National Geographic Reach

The next generation of language, vocabulary, reading, writing, and content for elementary students is within Reach!

  • Actively engages and immerses students in a connected, expanding, and dynamic language environment
  • Layers and scaffolds essential skills and strategies to move all learners to independence
  • Easily adapts to meet your instructional priorities and requirements
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Authors

Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor at San Diego State University received the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference. Dr... more

Lada Kratky

During her 18 years of teaching in K–2 classrooms, as well as teaching Descubriendo la lectura and Reading Recovery, Lada Kratky has fostered a love o... more

Nonie K Lesaux

Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education Her research and teaching focuses on reading development and preventing reading difficulties of children from linguistically diverse backgroun... more

Deborah J Short

Dr. Short directs Academic Language Research & Training and provides professional development on academic literacy, content-based ESL, and sheltered instruction worldwide. At the Center for Applied Li... more

Sylvia Linan Thompson

Associate Professor and Fellow, University of Texas, Austin As the associate director of the National Research and Development Center on English Langu... more

Jennifer D Turner

Associate Professor, University of Maryland Turner teaches reading education, and multicultural literature and instruction for reading specialists. She has published on exemplary literacy teachers and... more
Assessment

Reach offers frequent and varied assessments to inform instruction.

Assessment Handbooks include:

  • Level A: Part Tests, Unit Tests, Language Function Rubrics, Affective Measures
  • Level B: Part Tests, Unit Tests, Language Function Rubrics, Fluency Benchmark Assessments, Writing Benchmarks, Portfolio Forms
  • Levels C-F: Part Tests, Unit Tests, Language Function Rubrics, Afffective and Metacognitive Measures, Fluency Benchmark Assessments, Writing Benchmarks, Portfolio Forms

English Language Proficiency Tests include:

  • Pre-Test: Identify student ELP and complete profile to include Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Place students into Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced/Advanced High groups.
  • Post-Test: Show growth in ELP from the beginning to the end of the year.

eAssessment includes:

  • Graphic reports support decision-making
  • Multiple views of student performance
  • Online teaching option

ExamView® CD-ROMs include:

  • Question banks of all Part and Unit Tests with editing capability
  • Test Wizard to create your own tests

Unit Test Booklets eliminate the need to make copies.

Summative Assessments, with formats similar to state tests, measure student performance in targeted skills.

Technology

myNGconnect.com for Students includes:

  • Student eEdition
  • Digital Library
  • Vocabulary Games
  • Build Background Videos

myNGconnect.com for Teachers includes:

  • Teacher eEdition
  • Online Lesson Planner
  • Online Professional Development
  • Classroom Presentation Tool

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