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English Language Arts

Little Egg Harbor School District
English Language Arts Curriculum      

Fundations® (Grades K-3)

Fundations® utilizes a structured literacy approach grounded in the science of reading to make learning to read fun while laying the groundwork for lifelong literacy. The program’s research-based approach and extensive materials allow K–3 teachers to confidently present a carefully structured reading, spelling, and handwriting curriculum using engaging, multisensory techniques. Fundations is aligned with the science of reading and guides teachers to provide effective instructional practices.

Fundations Curriculum Guides

Schoolwide Curriculum (Grades K-6)

Balanced Literacy incorporates all reading approaches, realizing students need to use multiple strategies to become proficient readers. Balanced literacy combines phonemic awareness, phonics, word study, vocabulary, and reading comprehension strategies. It provides and cultivates the skills of reading, writing, thinking, speaking and listening for all students.

A Balanced Literacy Program includes:

  • Modeled Reading (Reading Aloud)
  • Shared Reading
  • Guided Reading
  • Independent Reading

English Language Arts (ELA) Curriculum Guides: