Accelerate your students toward Common Core success with Gateways!
Gateways™ takes into account both sound research-based teaching methods and the real-life needs and abilities of students.
Literature and Informational Text
Well-known fiction and nonfiction texts offer a range of reading levels, increasing in text complexity as students move through the program.
Foundational Skill Instruction
A reliable lesson plan offers predictable routines, with Building Word Study Skills sections focusing on phonological awareness or phonics and Practicing Fluency sections throughout the program.
Listening and Speaking
Structured Student Interaction sections to spark collaborative discussions on a variety of topics and texts and embedded questions encourage students to support their statements with evidence.
The only program where students produce 12 complete writing compositions and on-demand pieces and include six Purpose lessons in each chapter incorporate prewriting, drafting, editing, revising, and research report writing in level 4.
Conventions of English sections address specific grammar skills and Developing Vocabulary sections attend to Vocabulary Acquisition and Use.
Common Core State Standards Correlation
The Gateways curriculum is designed to ensure student mastery of Reading/Language Arts content standards. All standards, strategies, and skills were carefully correlated by grade and built into the appropriate levels of the program. This detailed correlation spans across state Reading standards, Writing standards, Written and Oral English Language Conventions standards, and Listening and Speaking standards.
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