Elementary Curriculum

Kindergarten - 2nd grade

Core Knowledge Language Arts which is a comprehensive program for teaching skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. It also builds students’ knowledge and vocabulary in literature, history, geography, and science


3rd-5th grade

Expeditionary Learning which is a comprehensive, standards-based core literacy program that engages teachers and students through compelling, real-world content.


K-5th small group instruction

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy are ten research-supported literacy instructional practices for daily use in the classroom


Guided Reading Groups using “The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading” book as an instructional tool to help teachers teach guided reading effectively


Secondary Curriculum

MAISA Units of Study for Literacy are a comprehensive curriculum resource developed by Michigan teachers, ISD consultants, instructional specialists, and administrators to use as a guide for teaching the Michigan Academic State Standards