How do you schedule a literacy block? It’s the key question to planning effective reading instruction.

Literacy Block FAQ


How to Organize

We all know there’s not enough time in the day to teach every strand of reading skills each day. The solution is streamlining the balanced literacy block. Here's how >>


4 Keys

1. Make time for spiral review 2. Plan for Ready Alouds / shared reading 3. Whole Group Mini-Lesson 4. Small Group Instruction


What to Include?

What does a literacy block include? It’s a balance of language and literacy skills: foundational reading skills, engaging with complex texts, learning comprehension/thinking strategies, and writing.