celebrates each student’s uniqueness.
• The teacher utilizes ongoing, authentic formative and summative assessment and the Saskatchewan curriculum to determine the needs of the student and differentiate within the instructional approaches.
• The teacher provides instruction designed to meet the specific needs of students in the classroom.
• The teacher uses the four high impact instructional approaches: modelled reading, shared reading, scaffolded/guided reading and independent reading.