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Program Summary
PROGRAM:
Content-Based Readers
GRADE(S):
K-3
SUBJECT(S):
Content Literacy
Science
Social Studies
Math
SERVES:
On-Level Students
KEY FEATURE:
Carefully leveled fiction extends learning in the content areas
Engaging stories that support and extend core content
Windows on Literacy Fiction sets a new standard for content-based fiction. Each beautifully illustrated and carefully leveled title features essential content in science, social studies, and math, while giving your students the skills and strategies they need to grow into strong readers. Pair with Windows on Literacy—Language, Literacy and Vocabulary nonfiction to create a balanced approach to beginning literacy for your classroom.

Science titles teach core content as students explore:

  • How science relates to everyday life
  • Key science concepts and vocabulary
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • Writing about science.

Social Studies titles make core content come alive as you teach:

  • Empathy for diverse cultures and people
  • The effects of change on individuals and communities
  • The lessons to be learned from family and communities
  • Visual representations for place and time.

Math titles extend learning by using narrative to:

  • Teach math concepts
  • Introduce math vocabulary
  • Promote visual literacy
  • Make math engaging
  • Relate math to real-world experiences.
View the Windows on Literacy leveling correlation to help you compare the leveling used in Windows on Literacy with other frequently used leveling systems.