Teacher Review For Reading A-Z

Phenomenal supplement to any Reading classroom!!

Cassie B.
Classroom teacher
Culloden Elementary School
Culloden, WV
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My Grades 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Reading A-Z in a variety of ways in my classroom. I use leveled books and to provide differentiated instruction for my small groups. I use the projectable books to conduct shared reading lessons and to model strategies. I use many of the resources in the Common Core tab such as the Close Reading Packs and Comprehension Skill packs. The printable books are great for close reading and text-marking.
My Take
As a reading teacher, Reading A-Z is my all time FAVORITE website. My district has transitioned to the Common Core without providing many resources to supplement the current curriculum, Harcourt Trophies. Reading A-Z has provided me with the resources needed to create cross-curricular units that meet the demands of the CCSS. The only drawback to this website is the cost ($99.95/year per classroom).