• Reading: Literature and Informational Texts

    The primary goal of any reading program is to develop student's abilities to comprehend texts of varied genres and with increasing complexity.  Journeys supports

     the standards. Vocabulary associated with this part of the program includes:

    • fiction
    • informational text
    • text complexity
    • exemplar texts
    • anchor texts
    • close reading
    • text evidence
  • Writing:

    Students will receive daily systemic explicit writing instruction and engage in the full range of writing required by Common Core.

    • opinion pieces
    • informative/explanatory pieces
    • narratives