The Power of Connection starts with the core wonders ELA/ELD program.

The Power of Connection Starts with the Core

Wonders, a comprehensive K-6 ELA/ELD program, is designed to meet the challenges of today’s classroom and reach all learners. A wealth of research-based print and digital resources provide unmatched support for building strong literacy foundations, accessing complex texts, engaging in collaborative conversations, and writing to sources.

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Wonders for English Learners for English Language Development

The Power of Connected English Language Development

Wonders for English Learners offers instruction specifically designed to create learning experiences that inspire confidence, increase student engagement, and build language skills. Lessons emphasize building speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills to improve both academic and social language and accelerate progress in the core classroom. All instruction connects with core Wonders content, providing a seamless pathway for students to access content at their proficiency level, build understanding, and engage in the core classroom.

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WonderWorks for Intervention supports struggling readers and writers

The Power of Connected Intervention

WonderWorks supports struggling readers and writers, providing the necessary additional scaffolding of foundational skills and interactive resources for accessing complex text. WonderWorks connects intervention to the core Wonders content, reinforcing the same Essential Question, topic, skill, and strategies. Through research-based, data-driven, systematic instruction, the program rapidly accelerates students back to grade-level standards.

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Maravillas gives students equity of access to rich texts and rigorous instruction.

The Power of Connected Biliteracy

Maravillas, a fully equitable Spanish Language Arts program, supports students as they become bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. Instructional plans, themes, skills, strategies, and test preparation mirror those of the core Wonders program. With a wealth of authentic literature ranging across the Spanish-speaking world, Maravillas gives students equity of access to rich texts and rigorous instruction.

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World of Wonders PreK for socio-emotional development and preparation for rigorous new standards of kindergarten

Introducing World of Wonders PreK!

World of Wonders PreK provides developmentally appropriate instruction for PreK students, including cross-curricular activities, focus on socio-emotional development, and preparation for the rigorous new standards of kindergarten.

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Balanced Literacy Connected to the New Standards

Balanced Literacy Connected to the New Standards

The Wonders Balanced Literacy program helps build strong readers and writers with a wealth of resources for classroom units of study. The program provides effective, rigorous instruction aligned to the standards, while offering flexible pathways to meet a variety of classroom needs. Units of study include literary and informational complex text with a focus on content-based inquiry questions. Essential text evidence skills are developed through close reading of a variety of texts. A wealth of resources allow teachers to either customize suggested learning pathways or create their own to meet students’ individual needs.

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Student Resource

Reading/Writing Workshop

With all core lessons in one place, the Reading/Writing Workshop is the key to all instruction. Teach and model close reading of short complex texts as students begin to practice key skills and strategies.

Student Resource

Close Reading Companion

Students read with purpose, annotating text, citing evidence, and organizing their thoughts as they move toward analytical writing across multiple texts and integration of knowledge and ideas.

Student Resource

Leveled Readers

Four levels (Approaching Level, On Level, Beyond Level, and English Learners), indexed by Lexile, Benchmark, and Guided Reading Levels. Fifty percent informational, 50 percent literary texts, with connection points to move up to the next level as soon as students are ready. All share the same skills, vocabulary, and concepts and are connected to the weekly Essential Question.

Teacher Resource

Teacher Edition

One of eleven volumes covering three weeks' instruction. In addition to whole group and small group instruction, teachers will find frequent recommendations for quick checks, reteaching, and differentiation. Access Complex Text support provides quantitative and qualitative measures of what makes a given reading challenging, with point-of-use instructional support. Weekly student outcomes are targeted to individual standards.

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