ELA K-2 Summary of Alignment & Usability

The instructional materials for Bookworms Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 partially meet expectations of alignment. The materials meet expectations of Gateway 1 with high-quality, full length texts included that are rich and rigorous, offering students a balance of informational and literary reading over the course of the school year. Materials support students' developing literacy skills in the foundational skills, providing explicit and comprehensive support for students as they grow from learning to read to building comprehension of texts. Materials provide guidance and support for teachers to ensure targeted instruction. The materials for Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 partially meet the expectations of Gateway 2. Academic vocabulary instruction is coherent and students have many opportunities to engage with building their language. The materials include support for a progression of writing skills, a progression of focused shared research and writing projects.

ELA 3-8 Summary of Alignment & Usability

The instructional materials for Bookworms Grade 3, 4, and 5 partially meet expectations of alignment. The materials meet expectations of Gateway 1 with high-quality, full length texts included that are rich and rigorous, offering students a balance of informational and literary reading over the course of the school year. Materials support students' developing literacy skills in the foundational skills, providing explicit and comprehensive support for students as they grow from learning to read to building comprehension of texts. Materials provide guidance and support for teachers to ensure targeted instruction. The materials for Grades 3-5 partially meet the expectations of Gateway 2. Academic vocabulary instruction is coherent and students have many opportunities to engage with building their language. The materials include support for a progression of writing skills, a progression of focused shared research and writing projects.

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