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Being a Reader, K–5

Comprehensive Reading Instruction

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.

Being a Reader features:

  • 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

 Being a Reader


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