ELA Resources

ELA Adopted Core Resources

Elementary, grades K-5

  • Reading, K-5: Units of Study for Teaching Reading *
  • Writing, K-5: Units of Study for Teaching Writing *
  • Writing, K-5: Step Up to Writing
  • Word Study, K-5: Words Their Way in Action *
  • Trade Books: The ELA curriculum encourages student choice and wide, diverse reading experiences connected to the curriculum.  A number of texts are used to supplement student learning.

* ELA hopes to engage in a resource allocation process SY2021-22 to better align with structured literacy best practices.

Secondary, grades 6-12

  • Writing, 6-8: Units of Study for Teaching Writing
  • Writing, 6-12: Step Up to Writing
  • 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology © 2016, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric © 2012, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide © 2011, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • Essential Literary Terms © 2016, WWNorton
  • Literature and Composition: Reading, Writing, and Thinking © 2017, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • English A: Literature Course Companion © 2012, Oxford University Press
  • Trade Books: The ELA curriculum encourages student choice and wide, diverse reading experiences connected to the curriculum.  Novels and non-fiction materials are used to supplement student learning.

ELA Supplemental Resources

  • Phonemic Awareness, K-1: Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum
  • Comprehension, Fluency, K-5: Reading A-Z
  • Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Comprehension, Structural Analysis, Fluency, K-5: Lexia Core 5
  • Word Study, Comprehension, Structural Analysis, 6-8: Lexia Power Up
  • Word Study, K-12: Orton Gillingham
  • Handwriting, K-3: Handwriting Without Tears *
  • Grammar, 6-12: NoRedInk
  • Comprehension, 6-12: Newsela