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Talk About Texts integrates the teaching of reading, vocabulary and oral
language into one rich and effective program to help you achieve more in your guided reading time. This is new and improved guided reading!
Research shows that robust vocabulary and oral language instruction is
essential for positive reading comprehension outcomes. With that in
mind, Talk About Texts seamlessly embeds a range of strategies
to teach students four elements of oral language: listening and responding, building vocabulary, having conversations and questioning.

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Spot On Social Studies

Teach social studies and literacy skills linked to inquiry projects!
- Leveled fiction and non-fiction.
- Introduce key social studies topics and genres to beginning readers.
- Content strands include government & citizenship, history, geography, and economics.
- Build understanding of social studies content and key types of text.
- Build content-area literacy skills.
- Students learn about key topics by reading informational, opinion, fiction, and other text.
- Enable students to develop opinions based on a variety of sources.
- Help students’ transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” social studies content.
- Each book is linked to an inquiry project or text-response activity.
- Instructional support includes Content Teaching Cards and Text Evidence Question Cards.

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Smithsonian STEAM Readers

Build literacy skills while challenging students to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems!

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this dynamic series engages students with high-interest readers that highlight all aspects of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. Through hands-on STEAM activities, students will learn how the engineering design process is used to solve real-world problems.

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Spot On Science & Technology

Integrate high-interest science and technology content while mastering key literacy skills.
- Leveled nonfiction and fiction.
- Teach to transfer relevant scientific knowledge across grade levels.
- Precisely leveled texts Content strands include earth science, physical science, and life science.
- Instructional support includes Content Teaching Cards and Text Evidence Question Cards.

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Flexible and targeted, Reading Trends provides scaffolded comprehension instruction and reading practice in the context of reading passages that start
below grade level and progress to on-level texts by the end of each year.

Reading Trends also features:
• Two content-area informational text selections—one science and one social studies—and one narrative selection in every instructional unit.
• An easy-to-implement four-step teaching model that progresses from instruction and modeling through application, practice, and assessment.
• Explicit instruction in the research-proven skills and strategies used by good
readers.
• Embedded graphic organizers, questions, and activities designed to scaffold students’ comprehension.
• A variety of formative, summative, and ongoing assessments for targeting
instruction and documenting student progress.

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Spot On Literature

Engage students with culturally sensitive and precisely leveled literary texts while building essential literacy skills.
- Leveled fiction.
- Enrich and Expand Instruction
- Culturally responsive, authentic texts, featuring exclusive original and classic tales from award-winning authors, connect readers to themselves and the world.
- Explore character, theme, and point of view with high-interest genre-based literature.
- Teach for transfer across grade levels.
- Instructional support includes Text Evidence Question Cards.

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New Textbook Series for Junior Secondary

National Geographic Learning brings the world to your classroom with Life, an integrated-skills series featuring content from National Geographic presented through stunning images, text, and video. Learners will
strengthen their existing global connections while learning the English skills needed for communication in
the 21st century. To encourage a generation of informed decision-makers, Life prepares learners to
think critically while teaching the English skills needed communicate effectively.

Hong Kong Edition (Elementary to Intermediate) is revised and enriched with:
*  Task-based lessons
*  Separate booklet of extra grammar activities
* Fictional passages with local content, plus plays and poems
   STEM projects

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Improve nonfiction reading comprehension while learning key scientific concepts

* Helps students simultaneously build literacy skills and science content knowledge with high-interest, appropriately leveled informational text featuring hands-on simple science experiments.

* Provides multiple texts around common strands: life science, physical science, earth and space science, and scientific practices.

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Engage Literacy serve as an alternative resource for your balanced literacy block by providing teachers resources for developing individualized instruction for each student. These 246 levelled readers support personalized instruction for students reading
at levels 3-24 (C-P).

* Highly engaging visual and humorous stories
* All titles precisely levelled to ensure student success
* Vocabulary systematically introduced and reinforced throughout all levels
* Fiction and Nonfiction pairs matched by theme and levels
* Recurring characters to support comprehension
* Comprehensive teacher support includes comprehensive, easy-to-use teaching notes with accompanying BLMs.

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Extend your PM Library collection

The levelled books:
• are pedagogically sound and provide teachers with the confidence of PM levelling
• include a number of literal, inferential and applied knowledge questions on the inside front covers
• represent all of the standard text types, as well as plays
• increase in word count and pages in line with progression of students' reading age, for appropriate literacy skill development

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Fiction Readers from Teacher Created Materials is full of resources to set the foundation for lifelong reading success.

Introduce readers to a range of fiction genres including fables, fairy tales, traditional stories, adventure, humor, poetry, diaries, journals, realistic fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, biographies, and graphic novels.

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Non-fiction titles that introduces learners to exciting topics related to our world.

Learners enjoy the text as a reading text in several chapters with stunning photographs which help learners follow the story. Each chapter is accompanied by language activities to help comprehension and develop critical thinking.

The accompanying Multi-ROMs provide a fully-dramatised recording of the text as well as a key to the activities and authentic documentary-style videos followed by exercises to expose learners to real use of the language and prepare them for life outside the classroom.

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