Tier 2 - Supplemental Instruction

Tier 2:  Supplemental Instruction


Group Size

Frequency & Time




When does it end?

Students are not responding to core instruction.  Formal, targeted interventions are needed.  Supplemental instruction is in addition to core instruction and occurs in the classroom.


After-school Math Academy and Summer Math and Reading Academy are also considered Tier 2 interventions.

Small Group

2 – 3 x per week


20 – 30 minutes



Monitor progress every week or bi-weekly.

Fill out a Tier 2 plan.


Use the Tier 2 plan form to log interventions and progress monitoring data.

Continue for 6 – 8 weeks.


If the student is making progress, continue Tier 2 or return to Tier 1.


If the student is not making progress, meet with Data Coaches to revise Tier 2 plan and/or refer to Tier 3.

Before Moving to Tier 3:

·       Review student file / history.

·       Schedule a meeting with Literacy/Math Data Coaches and Special Ed. Teacher to develop Tier 3 plan.

·      Contact home and share progress monitoring data.

Carey Johnson,
Aug 21, 2014, 10:32 AM
Carey Johnson,
Aug 21, 2014, 10:32 AM