Reading Standards Support

Inspired by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, the reference points that are bolded below can enhance your reading instruction.

Apply a variety of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

  • Utilize the literature-based Vocabulary Lists Collection to improve language knowledge and comprehension with practice directly from the text.

  • Generate a word search, found on each book page, to practice word recognition.

  • Differentiate instruction and/or assess comprehension utilizing Multi-Leveled Lessons to interpret and evaluate any text.

  • Compare the text of titles with a retelling or graphic novel version, such as Hamlet.

Build understanding of text, self, and world cultures to acquire information, participate in society and the workplace, and discover personal fulfillment.

Explore resources from many periods and genres to build an understanding of the dimensions of human experience.

Develop understanding and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialects across cultures.

1. Referenced from "Standards for the English Language Arts." International Reading Association and National Council of Teachers of English,