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Elementary Language ArtsBoulder Valley Schools Adopted Learning Materials
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Course TitleTitleAuthorCopyright YearPublisher NameFormatAdopted YearSub topicUsage LabelNotes
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAlbenisi Educational Center CatalogAlbenisi Educational CenterCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommunity montessori Only
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAlfarrimasHampton - BrownLiteratureA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Beginning K, 1st and ELL in classroom or small groups.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAlphachantHampton - BrownLiteratureA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Beginning K, 1st and ELL in classroom or small groups.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmazing Americans: Differentiated Instruction/Guided Reading 2005McGraw Hill - Wright GroupLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Support - Upper Levels 3-4. Historical. Great for 4th grade curriculum. Engaging pictures & format.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Educational Products: Earth, Life, Physical Science CatalogAmerican Educational ProductsCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommunity montessori Only
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage Children's DictionaryHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage Children's ThesaurusHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage First DictionaryHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage Picture DictionaryHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage Student DictionaryHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAmerican Heritage Student ThesaurusHoughton Mifflin HarcourtReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesAsia for Kids Educational CatalogueAsia for KidsCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Multicultural trade books.
800-888-0681. www.asiaforkids.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBallard & Tighe Catalog: English Language Development MaterialsBallard & TigheCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: English Language Development Literature.
800-321-4332. www.ballard-tighe.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBarron's First ThesaurusBarron'sReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBebop Books Catalog: Multicultural Books for Young ReadersBebop BooksCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Multicultural books, leveled books, trade books, Spanish book.
888-320-3190. www.bobopbooks.com.
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Elementary Language Arts - All GradesBeing a Writer2007Developmental Studies CenterTextA08Writing/ GrammarCoreCommittee Comments: Strong recommendation form the adoption team! This is a core program, you would need to supplement very little. It incorporates everything we know about good writing into one program. Also provides literature to diverse cultural backgrounds. Mentor texts/ Children's literature for 6 traits - included in each grade kit. Relates to 6 traits, ELL. WRTN standards, WRTN conference. Very teacher friendly and useful incorporates writing skills in a genuine way. Fletcher, Calkins, & Allington contributed to this program. Includes accommodations for ELL and TAG. Student handbooks are optional.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBenchmark Education CatalogBenchmark EducationCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Non-fiction & Fiction books. Leveled books.
877-236-2465. www.benchmarkeducation.com
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBenchmark: Build Up PhonicsBenchmark EducationKit/ SystemA08Phonics/ Word StudyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Caution - Scripted/ programmed. Good support for spelling (especially Words Their Way). Puts words in context with books and cards. Has visuals for sheltering vocabulary. Good for ELL.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBenchmark: Spiral Up PhonicsBenchmark EducationKit/ SystemA08Phonics/ Word StudyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Caution - Scripted/ programmed. Good support for spelling (especially Words Their Way). Puts words in context with books and cards. Has visuals for sheltering vocabulary. Good for ELL.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBenchmark: Start Up PhonicsBenchmark EducationKit/ SystemA08Phonics/ Word StudyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Caution - Scripted/ programmed. Good support for spelling (especially Words Their Way). Puts words in context with books and cards. Has visuals for sheltering vocabulary. Good for ELL.
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Elementary Language Arts - All GradesBig CatPacific LearningLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Leveled books that include guided reading lessons. Fiction and non fiction. Culturally diverse. Great illustrations. High quality. Has option for whole group instruction.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBookRoom CollectionBenchmark EducationLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Good Graphics, good extention & activities for nonfiction
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBookRoom Collection - Spanish materialsBenchmark EducationLiteratureA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Good Graphics, good extention & activities for nonfiction
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesBooksource CatalogThe BooksourceCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Leveled book titles. Large selection of paperbacks.
800-444-0435, www.booksource.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All Gradesby George! Publishing- Catalogby George! PublishingCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Good leveled Spanish books & English too.
866-581-2199. www.bbbg.org
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesCapstone Press CatalogCapstone PressCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Leveled book titles. Many non-fiction titles. Ties to different content areas.
800-747-4992, www.capstonepress.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesChildren's Library Resources CatalogChildren's Library ResourcesCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Hardcover books. Various publishers. Accelerated Reader. Reference materials.
888-298-1465. www.clrlibrary.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesChorritoPacific LearningLiteratureA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportSpanish version of Splash program
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesComprehension Strategies Kit2007Options, Inc.Kit/ SystemA08InterventionStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Pros - Format and motivation of content, graphic organizers, photos, teacher guides. Cons - not enough reading for intermediate students. Could be used by classroom teacher or pull-out literacy.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesConceptLinks: Literacy and Language Through Content2007Millmark EducationLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Excellent! Content area support & ELL support excellent, 4 reading levels within each concept, addresses reading strategies within each book
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesConnectorsPacific LearningLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Good for high-end readers
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesCrabtree Classroom Catalog: K-8+ Curriculum Books and Resources - CatalogCrabtree Publishing CompanyCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Leveled books, highly engaging and beautiful. great addition to the curriculum - buildup content, vocab and reading skills. Spanish Materials.
800-387-7650. www.crabtreeclassroom.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesCreative Teaching Press - CatalogCreative Teaching PressCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCatalog of guided reading leveled books and manipulatives.
800-287-8879. www.creativeteaching.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesCrizmac: Art and Cultural Education Materials, Inc. - CatalogCrizmacCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee comments: Guided Reading Art & Multicultural books.
800-913-8555. www.crizmac.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesCulture for Kids - CatalogCulture for KidsCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCatalog of books to build classroom library with culture books.
800-765-5885. www.cultureforkids.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesD' Nealian Handwriting K-52007Pearson/ Scott ForesmanTextA08HandwritingCoreCommittee Comments: CD materials recommended. Not texts/workbooks.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDaily Oral Language Plus: 1,2,3,4,52000Great Source Education GroupTextA08VocabularyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Resource only.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDaily: Lenguaje Oral Diario: 1,2,3,4,52000Great Source Education GroupTextA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Resource only.Classroom Support Material
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDeveloping Expert Readers: Phonological AwarenessLiteracy FirstKit/ SystemA08Phonics/ Word StudyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: all here for easy support
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDidax Educational Resources CatalogDidax Educational ProductsCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommunity montessori Only
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDifferentiated Instruction CollectionBenchmark EducationLiteratureA08InterventionCoreCommittee Comments: 3rd grade and up. 12 titles for each theme (social studies & science). Books are leveled. Same titles - different levels. Also used for ELL.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDK Children's Illustrated Dictionary Dorling KinserlyReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDK First Dictionary and ThesaurusDorling KinserlyReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesDK Merriam - Webster Children's DictionaryDorling KinserlyReference/ Dictionary/ ThesaurusA08Dictionaries, Reference MaterialsReference
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesE A I Education: Reading & Language Arts CatalogEAI EducationCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: K-6 leveled readers, games, manipulatives for reading.
800-770-8010. www.EAIeducation.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesE C S Spanish/ English Resources CatalogECS Learning Systems, Inc.Catalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: ESL/ELL. Non-fiction.
800-688-3224. www.educyberstor.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEn Parejas: Pair - It Books - SpanishSteck- VaughnLiteratureA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Many topics of interest presented. Pair fiction and non-fiction a plus. Has take home package component.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEnglish from the Roots Up Vol. I & IILundquistLiteracy UnlimitedTeacher ResourceA08VocabularyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Support resource for a library or a grade-level team.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEnglish to a BeatHampton - BrownLiteratureA08English as a Second LanguageCoreCommittee Comments: Reading Resource
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesESL: Early Explorers K-2Benchmark EducationLiteratureA08English as a Second LanguageStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Easy to use, teacher friendly, differentiated by levels, good photographs. Supports content areas - Science & Social Studies. Supports language development.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesESL: English Explorers 3-5Benchmark EducationLiteratureA08English as a Second LanguageStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Easy to use, teacher friendly, differentiated by levels, good photographs. Supports Science & Social Studies.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEssential Montessori CatalogMichel OlafCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommunity montessori Only
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEstrellita Accelerated Beginning Spanish ReadingMyer2007EstrellitaTextA08Spanish Language ArtsCoreCommittee Comments:
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEstrellita K-1 Accelerated ProgramEstrellitaEstrellitaA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEstrellita PreK Early Literacy ProgramEstrellitaEstrellitaA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesEstrellita Sonidos English Parent PacketEstrellitaEstrellitaA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesExplore More: Differentiated Instruction/Guided Reading 2005Wright GroupLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Levels 4-6
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFiction to Fact Big BooksBenchmark EducationLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Good Graphics, good extention & activities for nonfiction
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirefly Books CatalogFirefly BooksCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Spanish books, Trade books. Fiction and non-fiction.
800-387-5085. Purchase materials from a Library wholesaler. ei. Heinemann or Boulder Bookstore.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Explorers: Differentiated Instruction/Guided Reading 2005Wright GroupLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Level 2
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Comprehension Toolkit: Language and Lessons for Active Literacy - Grades 3-6Harvey & GoudvisHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Great writers, great resources, writing programs terrific.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Conferring with Primary Writers CalkinsHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Writing/ GrammarStudent Support
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Interactive Read - AloudsHoytHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCore
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Phonics & Word Study Lessons - Fountas & PinnellFountas, PinnellHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Phonics/ Word StudyCoreCommittee Comments: Basic best practice for word work in guided reading, not particularly creative, good organization and sequence of word families.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Primary Comprehension Toolkit: Language and Lessons for Active LiteracyHarvey & GoudvisHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCore
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Teaching the Qualities of WritingFletcher, PortalupHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Writing/ GrammarStudent SupportCommittee Comments: High quality writing examples, wonderful tools and strategies to help writers grow. Good visual lay-out. Teacher friendly, Good teaching posters. Includes evaluations.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFirst Hand: Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice - Grades 2-3,4-5, 6-7Harvey & GoudvisHeinemann ProfessionalTeacher ResourceA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: Supplemental
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFluency Kit - EnglishBenchmark EducationTeacher ResourceA08English as a Second LanguageStudent SupportCommittee Comments: For independent practice. One reading per card with questions on the back. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFluency Kit - SpanishBenchmark EducationTeacher ResourceA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: For independent practice. One reading per card with questions on the back. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFountas & Pinnell Classroom System, Grade 1 HeinemannHeinemannkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFountas & Pinnell Classroom System, Grade 2 HeinemannHeinemannkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFountas & Pinnell Classroom System, Grade 3 HeinemannHeinemannkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFountas & Pinnell Classroom System, KindergartenHeinemannHeinemannkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFountas & Pinnell Classroom System, PreKHeinemannHeinemannkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Classroom Set - KindergartenWilsonWilsonKit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Classroom Set - Level 1WilsonWilsonKit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Home Support Pack - Kindergarten (Spanish)WilsonWilsonKit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Home Support Pack - Level 1 (Spanish)WilsonWilsonkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Multi-Level Kit - K-1WilsonWilsonkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Pre-K Activity SetWilsonWilsonKit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesFundations Student DurablesWilsonWilsonkit/ SystemA18Reading
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGanzagarredi: Montessori Materials CatalogGanzagarredi Montessori Educational MaterialCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommunity montessori Only
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGareth Stevens CatalogGareth Stevens PublishingCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Spanish & Bilingual Books.
800-542-2595. www.garethstevens.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGear Up: Differentiated Instruction/Guided Reading 2005Wright GroupLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledCoreCommittee Comments: K-3 levels. Great for second language learners.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGreat Source Poetry: K,1,2,3,4,5; Big BookGreat SourceTextA08Phonics/ Word StudyStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Poetry offers a lot of opportunities for interpretation. Opportunities to consider literary devices, history, word families, feelings, and more.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGreat Source: Leveled Library General Reading: K,1,2.3,4,5Nathan2004Great SourceLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportSet for each grade: On Level, Above Level, Below Level, Language Support
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGreat Source: Leveled Library Science/Social Studies: K,1,2.3,4,5Nathan2004Great SourceLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportSet for each grade: Great resource. On Level, Above Level, Below Level, Language Support
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGreat Source: Leveled Library: K,1,2.3,4,5Nathan2004Great SourceLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportLanguage Support, Spanish 1-5
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGreat Source: Leveled Reader's Library: K,1,2.3,4,5Nathan2004Great SourceLiteratureA08Reading - Guided, LeveledStudent SupportEnglish, Spanish 2,3,4. Excellent program. Good quality books - stategy focus is great (inside cover of book). Comprehensive program. Teacher's guide good.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesGuilford Literacy CatalogGuilford Publications, Inc.Catalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Teacher resources - Vocabulary, Phonics.
800-365-6007. www.guilford.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHampton - Brown CatalogHampton - Brown (National Geographic School Publishing)Catalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: ESL, Spanish, English Trade books.
800-333-3510. www.NGSP.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHandwriting Without Tears K-5OlsenHandwriting Without TearsTextA08HandwritingStudent SupportCommittee Comments: Not to be used as a core program. The multisensory components can be used to support instruction.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHeinemann Professional Resources for Teachers CatalogHeinemann ProfessionalCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Professional development resources.
800-225-5800. www.heinemann.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHeinemann/ Capstone Nonfiction Library & Classroom CatalogCapstone/ Heinemann/ Raintree ClassroomCatalog of MaterialsA08Catalog of MaterialsSupport CatalogCommittee Comments: Nonfiction Books. Spanish books.
888-454-2279, www.raintreelibrary.com.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHoughton Mifflin Lenguaje K-5Rueda2001Houghton Mifflin HarcourtTextA08Spanish Language ArtsStudent SupportCommittee Comments: This is the perfect program for all the mini-lessons on grammar and mechanics we do along our reading program. It also has a handbook for students acquiring English.
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHoughton Mifflin Reading - Spanish K-52008Houghton Mifflin HarcourtTextA08Spanish Language ArtsCoreAnthology and Leveled Readers
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Elementry Language Arts - All GradesHoughton Mifflin Reading K-52008Houghton Mifflin HarcourtTextA08Reading - Anthologies/ Leveled ReadersCoreCommittee Comments: Comprehensive. Leveled Readers are great for a center, content area sets available, different illustrators.