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Behavior Intervention » Tier I Interventions for Low Or No Work Completion

Tier I Interventions for Low Or No Work Completion

  • Before you start, a few important points:
    *Try multiple interventions
    *Each intervention must be tried for at least 2 weeks
    *Collect and track specific data on each intervention tried and the effect of each intervention over the time it was implemented
    *After at least 6 weeks, you may consider moving to tier 2 interventions. You must submit your tier 1 data to and speak with your building administrator before moving to tier 2 as well.


    Tier I interventions for Low Or No Work Completion:
    *Click on interventions for additional information, forms, and resources
  • Alternative modes of completing assignments
  • Assign a buddy or partner
  • Break down assignment
  • Break down directions
  • Call on student frequently
  • Call on student frequently
  • Call parent or note home
  • Card Flip
  • Clear and concise directions
  • Clear, consistent, and predictable consequences
  • Color coded folders
  • Daily planner
  • Do unfinished work during recess or unstructured time
  • Encourage interaction with a more self confident student
  • Engage student
  • Explain assignment
  • Explain directions
  • Frequent home contact
  • Give choices
  • Have student repeat directions back
  • Help student start assignment
  • Helping Students With Home Work
  • Individual work space
  • Logical consequence
  • More structured routine
  • Move to a new location in the classroom
  • Natural consequences
  • Non verbal cues
  • Organize materials daily
  • Praise student frequently
  • Praise when good attitude and involvement occur
  • Provide a container for the student's belongings
  • Proximity to students
  • Reduce assignment
  • Simple reward system
  • Take away privileges