LearnZillion presents Guidebooks 3-8, a language arts program that fosters a love of deep reading and skilled writing.
About the curriculum
Built by teachers, for teachers, Guidebooks centers around the texts students love. It connects across multiple genres, creating a web of meaning critical to the development of reading and writing skills.
Each Guidebooks lesson supports whole class and small group instruction.
The curriculum includes
- Authentic, grade-level text sets
- Integration of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language standards
- Backward design
- Embedded supports for diverse learners
- Consistent unit and lesson structure
LearnZillion is the only provider of Guidebooks curriculum and professional development
Trade books, unit readers, and student handouts
Realize significant savings with our print materials for Guidebooks. Give your classrooms a library of engaging, authentic literature, complex texts in unit readers, and handouts. These activities support students in reading, writing, and expressing an understanding of the texts.
We support teachers in strategic instruction
Tools that move teachers from reactionary to strategicOur easy-to-use slides and teaching notes empower teachers to lead close readings of grade-level texts. Guidance is built into every lesson, providing teachers with in-context professional development.
Tools for differentiationWe support teachers in moving to strategic instruction, making it easy for them to differentiate and take coordinated action.
Integrated digital assessments
We’ve integrated digitized assessments so teachers get auto-scored formative feedback on students' learning. Teachers can conduct strategic, data-driven instruction, while providing students with more practice with tech-enabled questions.
Guidebooks in the classroom
Case studies from Sabine Parish (left) and Red River Parish (below) demonstrate the success of Guidebooks on the LearnZillion platform. Check out what these educators have to say about the improvements in their classrooms.