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Alpha English Language Arts 1-5 (ELA)

Alpha English Language Arts (ELA)

Grades 1-5

  • American English
  • Video Clips
  • Online Reporting
  • Online Resources
  • Interactive Content
  • Audio (Text to Speech)

Alpha English Language Arts (ELA) G1–5 is a comprehensive program designed to provide solid foundational skills while inspiring young students to develop a lifelong joy of reading. The program is fully aligned with Common Core State Standards and proven Reading/Language Arts instructional methods within a structure that provides ease of use for teachers, fun and engaging material and a high level of interest for students.

Incorporating both contemporary and time-tested literature, along with brand-new high-interest selections, Alpha ELA 1-5 offers an array of opportunities for engaging and informing readers. The use of authentic literature supports students’ cultural awareness and promotes instruction across the curriculum.

Key Features

  • Features original selections as well as well-known literature from world-famous authors
  • Vocabulary, word usage, and writing skills presented in everyday context
  • Decodable readers, phonics, phonemic and phonological awareness in grades 1 and 2
  • Detailed Teacher Guide with pacing guide and lesson plans
  • Support for learners of varying backgrounds and learning styles
  • Sample test for standardized test prep
  • ExamView assessment generator for creating, assigning, and scoring tests, quizzes, and more

Available on eAlpha – CLMS

eAlpha connects students and teachers, offering them a collaborative, interactive, and mobile teaming environment that impacts every aspect of education. Features and benefits include:

  • Easy to use and intuitive eLearning platform
  • Allows you to work both online and offline with interactive content on any device
  • Access all teacher guides, student books, practice and work books, ancillaries and assessments complete with full interactivity
  • Navigate with ease through hyperlinked content pages
  • Set assignments easily to whole classes or groups or individuals students
  • Effortlessly monitor and report student progress
  • Parent guides available

Components

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Student Book

Each grade level has three volumes divided into three units each, containing three paired selections. Selections are either authentic, famous and permissioned titles or original passages, with a blend of fiction and nonfiction, Each paired selection includes grade-appropriate vocabulary and discussion questions.

Sidekick

The Sidekick also has three volumes per grade. It supports the Anthology with targeted instruction in a student-facing, consumable format. Sidekick selections align with Common Core State Standard objectives allowing teachers to identify and address these key skills: Comprehension, Phonics (at Grades 1& 2), Craft and Structure, Vocabulary, Language Development, Grammer, and Writing.

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Teacher Guide

A road map for teachers, this resource offers educators and instructors all the support and additional classroom instruction they need to teach the Alpha Reading program successfully. It provides the Answer Keys for all Anthology discussion questions and all Siderkick activities, as well as extra instruction and support for vocabulary, reading comprehension, ELL, differentiated instruction, writing, close reading and multisensory classroom activities.

Flash Cards

Vocabulary Cards

A two-sided card: side A presents the vocabulary words, definitions, words used in a sentence, and an illustration that is presented in each Sidekick lesson: side B provides a learning organizer that helps students understand the vocabulary.

Craft and Structure Cards

A two-sided card: side A provides an explanation of skills presented in each Sidekick lesson; side B provides a question or graphic organizer to help students think critically about the skills.

Grammar and Language Skills Cards

A two-sided card: side A identifies and defines the concept introduced in each Sidekick lesson; side B provides a question, task, and/or graphic organizer to help students think critically about the concept.

Assessments

On eAlpha, downloadable and editable assessments are provided that align to Alpha Reading’s content and the CCSS for ELA. For each unit, there is a comprehensive Unit Test and Quizzes for each pair of selections that assess students’ understanding of the reading, vocabulary, language, and writing skills covered in their Student Books and Sidekicks.

Grade 1

  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources – Flashcards
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – ExamView – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Alignment to CCSS
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Scope and Sequence
  • Alpha Science Correlation with Alpha Reading (ELA) Grades 1-5

Grade 2

  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources – Flashcards
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – ExamView – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Alignment to CCSS
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Scope and Sequence
  • Alpha Science Correlation with Alpha Reading (ELA) Grades 1-5

Grade 3

  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources – Flashcards
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – ExamView – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Alignment to CCSS
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Scope and Sequence
  • Alpha Science Correlation with Alpha Reading (ELA) Grades 1-5

Grade 4

  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources – Flashcards
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – ExamView – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Alignment to CCSS
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Scope and Sequence
  • Alpha Science Correlation with Alpha Reading (ELA) Grades 1-5

Grade 5

  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Teacher Resources – Flashcards
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – ExamView – Teacher Resources
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Alignment to CCSS
  • Alpha Reading (ELA) – Grades K-12 – Scope and Sequence
  • Alpha Science Correlation with Alpha Reading (ELA) Grades 1-5
Alpha English Language Arts (ELA)Grade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5
Student Edition – Vol A + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-803-9978-1-78556-812-1978-1-78556-821-3978-1-78556-830-5978-1-78556-839-8
Student Edition – Vol B + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-804-6978-1-78556-813-8978-1-78556-822-0978-1-78556-831-2978-1-78556-840-4
Student Edition – Vol C + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-805-3978-1-78556-814-5978-1-78556-823-2978-1-78556-832-9978-1-78556-841-1
Student Practice Book – Vol A + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-806-0978-1-78556-815-2978-1-78556-824-4978-1-78556-833-6978-1-78556-842-8
Student Practice Book – Vol B + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-807-7978-1-78556-816-9978-1-78556-825-1978-1-78556-834-3978-1-78556-843-5
Student Practice Book – Vol C + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-808-4978-1-78556-817-6978-1-78556-826-8978-1-78556-835-0978-1-78556-844-2
Teacher Guide – Vol A + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-800-8978-1-78556-819-1978-1-78556-818-3978-1-78556-827-5978-1-78556-836-7
Teacher Guide – Vol B + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-801-5978-1-78556-810-7978-1-78556-819-0978-1-78556-828-2978-1-78556-837-4
Teacher Guide – Vol C + 1 YR Digital Access978-1-78556-802-2978-1-78556-811-4978-1-78556-820-6978-1-78556-829-9978-1-78556-838-1
Assessment Digital Access
Vol A, Card Package: Volcabulary, Craft & Structure, Grammer & Language978-1-78556-671-4978-1-78556-674-5978-1-78556-677-6978-1-78556-614-1978-1-78556-624-0
Vol B, Card Package: Volcabulary, Craft & Structure, Grammer & Language978-1-78556-672-1978-1-78556-675-2978-1-78556-610-3978-1-78556-620-2978-1-78556-630-1
Vol C, Card Package: Volcabulary, Craft & Structure, Grammer & Language978-1-78556-673-8978-1-78556-676-9978-1-78556-612-7978-1-78556-622-6978-1-78556-632-5