Literacy Program

  • Sherry Chambers, Director
    401 John Barrow, Rm. 25 


    Literacy Program Description

    The LRSD elementary literacy program uses curricular resources that support the Science of Reading and developing a culture of reading. 

    • Heggerty is used in K-2 to build phonological awareness.
    • Fundations is taught in K-3 to build foundational skills (phonics, vocabulary, fluency, high frequency word study, and handwriting) 
    • Wit and Wisdom (K-5) is a knowledge-building curriculum that develops language comprehension and writing through complex texts on high interest topics with the long-term aim of improved achievement in literacy for all students. 
Reading 20 Minutes
  • Family Reading Lists

    Reading aloud to your child is the single most beneficial activity to support literacy development. Linked below are recommended titles for students at each grade. These books are not required, but you will definitely enjoy reading them with your child.   You can find these books at the local library, booksellers, and online. ENJOY! 


    First Grade 

    Second Grade 

    Third Grade 

    Fourth Grade 

    Fifth Grade