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Intervention Resources

For the latest intervention resources from Region 4, see the links below.  For more information about these resources, or to set up customized professional development, contact






ctd-groupClosing the Distance: Mathematics

Closing the Distance, Mathematics is a data-driven intervention resource for teachers of students who may be within a few questions of meeting STAAR® standards and require additional support to close the performance gap. Closing the Distance includes ten student-centered 5E lessons. Each lesson includes a pre-assessment, instructional activities, options for small-group intervention settings, a summative assessment, and a tool to guide student self-assessment and feedback. The teacher edition is accessible in print form. Reproducible masters are accessible in digital form. 


Teacher Edition: $50 per grade level / Student Edition: $350 per grade level. Student editions provide all student activity pages and are sold in sets of 30.


ORDER ONLINE (by grade-level using the links below)


Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
  • Teacher Edition
  • Student Edition
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
  • Teacher Edition
  • Student Edition
Grade 8
Algebra 1


acc-intervention-cover-mixAccelerated Intervention, Algebra I
Each module in this high school intervention series features a different focus and four lessons, with the final lesson serving as a cumulative lesson that connects the content of the previous lessons to support students as they put together pieces of understanding. 



  • Module 1: Functions and Their Representations (Sample)
  • Module 2: Describing Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Functions (Sample)
  • Module 3: Describing and Graphing Linear Functions and Equations (Sample)
  • Module 4: Writing and Solving Equations and Inequalities  (Sample)

The Accelerated Intervention Algebra I series teacher edition includes teacher lesson notes and answer keys, activities to engage students as they rethink their misconceptions and deepen their understanding, focused skills practice for each lesson, and a CD containing activity masters and student pages. The student edition provides all student activity pages and is sold in sets of 30. Teacher Edition: $25 per module. Student Edition: $120 per module.



See the complete list of Mathematics resources on the Region 4 Store.



Accelerated Curriculum Series



Targeted Reading Instruction (TRI) for Kindergarten is a research-based, small-group reading program for kindergarten students, addressing phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and comprehension. This program includes multisensory literacy activities, and progress monitoring tools for effective small-group instruction. TRI is the perfect complement to any existing kindergarten reading program; and is also a suitable Tier II or Tier III intervention. ORDER ONLINE


accelerated-curriculum-rla-grade-2-cover-501-1257Grade 1
Targeted Reading Intervention for First Grade is a six-week program for students who are identified as needing additional support in learning to read. The resource features twenty-one high-interest emergent readers, multisensory activities, and other materials for small-group instruction. ORDER ONLINE


Grade 2

Accelerated Reading Curriculum for Struggling Second Graders is designed to accelerate the learning of students who are struggling with their reading. The resource contains student books, and intervention activities. ORDER ONLINE



accelerated-curriculum-gr-5-cover-501-1797-smallGrades 3-8

Accelerated Curriculum for Struggling Readers Series (Grades 3-8) provides a comprehensive instructional program to accelerate students who are at-risk of failure or who need additional literacy support. Research confirms a significant boost in student performance after receiving instruction using this program. Attention to specific instructional components effectively transitions struggling readers to actively-engaged students who can read and comprehend text independently, promoting word-recognition strategies, vocabulary development, and reading fluency.  ORDER ONLINE



Accelerated Curriculum - Also Available in Spanish for Grades 2, 3, and 5

A six-week curriculum designed to accelerate the learning of Spanish-speaking students who are struggling with their reading. Each grade level curriculum contains teacher-ready lessons, student books, and intervention activities.  ORDER ONLINE



Each STELLAR volume consists of four units that incorporate thematically linked, multigenre texts that encourage inquiry, discussion, and ongoing reflection. STELLAR is carefully crafted to provide big-picture ideas in the form of essential unit questions, thematically paired passages, and assessments based on these passages.


There are five strands of instructional skills outlined in the TEKS: reading, writing, oral and written conventions, research, and listening and speaking. Additionally, the assessments measure a student’s level of performance on clearly defined Texas standards, objectives, and skills. $50 per grade level. 






pathways-to-reading-comprehension-cover-501-1841Pathways to Reading Comprehension

Zero in on how to develop your students’ reading skills
The Pathways to Reading Comprehension guide provides instructional targets in the areas of phonological awareness, word analysis, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This guide features a continuum on the development of each skill, which provides guidance on where to begin instruction and how to build toward effective reading comprehension. Sold in sets of 5.


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Are you looking for resources in Spanish?



See the complete list of Reading and Writing resources on the Region 4 Store.





staar-review-to-go-5--8-bio0imageSTAAR Review to Go, Volumes 1 and 2

Address specific TEKS standards historically proven to be the most challenging

All activities are TEKS-based and may be used to enrich Tier I instruction or as a review at the rigor outlined by the TEKS. Each activity fits into a file folder, making them convenient for use on demand in small intervention groups, stations, or review sessions. $75 per grade level. Digital access to the entire resource is available with purchase.


Each STAAR Review to Go item includes the following: 

  • Key questions to help students focus on the topic
  • Student tasks to engage learners
  • Literacy components to promote processing and real-world connections
  • STAAR-format assessment items for practice


* NEW - Now available in Spanish for Grade 5, Volume 1 and 2!




To download a free sample, click the grade level below:


Volume 1

Grade 5       

Grade 8        Biology


Volume 2

Grade 5       

Grade 8        Biology   


Supporting STAAR Achievement in Science - CoverSupporting STAAR Achievement in Science

Close the STAAR testing gap, reach a wide range of students, and promote greater retention using the 5E method


This collection of 5E-based activities addresses the science readiness standards, which are reinforced by the supporting standards, underlying processes and tools, and the English Language Proficiency Standards. Tier I differentiated activities help identify where students are and support student progress toward success on STAAR.


For details about Supporting STAAR Achievement in Science, contact Free sample downloads, and purchasing information available using the links below.


Supporting STAAR Achievement in Science






wutss-part-2-cover-461-1857-smallwutss-part-1-cover-461-1856-smallWarm Up to Social Studies: American History—Now Available!

100 classroom-ready engagement activities for immediate student involvement

Warm Up to Social Studies incorporates instructional strategies that focus on the teacher's ability to set high expectations for students, activate prior knowledge, provide feedback that reinforces learning, and allow for recognition of effort. In this type of learning environment, students have the opportunity to identify similarities and differences, summarize information, practice problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, and interpret nonlinguistic stimuli. $50 per part, $80 per bundle.


Download a free sample by clicking on the links below:





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