Instructional Sequence

Gradual Release of Responsibility

Explorations: The Intervention Solution provides teachers with a model
of effective instruction integrated within the daily lesson format. This
structured routine provides students with opportunities to acquire
literacy strategies through assisted instruction with a teacher and a
peer before using the strategy independently. The instructional design
of each Topic Unit includes a 3 stage framework as follows:

Model the Strategy Flow

This carefully designed lesson sequence promotes active
engagement and achievement by teaching students how to
build content knowledge and deepen their comprehension.
Each stage of the instructional sequence provides a different
short complex text for students to read, collaborate, and
discuss the unit’s concept and essential question.