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Differentiated Instruction


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Differentiated Instruction

Innovative HI-LO Solutions with:

Read Me!, Blazers, Sci-Hi, Fusion,

Freestyle/Freestyle Express, and Atomic!

Text Pairs for Science and Social Studies Differentiated Instructions

Provide access to the same content with two books at different reading levels. These matching Text Pairs help on-level students and struggling readers with Strong science and social studies content. Freestyle for grades 6-9+, is a new approach to nonfiction, creating a "magazine" look and feel that appeals to readers of all abilities and draws them into the books. Titles include ample white space, sub-headings, one key visual element on every page, and smaller images in sidebars.

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    Freestyle Express for grades 6-9+ and a reading level of grade 3, gives essential support to struggling readers on key curriculum topics. These titles use a simplified version of the Freestyle layout, making it easy for less confident readers to follow.

  • Freestyle Express Logo

    Freestyle Express for grades 6-9+ and a reading level of grade 3, gives essential support to struggling readers on key curriculum topics. These titles use a simplified version of the Freestyle layout, making it easy for less confident readers to follow.

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Read Me!

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Entertaining Content…Exciting Design…Vivid Images… Accessible nonfiction for young reluctant readers! Read Me! is a high-interest, accessible product line aimed at Elementary level reluctant readers. These books introduce fun, unique, and whenever possible, curriculum-relevant topics. While the subjects covered in Read Me! are designed for 2nd through 4th grade readers, the text is presented at a 1st to 2nd grade reading level. The exciting design, entertaining subjects, and vivid images are combined with very simple text to make these books a perfect fit for reluctant readers.


  • Interest Level: Grades 2-4
  • Reading Level: Grades 1-2
  • 32 Pages, 7 5/8" x 9 5/8"
  • Simple text with in-text definitions
  • Vivid photos and lively illustrations
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Further Reading Page
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Blazers books are written at a grade 1-2 reading level for struggling and reluctant readers in grades 3-8+. Blazers spark the imagination with the latest high-interest topics. Blazers to the Extreme is a fast-paced, action-charged adventure into the world of extreme sports. Dynamic text and high-action photography offer a gripping glimpse into today's most popular extreme sports.


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This brand for Grades 6-9+ is written at a 4th Grade Reading Level. Sci-Hi utilizes a high-interest, magazine-like design and approach, containing unique and varied text features, in order to deliver content in a high-interest format. Each title takes on a key and cohesive area of content found in national science curriculum standards and delivers that information using colorful illustrations, photos, quizzes, charts, graphs, and summaries, allowing for a greater sense of interactivity and easier readability. Digestible chunks of information, along with clear introductions and summaries of important content in each chapter, encourage reluctant and struggling readers to approach, read, and learn important, tested science content.

Each Book Includes:

  • Full-color photographs
  • Magazine-style design, with engaging layout, typography, and images
  • Unique, stimulating treatment of vocabulary words
  • Digestible chunks of information
  • Colorful illustrations, photos, graphs, and summaries

Each Chapter includes:

  • First paragraph of each chapter is a very brief synopsis of chapter
  • Obscure facts randomly throughout the main text keep interest
  • Clear and direct subheadings
  • Unique text features such as
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Call out definitions
  • Labeled photos and diagrams
  • Short bios of key contributors
  • Science "proejcts in action"
  • Surprising science facts that are fun and fascinating

Raintree Fusion

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Raintree Fusion for grades 4-7, is high-interest nonfiction aligned with curriculum, at a grade 2 reading level, making it accessible to struggling readers. Background knowledge of subject matter is incorporated into the text. The text is written using clear, predictable text structures. All vocabulary is defined at point of use. Each title uses engaging photographs and illustrations, and has a clean, clear design that supports readability.


  • Each book focuses on a curriculum topic
  • Vocabulary words defined at point of use
  • Carefully lelved text allows readers to access and understand curriculum topics
  • Strking images provide a focal learning point and engage the reader
  • 32 Pages
  • Size is 7 5/8" X 9 5/8"
  • Index
  • Table of Contents
  • Glossary
  • Diagrams
  • Fact Boxes
  • More Books to Read
  • Web sites
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Atomic is leveled, high-interest nonfiction that motivates reluctant and less able readers with text that is related directly and simply to the images. Each book is designed as a fun, exciting page-turner so that readers are encouraged to keep reading and gain fluency.

Text is related directly and simply to the stunning, large images; while facts, statistics, and processes are presented through graphic organizers to help build curriculum and comprehension skills.

There are four reading levels to choose from, with eight titles at each reading level, each with a different text type: discussion, report, explanation, or recount.