Top-quality Spanish resources support all models of dual language and bilingual education, reflecting our ongoing commitment to helping students achieve academic success while nurturing pathways to biliteracy.

Tools Are Comprehensive and Integrated


Bilingualism offers a wealth of cognitive, linguistic, and socio-cultural advantages that positively impact a student's life.

Early Learning

Engaging, age-appropriate texts that build content knowledge, literacy skills, and social-emotional competencies


Powerful literacy resources to help struggling students make sustained gains and achieve grade-level expectations

Foundational Skills

Tools that establish a solid foundation in spanish phonemic awareness, phonics, and word study

Content-Area Support

Unique resources to build literacy and improve academic vocabulary and content comprehension

Comprehensive Language Arts Programs

Parallel and equitable spanish and english programs that expand literacy and content knowledge

Cross-Linguistic Transfer

Foundational skills and vocabulary development to maximize transfer, language acquisition, and biliteracy

Texts for Close Reading

Spanish & English Grades 3-5

Close Reading Resources in Spanish

Reading and Response Tools from Literacy Experts Fisher & Frey

  • Annotating complex text is explicitly taught and effectively practiced.
  • Collaborative conversations develop understanding and clarify thinking.
  • Writing to sources enables students to create evidence-based answers.

Click here to view our equivalent English Series, ACT Now.

Small Group & Independent Reading Books

Cuentos clásicos

Print + Digital • English & Spanish

Fables, Folktales, Myths, and More: 60 Beloved Stories and International Tales in Spanish

Develop close reading, cross-text analysis, and text-dependent comprehension skills.

  • Beautifully illustrated books build understanding and enjoyment of fiction.
  • Teacher's Guides focus on engaging students in effective close reading.
  • Text-dependent comprehension cards prompt evidence-based answers.
  • Cross-text analysis cards support comparison and evaluation of stories.

Click here to view our English language series, Classic Tales.

Text Connections en español

Print + Digital • English & Spanish

Spanish Topic Sets Developed for the Standards in Grades K-6

  • Teacher's Guides support close reading and suggested wording in Spanish.
  • Text Evidence Question Cards provide prompts for guided practice.
  • Cross-Text Analysis Card for each topic set encourages evaluation and integration of content.

Click here to view our English language series.

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Timely Resources





Funding Insight

Benchmark Education GUIDE TO ESSER FUNDING

Expert Authors

Allison Briceño, Ed.D.

Wiley Blevins, Ed.D.

Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica

Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D.

Spanish Language & Literacy Catalog

Social Community

Conversation, Connection, Strategies, and Resources