Features and Benefits

Preparing Students for College and Career

Literature opens minds. It should also open doors to a student’s future. Prentice Hall Literature Common Core Edition is a comprehensive literacy program that teaches the new standards and helps students become better readers, better writers, and better thinkers so they’re better prepared for college, careers, and beyond. You can be confident that what you are teaching meets the Common Core framework.



Increased Rigor Supported by Scaffolding Reaches All Students...

Elements of Common Core Framework

Prentice Hall Literature Common Core Edition will...

Text Complexity

Increase support strategies so all students can cope with complex texts

Literary Analysis

Drive deep literary analysis through scaffolding and modeling

Independent Reading

Develop literary and cultural knowledge with independent readings across genres that increase in complexity to challenge and advance students

Informational Text across Content Areas

Build profi ciency through highly relevant readings centered on informational text across genres

Integration of reading/language arts skills, writing, speaking and listening

Focus on the ability to read, write, speak, listen and use language to the fullness of a literate individual in the 21st Century

Traditional and Performance-based Assessment

Set high expectations for learning outcomes and effectively measure progress

Best in Class Digital Resources

Engage adolescent learners with current and relevant differentiated digital tools for practice with the latest digital media

Professional Learning and Teacher Support

Build expertise in Common Core reading instruction