Students learning English can hear instructions in six native languages—Spanish, Mandarin, Haitian-Creole, Arabic , Vietnamese, and Portuguese—and school-to-home letters are also available in these languages to promote family engagement.
Core5 Supports Diverse Learning Needs
Newcomer EL students with beginner-level language and reading skills:
Learn key comprehension strategies for both listening and reading
Develop phonological awareness and phonics skills that are integrated with oral language development
Leverage picture-based activities to build concrete and abstract academic vocabulary
Students with proficient language skills but weak reading skills:
Develop sophisticated vocabulary and strong academic language
Read challenging narrative and expository texts to develop advanced comprehension strategies
Learn figurative language and word concepts such as idioms, similes, and metaphors
WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation
Lexia® Core5® Reading has been recognized by WIDA as satisfying all 44 criteria under the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for English Language Development Standards. This designation provides further credibility for Lexia’s research-proven instructional program, which is currently used by more than 2.6 million students, and has been shown to help EL students close the academic gap.
This correlation highlights the important ways in which Core5 helps language learners develop English literacy skills. Specific examples in the correlation note that Core5:
Builds academic language at the discourse, sentence, and word/phrase level
Connects language development standards to state academic content standards
Challenges all learners at all levels of language proficiency
Provides scaffolding supports for students to advance
How Core5 Helps English Learners
Adaptive instructional model
The three-step instructional model (pictured below) provided scaffolded support with immediate corrective feedback and direct instruction as needed.
Offline Instructional Materials promote automaticity and build oral language for students, and support teacher-led, small-group instruction.