K-5 Reading and Language Arts Resources

  • Elementary Teacher Digital Resource Binder

    Curriculum resources for all content areas. This digital resource is accessible to CCS teachers through their CCS Google Account. The Digital Resource Binders will be updated regularly and contain additional resources not available on the CCS website.

K-5 Literacy Block

  • The Third Grade Reading Guarantee (3GRG) requires that students who are identified as not-on-track receive 90 minutes of reading instruction per day. Our elementary schedule affords all students the opportunity of having up to 120 minutes of literacy instruction per day and up to 60 minutes of intervention.

    Literacy Block Look Fors

    A balanced literacy framework consists of three blocks: language/word study, reading workshop, and writing workshop. This document provides a list of the components which you will see in each block. The balanced literacy framework utilizes best practices for reading and writing instruction and is seen across all CCS elementary schools with a variety of research-based resources.

Getting Started with Balanced Literacy: Establishing Routines and Procedures

ELA Scope and Sequence

Guided Reading Lessons

5 Essential Components of Reading

  • Instruction and Intervention Strategies
    The Five Essential Components of Reading are: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Comprehension. This document provides a sample of intervention and instruction strategies to support each of these components