Integrating LevelUp Resources to Support Content Area Literacy
includes over 2,400 texts that may be used within the literacy block of the
instructional day. This includes hundreds of fiction and nonfiction texts that
may also be used to support the content areas of math, science, social studies,
social and emotional learning, and more. For this reason, teachers should
consider using the LevelUp library as a supplement to the other resources they
use in their units of study.
create their units of study within their core content areas, they should ponder
how they can expand the use of LevelUp to integrate the texts about math, science,
social studies, and social and emotional learning concepts during their
literacy block. This would begin by looking at both the English language arts
standards and the content standards for the grade level and determining the
desired student outcomes for these.
The flexibility in the use
of LevelUp provides teachers with additional instructional materials to support
their lessons. We have compiled a list of various instructional models and have
created sample lessons based on these models. Click on any of the following to
view a sample lesson!
Understanding by Design (UbD)
Danielson’s Framework for Teaching (FFT)
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP)
Gradual Release of Responsibility Instructional Framework
Math Daily Three
Additional Resources for Educators
What educator resources does LevelUp offer? Watch this video to familiarize yourself with the lesson plans, graphic organizers, printable books, and other resources available with LevelUp books.
Audio Support for Students
How is the audio support in LevelUp different from audiobooks? This video reveals how the complementary audio in most LevelUp books alleviates frustration, makes books accessible to all students, and helps students focus on reading.
Estimating Time Spent on LevelUp
Students use LevelUp at their own pace, but it can be helpful to have an idea of how long students may spend on each feature of the site: Reading a book: To estimate how long it will take a student to read a book, see "Audio Length" listed on the ...
How do students use LevelUp Land? Find out how to play our state-of-the-art game in this short video.
LevelUp Land is an immersive gaming environment available to students. With every assessment, book, or quiz completed, students earn credits: completing an in-take or progress monitoring assessment: 25 credits completing a book (self-selected): 5 ...