Pearson System of Courses Literacy Program for Grades K-12

The Pearson System of Courses Literacy Program helps create a classroom of collaboration and deep learning. Balance informational and literary texts. Focus on close reading, content areas, text-based answers, writing from sources, and vocabulary development. The integrated Literacy routine supports daily modeling, collaboration, reflection, and extended learning. 

Digital-first Literacy Curriculum

The Literacy Instructional Routine:
DEEPER READING, BETTER WRITING, MORE COMMUNICATING

Literacy Routines

 
 
1. OPENING

Set the focus for the lesson with a read aloud, video, and vocabulary review. Engage students in the upcoming task!

Opening

 

Work Time

2. WORK TIME

Build reading independence while scaffolding support. Students spend time practicing, applying, and collaborating.

 
3. CLOSING/REFLECTION

Engage students in discussion, raise questions, have them write, and share the big idea.

Closing/Reflection

 

Homework

4. HOMEWORK

Extend practice, applications, writing, and thinking beyond the classroom.

 
 

Foundational Skills from A to Z

Teach in a way that captivates young learners—with interactivity, video, sound, songs, and game-like interfaces. It’s the perfect way to introduce critical foundational skills for reading and writing. Create positive early literacy experiences!

 
AGE-APPROPRIATE USER INTERFACE

Visual and friendly, the Grades K-1 environment is learner-centered but teacher-mediated.

AGE-APPROPRIATE USER INTERFACE

 

INTERACTIVE TASKS

INTERACTIVE TASKS

Learning is hands-on! Elements are child-sized for easy touch, drag and drop, drawing, playing, and writing.

 
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK

Write or type in it! Take snapshots, record stories, create art. The Notebook is an interactive workspace for students.

INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK

 

READING FOUNDATIONS BLOCK

READING FOUNDATIONS BLOCK

Get students moving, singing, and reading along. Share activities and interactive flashcards! The 30-minute Reading Foundations Block builds core competencies.

  • Print concepts
  • Alphabet knowledge
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonics
  • Oral language skills
  • Word reading
  • Spelling
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary
 
 

QUICK FACTS

Grades K-12 Literacy

The Pearson System of Courses Literacy Program provides a balanced curriculum for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language. Each course includes all instruction, resources, assessments, professional development, and data management.

Grade K-12

  • 13 Complete Courses
  • 180 Lessons per Grade, Grades K-8
  • 165 Lessons per Grade, Grades 9-12