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Benchmark Literacy

K-6 Comprehensive Literacy Program Enables Students to Access Complex Text

Benchmark Literacy is a research-proven solution aligned to new State Standards and empowers both experienced teachers and beginning teachers with:

  • 30 weeks of explicit comprehension-focused lessons for the whole class, small groups, and intervention
  • Assessment-driven instruction that is differentiated and includes responding to text
  • Gradual release and built-in choice that support student progress and teacher creativity
  • Precisely leveled texts for your full range of students, including ELs and striving readers
  • Leveled Reader's Theater and diverse genres that engage students and extend learning
  • Research-based resources and professional development that have been proven effective
  • Interactive technology that motivates student learning, involvement, and excellence

What Administrators in Research Studies Had to Say:

"Benchmark Literacy exceeded my expectations. The state reading scores came up significantly in every grade level. The social studies state scores were higher than they have ever been—we believe very much that Benchmark Literacy contributed to that. Overall we are thrilled! The teachers embraced it. It really was a wonderful support for our kids. Thank you Benchmark Education."
"[On the state assessment,] we went from 20% Non-Proficient in Reading down to 15%. Advanced Reading also improved, going from 25% up to a whopping 38%! This is absolute proof of the effectiveness of Benchmark Literacy."
"Benchmark Literacy is a fantastic program. I loved the mini-lessons and I thought they were very easy to follow. The trainers were very good. It really is Best Practices. I have been very pleased!"