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Navigating solutions to the nine most common classroom library gaps is easy. We know the demands of achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) can be a source of ongoing pressure, and we want to help. Regardless of the kind of program you’ve implemented, Scholastic Classroom Books has materials that are sure to meet your specific needs.  We can help you meet Access to Print requirements and fulfill your AYP and program goals. Our products meet the most pressing needs in classrooms today.  Click on the tabs below to find products to fill the most common gaps found in today’s classroom libraries.
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Check-in Assessments for Differentiated Lessons Check-in Assessments for Differentiated Lessons

These 30 classroom-tested mini-assessments gauge students’ background knowledge at the beginning of a lesson or evaluate what they’ve learned at the end. Highly motivating formats like Alphabet Activator and Incredible Shrinking Summary require little preparation and actively engage students, priming their brains to retain and process key information and ideas.

Differentiated Instruction for Middle School Differentiated Instruction for Middle School

Differentiated Instruction for Middle School is based on principles from literacy experts Dr. Gay Su Pinnell and Dr. Irene Fountas. This program offers a variety of authentic, leveled texts that are perfect for differentiated instruction in a variety of classroom settings.

New Essentials for Teaching Reading in PreK-2 New Essentials for Teaching Reading in PreK-2

Find out why and how to integrate the "new essentials" of reading - comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency - into primary classrooms in this easy-to-navigate, research-based book.

High Interest/Low Readability Books

Providing students with books matched to their instructional and independent reading levels accelerates their reading development and ensures that they will grow as learners. Struggling readers respond well to high-interest books with content that their on-level peers are reading but targeted to their reading levels. Classroom libraries must provide access to high-interest books containing vocabulary appropriate to students with below-level reading skills.