10 ReadyGEN Features to Improve
ELA Instruction

Literacy Instruction for Elementary Reading


 

The first ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Use the Gradual Release Model

ReadyGEN moves from teacher-directed to student-centered learning. Every lesson follows the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model with the goal of building independent readers and writers.

The ReadyGEN Gradual Release Model moves from teacher-directed to student-centered learning.

 

”I Do, We Do, You Do.”

 

ReadyGEN literacy program unit themes are thought provoking and open-ended.

The second ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Focus on Big Ideas and Deeper Meaning

ReadyGEN unit themes are thought provoking and open-ended. They help students explore different angles of a unifying concept and promote in-depth understanding. 

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The third ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Teach with Authentic Texts 

Put 12 full-length literary and informational texts in the hands of every child. Harness the power of authentic texts for literacy and language learning. Meet your state’s text complexity requirements.

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Teach with authentic and informational texts with ReadyGEN literacy program to improve your ELA instruction.

 

Improve your ELA instruction and connect reading and writing daily with ReadyGEN literacy program.

The fourth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Connect Reading and Writing Every Day

At the heart of ReadyGEN is the reciprocity between reading and writing. Students write to sources and cite evidence, developing close reading habits. They write in different modes, including Informative, Narrative, and Opinion writing. The writing process guides students with a clear approach. 

 

The fifth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Read Closely and Cite Evidence in Text

Each ReadyGEN lesson includes a Close Reading routine. Students learn how to approach complex texts by citing text evidence, exploring key ideas and details, and analyzing craft and structure. 

 

ReadyGEN literacy program’s Close Reading routine improves ELA instruction.

 

ReadyGEN literacy program uses a generative approach to vocabulary instruction.

The sixth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Generate Vocabulary

ReadyGEN uses a generative approach to vocabulary instruction. Words are taught in clusters, with a focus on key words that are critical to understanding the text.  

 

The seventh ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Accelerate Learning for All

Scaffolded instruction helps you teach all learners. Use modeling, read alouds, graphic organizers, and small group work. The Scaffolded Strategies Handbook helps modify lessons.  

ReadyGEN literacy program’s Scaffolded Strategies Handbook accelerate learning for all.

 

ReadyGEN literacy program’s ReadyUp! offers integrated intervention and student assessment.

The eighth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Intervene When Students Struggle

Close gaps right away. ReadyUp! offers integrated intervention that pulls students up, not out. Access in-depth instruction, practice, and assessment when students need it.

 

The ninth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Use Authentic, Performance-Based Assessments

Task-based writing activities improve reading comprehension. A culminating Performance-Based Assessment allows students to present, reflect, and respond to a task.

ReadyGEN literacy program uses task-based writing activities to improve reading comprehension.

 

ReadyGEN literacy program builds literacy skills through interactive texts and digital activities.

The tenth ReadyGEN feature to improve ELA instruction.

Engage Students with Technology

Interactive anchor texts, digital publishing tools, and game-based online activities increase student engagement while building literacy skills. Encourage learning anytime and anywhere!