Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Early literacy intervention for preschoolers who need Tier 3 support

Description:
Phonemic awareness has been consistently identified as an essential skill for as well as an important predictor of later reading achievement. Children who lack these early literacy skills at kindergarten entry are more likely to demonstrate both short- and long-term reading difficulties. Despite the importance of providing intervention early, there is a paucity of research on Tier 3 early literacy interventions in preschool. A single-case multiple baseline across subjects design was used to examine the effects of a Tier 3 phonemic awareness intervention with preschool children who were identified as needing Tier 3 support in early literacy skills. The intervention was conducted individually with children, 5 to 10 min a day over an 8-week period. The results show gains in phonemic awareness for all children; however, the intervention was clearly more effective for some students than others. Factors that may have affected children's learning are discussed. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Country:
United States

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection.

Effects of a Tier 3 phonological awareness intervention on preschoolers' emergent literacy

Reports & Papers

Developing early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel: A scientific synthesis of early literacy development and implications for intervention

Literature Review

Executive summary: Developing early literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel: A scientific synthesis of early literacy development and implications for intervention

Executive Summary
Release: 'v1.55.0' | Built: 2024-02-23 07:59:10 EST