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.
Vocabulary enhancement and morphology including grammar and usage to increase sentence structure and patterns
Foundational skill building with phonemic awareness and phonics, word recognition, and spelling
Digital, streamlined teacher materials and flexible implementation model for teachers
Engaging multimedia informational presentations using several media sources to inform, describe, and build background knowledge
Writing progression to quickly advance students from foundational to sophisticated composition
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.