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Reading Instruction, Grades K–6

Based in the science of reading, Collaborative Classroom’s approach to teaching reading acknowledges that foundational skills and making meaning go hand-in-hand, and must be taught in a supportive reading community where students feel safe to learn and share.

Reading Programs

Being a Reader, K–2

A comprehensive reading program for grades K–2, Being a Reader incorporates systematic, sequential foundational skills instruction with rigorous comprehension work. It includes fully articulated lessons that support teachers in facilitating whole-class and small-group instruction and independent work, and robust student-teacher conferences.

Being a Reader can be implemented as powerful, stand-alone Tier 1 instruction for grades K–2 or used as a seamlessly integrated module in our comprehensive K–6 English Language Arts curriculum, Collaborative Literacy.

Designed to ensure that all students become fluent, thoughtful, and fully engaged readers, Being a Reader supports students in mastering foundational skills and building comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, independent reading stamina, and social skills.

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Making Meaning, 3–6

The Making Meaning program provides research-based, whole-class reading comprehension and vocabulary instruction, using increasingly complex texts across a wide range of genres. The program also offers complete support for daily independent reading and regular student-teacher conferences.

Lessons integrate academics with social skill development, creating an environment in which students learn to collaborate, agree and disagree respectfully, and take responsibility for their own learning.

Making Meaning can be implemented as stand-alone Tier 1 reading comprehension and vocabulary instruction for grades 3–6 or used as an integrated module in our comprehensive K–6 English Language Arts curriculum, Collaborative Literacy.

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Sample lessons:

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Collaborative Classroom Book Clubs, 3–6 

Small-group instruction for grades 3–6 is provided by Collaborative Classroom Book Clubs. This program utilizes best practices for small-group reading with both teacher-led lessons and foundational instruction for creating and sustaining student-led book clubs.

All lessons are designed around generating independent thinking, deepening conversations, and developing the social skills that facilitate small-group interactions.

Book Clubs can be implemented as stand-alone small-group reading instruction or used as part of our comprehensive K–6 English Language Arts curriculum, Collaborative Literacy.

Other Programs

We also invite you to learn about our reading intervention instruction, writing instruction, and SEL curricula.

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