In grades PK-6, BPS schools provide uninterrupted blocks of time for reading instruction.
- 90 minutes in grades K through 3
- 60 minutes in grades 4 through 6
During the Literacy Period, teachers provide intervention and acceleration to students through direct instruction of concepts, strategies, and skills. Learning area activities provide reinforcement for these skills, strategies and understandings.
Guidance Documents Learning Area Rules Learning Area Activities Approved Resources Reading RTI (K-6) Approved Resources Reading Core (K-6) Reading Block Diagram (K-6) Writing Implementation Monitoring Tool Assignment Review Protocol Literacy Coaching Tool (K-12) Learning Area Organization Tool Orton-Gillingham Guidance Document Planners 21 Day Small Group Planner (Word) 21 Day Small Group Planner (PDF) Day by Day - 21 Day Planner