ISSUES BOOK

Informational Texts, Real-World Issues

Students will access issue-based informational and literary texts and have the opportunity to respond to high-interest, relevant issues with academic discussions and writing tasks. The Issues book features informational texts with domain-specific and critical academic vocabulary, content connections—as well as an Academic Glossary, Language Handbook, and Writing Handbook.

The Course A Issues book engages students with 12 authentic informational and literary texts that are relevant to students’ lives; these texts gradually increase in text complexity, spanning a range of Lexile® measures from 740L to 980L.

The Course B Issues book engages students with 12 authentic informational and literary texts that are relevant to students’ lives; these texts gradually increase in text complexity, spanning from 830L to 1270L.

The Course C Issues book engages students with eight authentic informational and literary texts that are relevant to students’ lives; these texts gradually increase in text complexity, spanning from 900L to 1450L.