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Literacy Implementation Checklist/Tools


Below are the tools used by NH RESPONDS Demonstration site schools, early childhood programs, and professional development providers. For more information on the NH RESPONDS grant go to: www.education.nh.gov/nhresponds/

Literacy Implementation Checklists/Tools Word document

Checklist/Tool Name Administration
Planning and Evaluation Tool for Effective school-wide Reading Programs – Revised (PET-R)

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The PETR-R is a self -assessment tool to evaluate status of critical school-wide reading program features. This tool is used to capture ALL STAFF perceptions of the fidelity to key best practices for a school-wide reading program.

2 times the first year and annually thereafter

Completed by every school staff member

Directions for calculating, summarizing and reporting the findings (by item, by category, and overall) are provided at the end of the document.

Literacy Universal Team Checklist (LUnTCh)

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Literacy Universal Team Checklist 092709 Word document

The Literacy Universal Team Checklist (LUnTCh) contains key features of the NH RESPONDS Response to Intervention (RtI) model for Tier 1 literacy in an elementary school.

2 times the first year and annually thereafter

School Leadership Team members (and/or appropriate sub-committee members comprising a Tier 1 Literacy Team) review each item and come to agreement on the status of implementation: In place, Partially in place, Not in place.

The consensus rating from the team members is entered as the final rating to represent the status of the RtI system at a point in time.

Ratings may be summarized and reported for overall status and by category. To calculate a final score, divide the number of items marked “In Place” by 28 (the total number of items). The score should be between 0 – 100%.

Literacy Tier 2 Checklist

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Literacy Tier 2 Checklist 032510 Word document

The Literacy Tier 2 Team Checklist contains key features of the NH RESPONDS Response to Intervention (RtI) model for Tier 3 literacy in an elementary school.

2 times the first year and annually thereafter

School Leadership Team members (and/or appropriate sub-committee members comprising a Tier 2 Literacy Team) review each item and come to agreement on the status of implementation: In place, Partially in place, Not in place.

The consensus rating from the team members is entered as the final rating to represent the status of the RtI system at a point in time.

Ratings may be summarized and reported for overall status and by category. To calculate a final score, divide the number of items marked “In Place” by 47 (the total number of items). The score should be between 0 – 100%.

Literacy Tier 3 Checklist

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Literacy Tier 3 Checklist 111710 Word document

The Literacy Tier 3 Team Checklist contains key features of the NH RESPONDS Response to Intervention (RtI) model for Tier 3 literacy in an elementary school.

2 times the first year and annually thereafter

School Leadership Team members (and/or appropriate sub-committee members comprising a Tier 3 Literacy Team) review each item and come to agreement on the status of implementation: In place, Partially in place, Not in place.

The consensus rating from the team members is entered as the final rating to represent the status of the RtI system at a point in time.

Ratings may be summarized and reported for overall status and by category. To calculate a final score, divide the number of items marked “In Place” by 53 (the total number of items). The score should be between 0 – 100%.

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