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Approved Comprehensive Core Programs

Core Instruction is instruction provided to all students in the class, and it is usually guided by a comprehensive core reading program. Part of the core instruction is usually provided to the class as a whole, and part is provided during the small group, differentiated instruction period. Although instruction is differentiated by student need during the small group period, materials and lesson procedures from the core program can frequently be used to provide reteaching, or additional teaching to students according to their needs.

Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA)

Benchmark Education Company Benchmark Literacy and Benchmark Writer's Workshop and Phonics and Word Study Kits
***ELG funds may not be used for this program

StartUp, BuildUp, and SpiralUp and Word Study and Vocabulary Skill

CR Success Learning (formally know as F.A.S.T Literacy Program)

 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers
Journeys Common Core

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School
Publishers Storytown

Houghton Mifflin
Invitations to Literacy

Lexia Learning Systems, Inc.
Lexia Reading Core5

Macmillan McGraw-Hill

McGraw Hill Education
SRA Open Court Reading

Reading Wonders

Pearson Education, Inc.
Scott Foresman Reading Street

Zaner-Bloser, Inc
Superkids Reading Program

Starfall Education

Voyager Sopris Learning , Inc.
Read Well



McGraw-Hill Education

Pearson, Calle de la Lectura

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