Lexia Reading Core5

Lexia Reading Core5® supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

  • Engages and motivates students in a game-like environment

  • Provides progress-monitoring data without administering a test

  • Accessible via iPad, Android tablets, Chromebook, browser, or download



Why Lexia Reading Core5?

Educators are Talking About Core5

Educators are Talking About Core5

"Lexia Reading Core5 is a comprehensive technology-based literacy program that extends learning for students who are advanced and accelerates learning for students who struggle. It’s an all-in-one stellar package that seamlessly integrates into the classroom."

— Alex O'Dell, Principal, Mary Walter Elementary School, Fauquier County School District, Virginia

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Core5's Personalized Learning Model

Core5's Personalized Learning Model

Independent, Student-Driven Learning

Students have individualized learning paths and are motivated by their own success.

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Assessment Without Testing

Information about student performance is easy to access and simple to interpret.

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Resources for Instruction & Practice

Teachers have the resources they need to provide direct instruction and intervention.

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Core5 Implementation Scenarios

Core5 In the Classroom

  • English Language Learners

    Lexia addresses the development of oral language, reading, spelling, and writing skills for English Language Learners.  With Lexia, ELL students can develop their fundamental reading skills with the rest of their classmates and receive student-driven and teacher-directed personalized instruction.

    In Core5, when a student first logs in, an automatic placement tool places the student at the appropriate language comprehension and phonics skill development level. There is an explicit and systematic structure to the student activities as well as embedded scaffolding that allows for differentiated instruction. For students who continue to struggle, teacher-led lessons with structured, scripted instructional strategies target areas of weakness.  

    For ELLs, audio directions are available in Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Haitian-Creole.


  • Blended Learning

    Lexia Reading Core5 and Lexia Strategies seamlessly fit into new or existing blended learning implementations.  Both reading programs provide daily progress monitoring data as well as resources to connect student performance data to classroom instruction, setting the foundation for connecting each component of a strong blended learning implementation.  Most commonly, Core5 and Strategies are implemented in classroom rotation, computer lab rotation, and 1:1 device blended learning models.

    In a blended learning classroom with Lexia, while some students are pulled aside for direct instruction using Lexia Lessons, other students can work independently or collaboratively to further develop automaticity and expand their expressive skills using Lexia Skill Builders and Lexia Instructional Connections.


  • Multi-Tier Classrooms

    Lexia Reading Core5 addresses all strands of reading in grades pre-K–5 and can be implemented for all tiers into your classroom center rotations. During your center rotations, students receive both student-driven and teacher-directed personalized learning through fun and engaging online activities to build fundamental reading skills.  Based on student progress and success, the program prescribes the instructional intensity needed in order to increase each student’s likelihood of reaching end-of-year, grade-level benchmarks.

    Students are placed automatically at the proper level based on their performance and work independently on developing their fundamental reading skills on the computer or iPad in targeted activities based on individual needs.  The program provides explicit, systematic, adaptive learning, scaffolding instruction for students as they struggle and advancing them to higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency.


  • Intervention

    Lexia Reading Core5 is uniquely suited to support Response to Intervention and Multi-Tiered System of Supports models. 

    Data-driven action plans help teachers maximize their time by focusing attention where it is needed most by identifying and grouping students for instruction based on risk of reading failure, tracking the effectiveness of intervention with real-time diagnostic reports and trend lines, and prescribing instructional intensity needed to improve performance on grade-level assessments.


  • Lexia Outside of the Classroom

    Lexia supports flexible implementation strategies that extend learning beyond the classroom and school day. Lexia licenses allow free access for students at home as well as in extended day settings such as before- and after-school programs, or in community centers and public libraries.

    In many schools, student access to the computer is limited, and the challenge of prioritizing and allocating computer time to each student can create some difficult decisions.  With Lexia, students can log on to their online reading program at any time and continue on their individualized learning paths via web browser, iPad, or desktop download. Because customers can install the program on as many devices as necessary, schools can leverage available hardware resources at home or in community centers to ensure that every student receives the required minutes-per-week on Lexia.

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What Educators Say About Core5

What Educators Say About Core5

"We have been using Core5 at our school for the past 5 years. My students LOVE it and ask to do it all the time. I have seen great improvements in my students' skills."

LaDeanna Luster, Twin Rivers Charter School, CA

"We have been a Lexia district for many years, and I love Core5! It works for all of my students from gifted to ESE. It challenges them to think and has helped their reading and phonics skills in class."

Amy Calhoun, Nassau County School District, FL

"I have students that love having time on the computer after working one-on-one. I really like that I am able to monitor their progress and that I can print off lessons for homework or extra work."

Cassidy Lang, Park Avenue Elementary School, IA
Core5 Case Studies
S. Y. Jackson Elementary School, Albuquerque Public School District, NM
Claude A. Wilcox Elementary School — Pocatello-Chubbuck District 25, ID
Chicago International Charter School (CICS) Irving Park, IL, A Distinctive Schools Campus
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