LANGUAGE!® Fourth Edition is an intensive, comprehensive literacy curriculum for students in grades 4–12 who are substantially below grade-level expectations. With an explicit, systematic approach that is
proven to accelerate the growth of struggling readers and nonreaders, LANGUAGE! integrates instruction in foundational skills, writing, vocabulary, fluency, grammar, comprehension, and spoken English.
LANGUAGE! Fourth Edition Meets the Needs of Any Student in Grades 4–12 by:
Rapidly advancing struggling readers to grade-level literacy
Filling gaps in literacy learning and ensuring strong foundational skills
Building student experiences with literary and informational text
Preparing students for literacy in all content areas
Providing comprehensive results documentation—proven to accelerate growth
Meeting student needs with multiple entry and exit points and ongoing differentiation
Integrating powerful technology to empower teachers to deliver instruction digitally
Incorporating Six Traits of Writing to help students build sophisticated writing skills
LANGUAGE! integrates reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, foundational skills, and spoken English. The entire curriculum weaves all of the necessary strands of literacy into six instructional steps of a daily lesson.
With LANGUAGE! Fourth Edition, students have consistently exceeded typical Lexile® growth. These results were demonstrated in a study conducted with a Three-Year Cohort (2011–2014) that included students
in grades 4–12 in 163 districts, in 42 states.