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Route to Reading: Form a Pit Crew - Schools

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Route to Reading: Form a Pit Crew - Schools

Addressing needs together promotes faster development and catches trouble spots early. See if you and families can find a solution that you both can support.

Check in with Families

Share what types of support are offered to children if they struggle to read or write.

Tell what accommodations you provide to help children read or write.

Describe how children’s language and literacy learning are supported in your system of literacy resources and support.

Explain what might happen next if children continue to struggle.

Responses should build common understanding and promote joint action between home and school.

Suggested Citation

National Center on Improving Literacy (2020). Route to Reading: Form a Pit Crew - Schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Special Education Programs, National Center on Improving Literacy. Retrieved from