Summer Reading & Writing Intervention

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REWARDS® Writing provides direct instruction and focused practice that helps build essential writing skills for students in grades 5–12. The easy-to-follow, systematic, explicit instructional model features 75 lessons teaching critical sentence writing skills, including sentence fluency, word choice, and sentence revising strategies while giving valuable practice in writing.

The program can be used in conjunction with any language arts or writing program. REWARDS Writing:

  • Teaches essential writing skills that can be applied in all content areas
  • Helps students sharpen word choice to improve writing
  • Provides strategies for sentence refinement to expand ideas to increase quality, variety, and clarity of writing
  • Teaches students how to combine ideas to create varied and complex texts
  • Helps students learn systematic editing strategies to make paragraph writing more effective

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REWARDS Writing Sentence Refinement Student Book _152581

REWARDS Plus: Science and Social Studies

REWARDS® Plus is designed for struggling readers in middle and high school. The research-based strategies from REWARDS® Intermediate and REWARDS® Secondary are expanded to cement skills and increase transfer to reading informational text. REWARDS Plus:

  • Ensures transference of REWARDS word-attack strategies to social studies and science texts
  • Provides extra practice and builds students’ stamina and automaticity in content-area classes
  • Helps students learn to interpret and read advanced infographics, maps, and timelines
  • Deepens reading comprehension through close reading of informational text
  • Builds content-specific vocabulary
  • Builds expository writing skills through short answer, summary, and extended response writing 

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Training and Support Services

We are committed to a long-term partnership with every district that implements our solutions. Each implementation support plan is individually crafted with school and/or district administrators to meet specific needs, including making explicit connections to state standards and/or the CCSS. Districts can choose from a menu of training and support options including in-person, online, or a combination of both.

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