In the Literacy by Design classroom, you’ll find whole class interaction followed by targeted small group instruction, intent listening followed by inquiry, and shared connections followed by independent focus. In this comprehensive, balanced literacy core curriculum, you’ll find all the tools needed to inspire your students through the art of active literacy.
The concise, consistent framework of Literacy by Design provides teachers with easy-to-follow, research-based instruction and a gradual release of responsibility model to empower students.
Fully correlated to the Common Core State Standards, this innovative program addresses the demands of comprehensive language arts instruction with the following features: an integrated reading and writing instructional path utilizing the workshop model, literacy skills linked to standards-based science and social studies content, comprehension instruction through a gradual-release of responsibility model, and 21st-century technology for the entire teaching and learning community. Placement tests, progress monitoring tools, and benchmark evaluations for comprehensive assessment round out the program to meet all your instructional needs.
Teacher and student resources are available in print, online, and through mobile applications to encourage active literacy in the classroom and beyond.