On Our Way to English is a comprehensive English language development program designed to provide teachers with everything they need for effective instruction.
Drawing students in with each turn of the page, engaging literature serves as the backdrop of the On Our Way to English student experience. Each selection offers a wide variety of genres that empower students to master increasingly rigorous standards, while bringing an essential focus on language to each interaction with the text.
Academic Language Development
Cross-curricular topics drive instruction that grows academic language and supports grade level standards.
Predictable learning routines target and build foundational literacy skills while providing opportunities for oral language development.
Structured speaking and listening activities engage students and empower language productivity.
Proven Vocabulary Instruction
Marzano's 6-Step Vocabulary approach develops rich academic language, domain-specific vocabulary, and academic discussion strategies.
Engaging Reading Selections
Engaging, culturally relevant, and complex texts in a variety of genres motivate students to challenge themselves.
Strategic Scaffolded Support
Embedded scaffolding and online audio support combine to prompt engagement and success with complex texts.
Independent Reading Opportunities
Online leveled readers with guided instruction provide additional independent reading opportunities crafted just for English learners.
Gradual Release Model
Strategically crafted writing opportunities organically shift ownership of learning from the teacher to the student.
Practice activities in consumable books for Grades K–5 support students in building skills and monitoring their own progress.
Relevant Cross-Curricular Projects
Theme Projects and Learning Stations allow students to make real-life connections to what they are learning.
Interactive Whiteboard Activities
Interactive songs and activities get students out of their chairs and actively involved with the language.
Captivating, visually appealing online posters offer students a fun way to make connections and build academic vocabulary.
Educators who value the WIDA® Standards will find strong alignments, as well as essential connections to state standards. With On Our Way to English, a robust set of resources takes the guesswork out of creating differentiated lessons, so you can meet each learner at their optimal level.
A manageable instructional path empowers every teacher to promote growth through differentiated instruction.
Online assessment tools validate student growth to ensure a smooth transition to the core curriculum.
A blended professional learning model ensures every teacher is prepared to deliver the rigorous instruction that supports all levels of learnings in language acquisition.