Curriculum Evaluation Guidelines (The Reading League)


When reviewing curricula for Tier I instruction, it is essential to ensure they do not include instructional practices that are not aligned with the scientific evidence base of how children learn to read.

The Curriculum Evaluation Guidelines are designed to highlight any non-aligned practices, or “red flags,” that may be present in the areas of:

  • Word Recognition
  • Language Comprehension
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Assessment


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Literacy