Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) is a small-group, supplementary literacy intervention for the lowest-achieving students in grades K–12.
Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI), designed by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, is a small-group, supplementary literacy intervention for the lowest-achieving students in
grades K–2. LLI can be paired with Reading Recovery, to ensure literacy success in the early years of schooling and an additional safety net for struggling readers and writers.
6-day Initial Leveled Literacy Intervention K-2 Training
4-day Ongoing Leveled Literacy Intervention K-2 Training
LLI Primary Grades K–2 is available as an on-campus 6-day course (credit or noncredit). This course is worth 3–6 graduate credits or noncredit professional development points.
Course Number: EEDUC 6161Location: Lesley University, University Hall, 2815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
LLI K–2 Summer 2016 Training Dates
LLI K–2 Fall 2016 Training Dates
During 6 days of professional development, you are introduced to this supplementary intervention system designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily small-group instruction for struggling readers and writers. Primary students in LLI participate in 30-minute, intensive lessons five days per week that combine reading, writing, and phonics/word study.
LLI for grades K–2 uses a specially-created and sequenced set of original children's books, leveled A–N. Teachers use planned lessons that enable them to do highly effective and efficient teaching, resulting in accelerated student progress.
*To participate in this training, you must be able to work with at least 1 group of 3 students, 5 days a week, for 18 weeks, as well as attend all 6 days of training.
About Costs and Discounts
Register for LLI K-2 Summer 2016Cancellations: Please cancel in writing by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive a refund, minus the $50 processing fee, you must cancel by July 26, 2016 by 5:00 pm.
Register for LLI K-2 Fall 2016Cancellations: Please cancel in writing by e-mail: email@example.com. To receive a refund, minus the $50 processing fee, you must cancel by October 3, 2016 by 5:00 pm.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on graduate credit.
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Ongoing Leveled Literacy Intervention for the Primary GradesIntensive Small-Group Intervention for Struggling Readers
4-day professional development offering for LLI teachers will help you delve deeper into the theory and practice of LLI. We will
observe and analyze LLI K-2 lessons and read and discuss chapters from
When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works, including chapters on
comprehending, writing about reading, and effective teaching for
strategic processing. You will bring reading and writing
records from their LLI students to discuss with colleagues In order to
help refine their teaching in LLI lessons.
Who Should Attend?
attend this training, you must be able to work with at least 1 group of
3 students, 5 days a week, for 18 weeks, as well as attend all 4 days
of training. This training is not offered for graduate credit.
Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Dates:All trainings held from 8:30 am–3:30 pm
Cost and Registration (LLI K-2 Ongoing):
Guided Reading Course K–2
Guided Reading Course 3–8
School Leaders Seminar
Literacy Leadership Team Institute
Literacy Coach Training (10 days)
Leveled Literacy Intervention Training (K-2)
Leveled Literacy Intervention Training (3-12)
Phonics Course K–3
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Graduate School of Education
Diane Tan, Project Manager
Kristen Mosher, Project Assistant
Heinemann Publishing can provide you with more information about Leveled Literacy Intervention for the primary and intermediate grades.