Literacy Instruction

Scholastic Education provides a wide range of literacy solutions for the classroom: whole class instruction with print and digital materials, small group instruction for guided reading and student book clubs, and independent reading.

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Whole Class Solutions

Grades K-6


Scholastic Literacy™


Scholastic Literacy is a comprehensive K-6 program offering whole-class, small-group, and independent learning instruction with authentic and culturally relevant literature, integrated writing, and digital resources. Our goal is to ensure that students develop the skills they need to be lifelong independent thinkers, readers, and writers.


Grades PreK


NEW PreK On My Way™


Learning That Lasts A Lifetime
In English or Spanish
A comprehensive, program that welcomes every child into the classroom, celebrating their strengths as they take the next step on their learning adventure! Developed in partnership with leading researchers at the Children’s Learning Institute, the Yale Child Study Center, and the Erikson Math Institute, this program supports children’s development in Literacy, Language, Math, and all domains of learning.


GRADES K-5


Lit League


Litleague is an exciting expanded learning solution for young readers and writers. Each Lesson is built based on authentic Scholastic trade books and three core pillars of teaching and learning: essential literacy skills, social-emotional, learning, and engagement.


GRADES K-8


Comprehension Clubs


Students engage with a mix of authentic fiction and informational texts that builds academic vocabulary.


GRADES K-5


Conventions and Craft


A Full Year of Literature-Based Micro-Workshops to Build Essential Understandings for Grammar, Sentence Structure & Word Study.


GRADES K-6


Next Step Guided Reading Assessment


The first guided reading system designed from the ground up to meet today’s standards.


Grades PreK-8


LitCamp®


LitCamp and LitCamp en español are breakthrough literacy programs that combine innovative lessons with an engaging and interactive summer camp approach. Students will make reading, writing, and social-emotional gains that they'll carry back to school in the fall.


GRADE K-6


The Ultimate Read-Aloud Resource Collection


Award-winning children's author and acclaimed educator Lester L. Laminack provides guidelines, lessons, and resources for making every read-aloud experience intentional and instructional to engage students in deep thinking about fiction and nonfiction books.


GRADES PREK-3


BookFlix®


BookFlix strengthens early literacy skills while creating a natural springboard to dive deep into real-world concepts. With more than 140 animated stories paired with authentic nonfiction ebooks, BookFlix is perfect for use as an independent-learning resource, for small-group classroom rotations, and for adding excitement to Storytime or group-reading activities. Includes more than 35 Spanish translations.


GRADES PREK-3


Watch & Learn Library™


Watch & Learn is a wonderful video library created just for kids! Hundreds of curriculum-aligned videos build learning excitement and launch new lessons of discovery. The simple navigation not only saves teachers time, it makes teaching with real-world footage simple and fun! Available in English and Spanish!



Rising Voices Library


The Rising Voices Library, created with David C. Banks, provides students with high-interest, culturally relevant texts that give context to what they’re experiencing in the world around them.


GRADES K-5


Byron Garrett Social-Emotional Learning Collection


The Byron V. Garrett Social-Emotional Learning Collection is inspired by Garrett's best-selling book, The ABCs of Life. Created to foster social and emotional learning, this inspiring collection is a powerful and timely resource for today's classroom.

Small Group Solutions

GRADE PREK-6


RISE™


Jan Richardson, Ph.D., and Ellen Lewis, M.Ed., have recast Richardson’s proven Next Step Forward guided reading framework as a powerful, short-term intervention. Scholastic RISE provides targeted, small-group instruction in reading comprehension, word study and phonics, and guided writing.


GRADE PREK-6


Scholastic EDGE™


Age-appropriate texts and innovative teaching materials to engage striving readers 6-24 months below grade level. Developed with literacy expert Adria Klein, Ph.D.


GRADES K-6


Guided Reading Programs


High-quality leveled texts and instruction to help all students become strategic and independent readers who love to read.


GRADES K-6


Leveled Bookroom 5


Leveled bookroom is a complete solution that combines research-based instruction and digital management with more than 1,000 engaging authentic titles and Short Reads to differentiate instruction for every student.


GRADES K-6


Guided Reading Short Reads


Unique, Complex texts that offer the opportunity for close reading of engaging content in fiction, nonfiction, Spanish and digital formats


Grades K-6


Guided Reading Short Reads Digital Fiction


Guided Reading Short Reads Digital Fiction enables students and teachers to use interactive features within texts to enhance and optimize small group instruction. It gives students the opportunity for close reading, focusing on the text at a sentence and paragraph level-sustained across a short passage.


GRADES K-6


Guided Reading en español, 2nd Edition


Guided Reading en español, 2nd Edition, engages students with culturally relevant Spanish texts, building confidence and fostering a love of reading. Robust bilingual instructional resources help teachers support English learners and students in dual-language classrooms during small-group instruction.


GRADES K-6


Guided Reading Lecturas Cortas


Guided Reading Lecturas Cortas is an essential addition to today’s diverse classroom that provides Spanish-speaking students with opportunities for close, critical reading. These rich Spanish-language texts provide students with opportunities to acquire content-area knowledge and build rich domain-specific vocabulary across content areas.


GRADES PREK-2


Scholastic Phonics Readers


Scholastic Phonics Readers are a fun and engaging way for children to apply their developing phonics skills while reading short, enjoyable stories. These texts provide children with early reading access through independent, sound-controlled reading materials and systematic phonics instruction.

Independent Reading Solutions


Scholastic Classroom Libraries


Research shows that independent reading is the single largest predictor of academic success. Scholastic Classroom Libraries provide evidence-based independent reading strategies that diverse classrooms need as a framework for increasing engagement.



Ready-To-Go Classroom Libraries


Our best-selling Ready-To-Go Classroom Library Collection offers outstanding trade books that provide variety and engagement to meet your students" individual needs and interests. A convenient, cost-effective way to build a complete classroom library from the ground up.


GRADES K-6


The 7 Strengths Spanish Libraries


The 7 Strengths Libraries foster independence by offering a range of literature that students can connect with both emotionally and intellectually. Now available in both English and Spanish, these social-emotional learning libraries provide students with high-interest, authentic texts written with rich language that inspires students to become engaged and reflective independent readers.


Grades K-8


Scholastic Literacy Pro®


Independent Reading tool designed to empower students to take ownership of their reading through choice, goal setting, eBooks, assessments, and supports for online and offline reading.


GRADES K–2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, Ooka Island teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GRADES K-5


Scholastic W.O.R.D.™


A new, research-based, independent vocabulary and word study program that deepens comprehension by teaching the 2,500 word families that make up 90% of all text.

Integrated Reading & Writing

GRADES K-8


Traits Writing™


Day-by-day, week-by-week plan to create great writers and writing teachers. Assessments and scoring guides help teachers evaluate all students.


GRADES K-5


Trait Crate® Plus


Writing lessons and extension activities that help students prewrite, draft, and learn the skills to edit and revise their writing.


GRADES K-5


Conventions and Craft


A Full Year of Literature-Based Micro-Workshops to Build Essential Understandings for Grammar, Sentence Structure & Word Study.

Digital Solutions

Grades K-8


Scholastic Literacy Pro®


Instructional and independent program with over 2,500 ebooks – empowering students to take ownership of their reading while providing educators with real-time data, and resources to support instruction.


GRADES K–2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, F.I.R.S.T. teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GRADES K-5


Scholastic W.O.R.D.™


Developed with Dr. Elfrieda Hiebert, W.O.R.D. is a game-based vocabulary and word knowledge program that deepens comprehension by teaching the 2,500 word families that make up 90% of all text.


Grades K-6


Guided Reading Short Reads Digital Fiction


Guided Reading Short Reads Digital Fiction enables students and teachers to use interactive features within texts to enhance and optimize small group instruction. It gives students the opportunity for close reading, focusing on the text at a sentence and paragraph level-sustained across a short passage.


 


Scholastic Classroom Magazines


Scholastic Magazines launch students on incredible learning journeys through authentic nonfiction stories and dynamic digital resources that inspire them to explore their world.


GRADES PREK-3


Watch & Learn Library™


Watch & Learn is a wonderful video library created just for kids! Hundreds of curriculum-aligned videos build learning excitement and launch new lessons of discovery. The simple navigation not only saves teachers time, it makes teaching with real-world footage simple and fun! Available in English and Spanish!


GRADES K-5


Core Clicks®


Core Clicks is nonfiction, close reading program that can be used with whole classes, small groups, or individual students.


GRADES PREK-3


BookFlix®


Strengthen early literacy skills and expose young learners to real world concepts with a digital resource that pairs more than 130 animated stories with nonfiction eBooks.


GRADES PRE-K-8


Storia® School Edition


A unique eReading experience designed to inspire a love of reading. Offers access to thousands of eBooks for independent and small group reading practice.

Early Learning

Grades PreK


NEW PreK On My Way™


Learning That Lasts A Lifetime
In English or Spanish
A comprehensive, program that welcomes every child into the classroom, celebrating their strengths as they take the next step on their learning adventure! Developed in partnership with leading researchers at the Children’s Learning Institute, the Yale Child Study Center, and the Erikson Math Institute, this program supports children’s development in Literacy, Language, Math, and all domains of learning.


Grades PreK-2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, Ooka Island teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GradeS PreK-K


Cozy Corner™


Help create a positive classroom environment with high-quality learning experiences that build students’ language, literacy and social-emotional skills in a developmentally appropriate way using engaging stories to prepares students be school-ready!


GRADE PREK


Scholastic EDGE™ for PreK


This one-of-a-kind resource was specifically designed to support young children as they become confident and enthusiastic readers! Through guided small-group explorations your youngest readers will develop key foundational literacy skills.


GRADE PREK


Scholastic Early Learning Libraries


Engage young children and develop early literacy skills with the best books! These libraries will enhance your theme-based curriculum with Read-Aloud Guides and high-quality books.


Grades PreK-3


BookFlix®


With over 130 animated stories from Bookflix paired with best-selling nonfiction Scholastic ebooks, Bookflix’s fiction and nonfiction pairings strengthen early literacy skills!


GRADES PREK-K


Scholastic School Readiness Kit


Scholastic and the Valley of the Sun United Way have partnered together to facilitate powerful school-to-home connections. Introducing School Readiness Kits - designed to help students be successful in kindergarten and throughout their education!


GRADES PREK-3


Watch & Learn Library™


Watch & Learn is a wonderful video library created just for kids! Hundreds of curriculum-aligned videos build learning excitement and launch new lessons of discovery. The simple navigation not only saves teachers time, it makes teaching with real-world footage simple and fun! Available in English and Spanish!


GRADES PREK-3


Wiley Blevins, Teaching Phonics and Teaching the Alphabet


Teaching Phonics is a research-based resource with the comprehensiveness to stand in as a formal phonics program and the flexibility to augment any curriculum.
Teaching the Alphabet contains a wealth of print and digital resources for teaching the basic alphabet-recognition and decoding skills children need to understand how our written system of English works.

Summer & Extended Learning

GRADES PREK-12


My Books Summer


A series of take-home packs that reflect the interests and reading levels of each student and equip them with engaging books along with activities to ensure that they stay on track for success.


Grades PreK-9


LitCamp®


Combines innovative, research-based reading and writing lessons with an engaging and interactive summer camp approach.


PREK-8


Scholastic Powered by BELL


A complete evidence-based solution that makes it easier for districts to design & deliver new high-quality summer programs or to enhance existing ones.


Grades PreK-4


LitCamp® en español


Provides a joyous and interactive framework for Spanish language fluency where students embrace the richness of their native language.


GRADES K-5


Lit League


Litleague is an exciting expanded learning solution for young readers and writers. Each Lesson is built based on authentic Scholastic trade books and three core pillars of teaching and learning: essential literacy skills, social-emotional, learning, and engagement.


GRADES PREK-5


Scholastic Literacy Events Summer Reading


A series of interactive events and activity kits designed to help schools build partnerships with families to strengthen the home-school connection.


Grades K-8


Scholastic Literacy Pro®


Independent Reading tool designed to empower students to take ownership of their reading through choice, goal setting, eBooks, assessments, and supports for online and offline reading.


GRADES K–2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, Ooka Island teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GRADES K-5


Scholastic W.O.R.D.™


A new, research-based, independent vocabulary and word study program that deepens comprehension by teaching the 2,500 word families that make up 90% of all text.

Intervention

GRADE PREK-6


RISE™


Jan Richardson, Ph.D., and Ellen Lewis, M.Ed., have recast Richardson’s proven Next Step Forward guided reading framework as a powerful, short-term intervention. Scholastic RISE provides targeted, small-group instruction in reading comprehension, word study and phonics, and guided writing.


GRADE PREK-6


Scholastic EDGE™


Age-appropriate texts and innovative teaching materials to engage striving readers 6-24 months below grade level. Developed with literacy expert Adria Klein, Ph.D.


GRADE PREK-6


Professional Books


Books to help students can gain the confidence, proficiency, and skills they need to excel as readers and exit intervention!

Spanish & Bilingual

GRADES K-6


Guided Reading en español, 2nd Edition


Guided Reading en español, 2nd Edition, engages students with culturally relevant Spanish texts, building confidence and fostering a love of reading. Robust bilingual instructional resources help teachers support English learners and students in dual-language classrooms during small-group instruction.


GRADES K-6


The 7 Strengths Spanish Libraries


The 7 Strengths Libraries foster independence by offering a range of literature that students can connect with both emotionally and intellectually. Now available in both English and Spanish, these social-emotional learning libraries provide students with high-interest, authentic texts written with rich language that inspires students to become engaged and reflective independent readers.


Grades K-8


Scholastic Literacy Pro®


Scholastic Literacy Pro motivates students to read voluminously with choice and access to more than 2,500 engaging authentic ebooks, 300 of which are in Spanish. Every Spanish language ebook has text-based quizzes in Spanish and some have natural-voice audio in Spanish.


GRADES K-6


Guided Reading Lecturas Cortas


Guided Reading Lecturas Cortas is an essential addition to today’s diverse classroom that provides Spanish-speaking students with opportunities for close, critical reading. These rich Spanish-language texts provide students with opportunities to acquire content-area knowledge and build rich domain-specific vocabulary across content areas.


GRADE K-4


LitCamp® en español


LitCamp en español reverses the summer slide by providing a joyous, fun, and interactive framework for Spanish language fluency. Students engage with a variety of authentic Spanish and bilingual texts while celebrating their motivation, curiosity, and confidence.


GRADES PREK-12


My Books Summer


My Books Summer, available in English and Spanish, is a series of high-interest take-home packs that keep children reading when the school year ends. These books reflect the interests and reading levels of each student and are paired with activities to ensure that they stay on track for success.


GRADES PREK-6


Bilingual & Spanish Collections


Bilingual & Spanish Collections address a variety of needs for beginning through intermediate readers. Whether you are looking for board books, character studies, fairy tales, or informational texts, our collections provide students in dual language classrooms with a variety of titles to choose from.


GRADES PREK-3


Watch & Learn Library™


Watch & Learn is a wonderful video library created just for kids! Hundreds of curriculum-aligned videos build learning excitement and launch new lessons of discovery. The simple navigation not only saves teachers time, it makes teaching with real-world footage simple and fun! Available in English and Spanish!


GRADES PREK-3


BookFlix®


BookFlix strengthens early literacy skills while creating a natural springboard to dive deep into real-world concepts. With more than 140 animated stories paired with authentic nonfiction ebooks, BookFlix is perfect for use as an independent-learning resource, for small-group classroom rotations, and for adding excitement to Storytime or group-reading activities. Includes more than 35 Spanish translations.

Phonics Programs

GRADES K–2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, Ooka Island teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GRADES PREK-2


Scholastic Phonics Readers


Scholastic Phonics Readers are a fun and engaging way for children to apply their developing phonics skills while reading short, enjoyable stories. These texts provide children with early reading access through independent, sound-controlled reading materials and systematic phonics instruction.


GRADES K-8


The Next Step Forward in Word Study and Phonics


Guided reading experts, Jan Richardson and Michéle Dufresne, provide teachers with clear, concise, and practical instructions and resources for planning and teaching developmentally appropriate word study and phonics lessons. Learn how students solve words, how to assess what students know and need to learn next, and what sequence, materials, and activities to use to help students become proficient word solvers and independent readers.


GRADES PREK-3


Wiley Blevins, Teaching Phonics and Teaching the Alphabet


Teaching Phonics is a research-based resource with the comprehensiveness to stand in as a formal phonics program and the flexibility to augment any curriculum.
Teaching the Alphabet contains a wealth of print and digital resources for teaching the basic alphabet-recognition and decoding skills children need to understand how our written system of English works.


GRADES K-8


Rime Magic


Rime Magic is a word-recognition resource that's changing the lives of readers across the country. They learn to see the natural segmentation patterns of the written word-and “crack the code”-using their ability to hear onsets and rimes to make letter-sound correspondences. With practice, students pick up the pace and the rime jumps out at them as they read. Confidence soars and word recognition becomes more and more automatic, leading to enhanced comprehension and fluency.


GRADE PREK-6


RISE™


Jan Richardson, Ph.D., and Ellen Lewis, M.Ed., have recast Richardson’s proven Next Step Forward guided reading framework as a powerful, short-term intervention. Scholastic RISE provides targeted, small-group instruction in reading comprehension, word study and phonics, and guided writing.

Science of Reading Programs

Grades PreK


NEW PreK On My Way™


Learning That Lasts A Lifetime
In English or Spanish
A comprehensive, program that welcomes every child into the classroom, celebrating their strengths as they take the next step on their learning adventure! Developed in partnership with leading researchers at the Children’s Learning Institute, the Yale Child Study Center, and the Erikson Math Institute, this program supports children’s development in Literacy, Language, Math, and all domains of learning.


GRADES K–2


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T.™


Scholastic F.I.R.S.T. an Adventure on Ooka Island prepares students to hear, identify and manipulate each sound effortlessly, so that brain energy focuses on comprehension. Leading with phonemic awareness, Ooka Island teaches the five foundational skills in a highly-adaptive, personalized path through 6,695 micro-actions leading to reading proficiency.


GRADES K-5


Scholastic W.O.R.D.™


A new, research-based, independent vocabulary and word study program that deepens comprehension by teaching the 2,500 word families that make up 90% of all text.


GRADES PREK-2


Scholastic Phonics Readers


Scholastic Phonics Readers are a fun and engaging way for children to apply their developing phonics skills while reading short, enjoyable stories. These texts provide children with early reading access through independent, sound-controlled reading materials and systematic phonics instruction.


PREK-8


Scholastic Powered by BELL


A complete evidence-based solution that makes it easier for districts to design & deliver new high-quality summer programs or to enhance existing ones.


Grades K-6


Scholastic Literacy™


Scholastic Literacy is a comprehensive K-6 program offering whole-class, small-group, and independent learning instruction with authentic and culturally relevant literature, integrated writing, and digital resources. Our goal is to ensure that students develop the skills they need to be lifelong independent thinkers, readers, and writers.


Grades K-8


Scholastic Literacy Pro®


Independent Reading tool designed to empower students to take ownership of their reading through choice, goal setting, eBooks, assessments, and supports for online and offline reading.


GRADES PREK-3


Teaching Phonics


Teaching Phonics is a research-based resource with the comprehensiveness to stand in as a formal phonics program and the flexibility to augment any curriculum.


Grades PreK-K


Teaching the Alphabet


Teaching the Alphabet contains resources for teaching the basic alphabet-recognition and decoding skills children need to understand how our written system of English works.

Family & Community Engagement

Grades PreK-K


Family Book Bundles


Curated by Head Start providers from across the country, this new resource is designed to promote children's early literacy development and help families build their own home libraries. The books support whole-child learning and foster a love for reading from birth.


Grades PreSchool-2


Read and Rise®


Read and Rise provides a uniquely comprehensive and effective literacy model that engages and connects families, schools, and communities to create literacy-rich environments that yield positive outcomes for children.


Grade PreK


Engaging Families in Literacy Development


The Engaging Families in Children’s Literacy Development: A Complete Workshop Series prepares literacy educators to lead a series of five 90-minute sessions that use videos and hands-on activities to demonstrate easy, practical ways for families to read, write, draw, and talk with children.


Grades PreK-K


Scholastic School Readiness Kit


Scholastic and the Valley of the Sun United Way have partnered together to facilitate powerful school-to-home connections. Introducing School Readiness Kits - designed to help students be successful in kindergarten and throughout their education!


Grades PreK-3


My Books Everyday


My Books Every Day is a collection of diverse titles and hands-on activity sets that reinforce learning skills, build home libraries, and encourage year-round independent reading. With this set, teachers can help families create literacy-rich environments at home with engaging tools and resources.


Grades K-5


LitLeague™


LitLeague is an exciting expanded learning solution for young readers and writers. Each lesson is build based on authentic Scholastic Trade books and three core pillars of teaching: essential literacy skills, social-emotional learning, and engagement.


GRADES K-5


Scholastic Literacy Events


Scholastic Literacy Events builds literacy in school, at home, and around the community by providing strategies, practices, and activities that maximize student success in school.


Grades 1-4


BrainStorm


BrainStorm provides one-on-one mentoring opportunities to help build literacy. Using highinterest topics, fully guided activity books, and constructive mentor-peer relationships, BrainStorm encourages children to actively engage in— and build a lifelong love of—reading.


Grades PreK-7


Scholastic R.E.A.L.®


Scholastic R.E.A.L. is a powerful program designed to motivate reading mentors and inspire students. R.E.A.L. mentors share their love of great books by reading aloud in Grades PreK–7 classrooms for an hour each month.

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