Word Heroes is a brand-new, research-based literacy supplement from authors Isabel L. Beck, Ph.D. and Margaret G. McKeown, Ph.D. that improves students' vocabulary and comprehension in a way that basal literacy programs can't do alone.
It's uniquely designed to:
- Make vocabulary instruction more efficient and effective.
- Build depeer levels of comprehension.
- Better prepare students to close read complext text in later grades.
- Support more intentional and meaningful discussions.
- 3 levels of instruction spanning Grades K-2
- Expert authorship by Isabel Beck, Ph.D. and Margaret McKeown, Ph.D.
- Rigorous read-aloud selections
- A wide variety of genres and text types
- 120 robust words for each level
- Wearable “Wowbands” that bring learning to the home
- Interactive Word Heroes Journals that extend learning and monitor progress