Fiction and nonfiction guided reading with explicit instruction in the Five Essential Elements of reading.
Support your students at each stage of reading development with engaging titles from Gear Up! By reading both fiction and nonfiction texts, students build upon their background knowledge, develop vocabulary, and improve their understanding of text features and comprehension strategies in a way they couldn’t with fiction alone. Gear Up! leveled student books have been written to draw young readers into the text using compelling stories and text features. This carefully balanced mix of genres and text styles works with the lesson plans for the most effective guided reading instruction possible!