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Program Summary
PROGRAM:
Hampton-Brown Edge
GRADE(S):
9-12
SUBJECT(S):
Reading, Writing & Language
SERVES:
Striving Readers and Writers
English Learners
KEY FEATURE:
Access to high school standards with specialized instruction to build reading and writing power
Reading, Writing, and Language
Edge is a core Reading/Language Arts program designed for students reading below grade level. It prepares students for success on exit exams and moves them to graduation and a promising future! Download Brochure
Reading & Proficiency levels
Motivating and Relevant
  • Essential Questions drive the presentation of readable, relevant, and engaging literature
  • Draws on out-of-school literacies and connects to the real world
  • Structure supports foster success as students build reading, writing, and language power
  • Offers choice and control over learning and gets students committed to their own success.
Systematic and Focused
  • Focus and repetition of one reading strategy per unit create a path to achievement
  • “Show, not Tell” lessons cement understanding
  • Explicit teaching and frequent interactivity develop competence
  • Systematic application across genres promotes strategy transfer.
Standards-Based
  • Cohesive and manageable instructional design, with built-in professional development
  • Grades 9-10 English Language Arts Standards taught and tested
  • Assessments inform instruction, including e-Assessment with immediate access to reports and reteaching resources.
 

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