Reality Central is a nonfiction anthology featuring short, high interest, readings on topics and issues students encounter every day. Selections are written slightly below grade level to reach all readers, making the program ideal for English Learners and striving readers.
The passages in Reality Central align with the topics, skills, and Big Question in Prentice Hall Literature ©2010, and is flexible enough to be used as a stand-alone program. Use Reality Central for a class starter, homework, or independent activities for those needing extra reading practice.
Reality Central supports below level readers' development of skills such as:
The accompanying Writing Journal gives students complete writing support, guided practice, and extensive vocabulary support, including graphic organizers.
The Teaching Guide includes correlations to Prentice Hall Literature and complete support for every topic and theme.
Pearson encourages 21st century learning by infusing the core subjects and themes throughout our programs—Life and Career Skills, Learning and Innovation Skills, and Information, Media, and Technology Skills. The ultimate goal—to ensure that every child is prepared for the 21st century with skills like critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, innovation and global competence.
With Pearson’s interactive whiteboard-ready resources, students become more active and collaborative classroom learners and teachers are able to deliver memorable lessons, engage all types of learners, and reduce class preparation time.
Language-acquisition expert, Dr. Jim Cummins, has worked exclusively with Pearson to embed powerful teaching approaches into Pearson programs, ensuring that English language learners receive the same high quality education as their peers. Dr. Cummins’ expertise in literacy development in multilingual school contexts, as well as the role of technology in promoting language and literacy development, have made Pearson programs the most effective resources for today’s ELLs.
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