Manchester-Essex Regional School district implements a Balanced Literacy approach rooted in evidence-based strategeies and techniques. This includes strong multisensory decoding instruction (Lively Letters), phonics instruction (Open Court), guided reading, and written language instruction (Write Steps).
Lively Letters RESOURCES:
Open Court RESOURCES:
Guided Reading Text Gradient:
Manchester-Essex Regional School district uses the Write Steps program to teach students how to communicate effectively through well-organized and well-developed written language. The program is a tool for our teachers to deliver the Massachusetts Core Standards (http://www.doe.mass.edu/candi/standards/) to our students.
Write Steps RESOURCES: http://www.writestepswriting.com/