Being a Reader™: Comprehensive Reading Instruction for Grades K–5

Being a Reader provides comprehensive reading instruction,
systematically developing both foundational skills and comprehension. This research-based program integrates rich literacy experiences with explicit social skills instruction and activities that foster students’ growth as responsible, caring, and collaborative people.

Download K–5 sample lessons to experience:

  • Explicit word recognition instruction that follows a systematic scope and sequence
  • Robust reading comprehension and vocabulary instruction
  • Diverse, high-quality fiction and nonfiction texts
  • Embedded professional learning
  • Targeted support for English Learners 
  • Integrated teaching of social skills to create a collaborative, respectful, and supportive learning community



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