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With Journeys © 2017, readers are empowered by skill mastery; inspired by authentic, award-winning text; and confident that they are building the skills needed for college and careers. Backed by proven results, it's no surprise that Journeys is used by over 6.7 million students nationwide.

Journeys works.

  • Journeys K–2 earns an ESSA  Strong Evidence rating from the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University .
  • Journeys instruction is based on the latest scientific research about what makes literacy instruction effective.
  • Journeys students consistently show positive academic gains. Explore the evidence .

Utmost Confidence with Proven Results!

Built upon a research-based instructional design and proven efficacy results , Journeys is the most widely used reading program across the country.

Empower Students to Read Rigorous Texts.

A realistically paced close reading routine and online tools empower students to read rigorous texts. Using authentic text to anchor the core instruction, Journeys weaves the skills of close reading into a practical routine that is designed to have students read and reread for a variety of purposes, giving students more time to dig deeper into the text. The Student eBook provides tools that promote close reading such as responding to questions at point-of-use, highlighting text, and taking notes online. Journeys Close Reader consumable resources feature the high-quality paired text from each Student Book lesson and instruction in reading, re-reading, note-taking, and text annotation—empowering students to read any rigorous text.

Flexible Literacy Instruction with Powerful Tools to Reach all Learners.

Journeys “your way” with an array of powerful, easy-to-use digital tools. From the Teacher Dashboard, use the versatile and fully searchable Journeys resources to customize lessons that engage and inspire students. All resources, from lessons to practice materials, are at teachers’ fingertips.

With Assessment, We Work in Progress.

Journeys assessment offerings allow teachers to inform instruction, monitor progress, and prepare students for academic challenges. The ability to assess and score assessments online supports these efforts by making it easier to track and report as needed. 

Leveled Readers Build Confident Readers.

Journeys Leveled Readers allow teachers to meet the needs of students through multiple titles in a variety of genres at each level. With precisely leveled texts and lesson plans designed by Irene Fountas— Journeys Special Consultant and leader in guided reading—you can be assured you are systematically building reading success as well as confident readers.

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Program overview.

Journeys is a K–6 comprehensive, research-based English Language Arts program built on the foundation of the proven Journeys instructional design that provides all students with a path to achieving rigorous standards with print and state-of-the-art digital components. Students are empowered by skill mastery, inspired by authentic, award-winning text, and are confident—confident in their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, confident in their ability to analyze complex text, and confident that they are building the skills they need for college and careers.

Backed by Proven Results

Success builds confidence..

The research-based instructional design of Journeys , the most widely-used reading program in the country, is backed by the following efficacy studies that prove results were achieved.

National Research Base (3.61 MB)

HMH Journeys Research RCT Gold Standard Efficacy Study at Grades K–2

Students using the Journeys program showed significant growth on all six outcome measures and all subpopulations of students using Journeys showed significant learning gains. Comparisons between students using Journeys and students using other elementary language arts programs showed that Journeys students significantly outperformed control students.

Journeys Gold Standard Study (1.9 MB)

Field Study Efficacy Research

For this study a single unit was selected for the field study at Grades 2, 3, and 4. When comparing the pre- and post- test results, the average score increased by a statistically significant amount.

Journeys Field Study (442 KB)

Texas Journeys Multi-Year Quasi-Experimental Study

At Grades 3 and 5, Journeys students had significantly higher achievement than non- Journeys students. The percentage of students meeting/exceeding the state standards in reading was greater at Journeys schools than the comparison schools.

The Journeys advantage grew over the three-year interval, with the largest increase occurring in the third year.

Effectiveness of Journeys in Texas using existing data sources (5.7 MB)

Engaging, Complex Texts

Journeys uses multiple sources of engaging, complex text to develop a love of reading, teach strategies that result in close reading, and anchor all of the instruction throughout the lesson. 

Anchor Text

  • Authentic, award-winning texts from favorite authors
  • Worthy of reading and re-reading
  • Serves as a model text for grammar and writing lessons

Connected Text

  • Topically connected to the Anchor Text to develop content knowledge
  • Used as a second source to complete a performance-type task in Compare Text feature
  • Included in a consumable Close Reader for students to practice annotating and collecting text evidence

Trade Books

  • Allow students to apply what they are learning in an extended reading opportunity
  • Accompanied by two weeks of Project-based Learning in the Unit Teacher Editions that segments the text, teaching the same Close Reading Routine as used with the Anchor Text. 

Differentiation & Intervention

Whether through the print resources or eTeacher’s Guide with one click access, differentiation starts at point of use. Journeys provides a wealth of whole-class and small-group resources for flexibly meeting the needs of all learners every day right within the lesson. Daily Lesson Plans and a variety of resources provide tools to manage Small Group instruction.

Closely tying intervention back to the core program, the Write-in Reader, available in print or online, provides targeted Tier II intervention to help students develop the strategy of monitoring and clarifying. This re-reading for a purpose after each short passage supports analytic thinking and enables them to successfully access on-grade-level instruction. 

For Tier III intervention, HMH Decoding Power: Intensive Reading Instruction provides support in foundational skills, bringing struggling students up to grade level through a system of sequenced skills from entrance to exit.

Leveled Readers for Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated instruction in small groups helps focus instruction and provide immediate feedback. Journeys Leveled Readers, leveled by Irene Fountas, offer a wide range of readability levels at each grade allowing teachers to accelerate student progress towards reading more complex text. Journeys Leveled Readers are tied to the topic of the Anchor Text, include lesson vocabulary, and connect and extend comprehension skills and strategies from whole-class lessons. In addition to the small-group instructional support in the Teacher’s Edition, every Journeys Leveled Reader comes with an 8-page Teacher’s Guide designed by Irene Fountas that supports students at their instructional level. Each Teacher’s Guide includes Running Records along with opportunities to promote thinking within the text, thinking beyond the text, thinking about the text, and writing about reading.

Suite of Integrated Assessments

From daily touch points to more structured quarterly pull ups, HMH Assessments are strategically positioned within the academic year to help you accurately gauge your students’ progress. To help you understand how they work together, we’ve organized our individual assessment items around three key objectives:

  • Inform your instruction for each student
  • Monitor progress to optimize outcomes
  • Prepare students and teachers for the next academic challenge or diagnostic milestone

Developed by Literacy Experts

Teach with confidence. Journeys is a research-based comprehensive English Language Arts program developed by literacy experts including Special Consultant, Irene Fountas.

Shervaughnna Anderson - Program Consultant

Shervaughnna Anderson is the Director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA. Ms. Anderson brings an extensive knowledge of coaching and has experience in establishing and nurturing professional learning communities. She is a former teacher, coach, and site and district-level administrator.

Before joining the UCLA Reading Program, Ms. Anderson was a K–12 English Language Arts Consultant at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. She has experience working with diverse student populations throughout the United States and abroad. In addition, she has served on state committees addressing English Language Arts instruction, English Learners, and instructional practices for African American students.

Martha Hougen - Program Consultant

Martha Hougen is a national consultant, presenter, researcher, and author. Areas of expertise include differentiating instruction for students with learning difficulties, including those with learning disabilities and dyslexia, and teacher and leader preparation improvement. Dr. Hougen received a BS in Education from University of Wisconsin at Madison, an MEd from American University, and a PhD in Educational Administration from University of Texas at Austin. She has taught at the middle school through graduate levels. Recently her focus has been on working with teacher educators to enhance teacher and leader preparation to better meet the needs of all students.

In addition to peer-reviewed articles, curricular documents, and presentations, Dr. Hougen has published two college textbooks: The Fundamentals of Literacy Assessment and Instruction Pre-K–6 (2012) and The Fundamentals of Literacy Assessment and Instruction 6–12 (2014).

Carol Jago - Program Consultant

Carol Jago is a teacher of English in middle and high school for 32 years, and director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA. Past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, Ms. Jago served as AP* Literature content advisor for the College Board and now serves on its English Academic Advisory committee. She edits the journal of the California Association of Teachers of English, California English , and served on the planning committee for the 2009 NAEP Reading Framework and the 2011 NAEP Writing Framework.

She is the recipient of the IRA Thought Leader in Adolescent Literacy Award. Ms. Jago has published six books with Heinemann, including With Rigor for All and Papers, Papers, Papers . She has also published four books on contemporary multicultural authors for NCTE’s High School Literature Series.

Ms. Jago received her BA in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and MA Secondary Credential from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Erik Palmer - Program Consultant

Erik Palmer is a veteran teacher and education consultant based in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Palmer’s areas of focus include improving oral communication, promoting technology in classroom presentations, and updating instruction through the use of digital tools. He has worked with school districts in the United States and Mexico in the area of teaching speaking skills to 21st-century learners. He has also worked with private and public schools as a consultant on two topics: teaching oral communication, and showing non-tech-savvy teachers practical ways to use technology in the classroom. He is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at state, regional, and national conferences of education professionals.

Dr. Palmer holds a BA from Oberlin College and an MA in curriculum and instruction from the University of Colorado. He is the author of Well Spoken: Teaching Speaking to All Students and Digitally Speaking: How to Improve Student Presentations .

Shane Templeton - Program Consultant

Shane Templeton is the Foundation Professor Emeritus of Literacy Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. A former classroom teacher at the primary and secondary levels, Dr. Templeton’s research has focused on developmental word knowledge in elementary, middle, and high school students. He is co-author of Words Their Way ; Vocabulary Their Way: Word Study for Middle and Secondary Students ; Words Their Way with Struggling Readers , Grades 4–12; and Words Their Way with English Learners . His other books include Teaching the Integrated Language Arts and Children’s Literacy: Contexts for Meaningful Learning.

Since 1987, Dr. Templeton has been a member of the Usage Panel of The American Heritage ® Dictionary. He is an educational consultant on The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary and wrote the foreword to the recently published Curious George’s Dictionary . He is also a senior author of Houghton Mifflin Reading ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Spelling and Vocabulary ; coauthor of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt English ; and co-author of Earobics ® REACH .

Sheila W. Valencia - Program Consultant

Sheila Valencia is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of Washington, where she teaches and conducts research in the areas of literacy assessment, instruction, policy, and teacher development. Dr. Valencia began her career as a 6th-grade teacher in an urban district in New York City, followed by several years as a teacher in a rural district, and then as director of a reading clinic for students with reading difficulties. She went back into public education for six years before returning to academia as a teacher educator and researcher.

Dr. Valencia’s work has appeared in numerous journals, including Reading Research Quarterly , The Reading Teacher , Elementary School Journal , Journal of Literacy Research , and Journal of Teacher Education . She is also a co-author of Houghton Mifflin Reading . Dr. Valencia has served on national, state, and local assessment committees to improve reading assessment systems and policies, and was the 2009–2010 chair of the IRA Assessment Committee. In 2008, she was inducted into the International Reading Association Reading Hall of Fame. Dr. Valencia received her MEd from SUNY Buffalo and a PhD from the University of Colorado.

MaryEllen Vogt - Program Consultant

MaryEllen Vogt is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Vogt has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, special education specialist, curriculum coordinator, and university teacher educator, and served as president of the International Reading Association. Her research interests include improving comprehension in the content areas, teacher change and development, and content literacy and language acquisition for English learners.

Dr. Vogt has provided professional development in all fifty US states, and in nine other countries. She was inducted into the California Reading Hall of Fame, and received her university’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award. With a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Vogt is a co-author of 15 publications, including Houghton Mifflin Reading ; 99 MORE Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model ; and Reading Specialist and Literacy Coaches in the Real World, Third Edition .

Irene Fountas - Special Consultant

Irene Fountas is a former classroom teacher, language arts specialist, and consultant in school districts across the nation and abroad. Ms. Fountas works extensively in the literacy education field and directs the Literacy Collaborative in the School of Education at Lesley University. She spends her time providing training to literacy coaches and key administrators who play roles in teacher development and school improvement. Along with her co-author, Gay Su Pinnell, she has developed the country’s most widely used standard for leveling text for small group instruction. They have authored many books, including Guided Reading , Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency , and When Readers Struggle . Their latest publication is The Continuum of Literacy Learning, Grades Pre-K–8: A Guide to Teaching .

Dr. Fountas is the recipient of the Greater Boston Council of the International Reading Association’s Celebrate Literacy Award. She is a consulting author for Lessons in Literacy from Great Source, Houghton Mifflin Leveled Readers , Houghton Mifflin Vocabulary Readers , and Houghton Mifflin Science Leveled Readers .

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K–12 Solution

The goal of English Language Arts educators is to build a continuum of standards instruction, student achievement, assessment readiness, and preparedness for college and careers. As the leading provider of ELA content, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offers a continuity of learning experiences that span K–12. With Journeys © 2017 at Grades K–6 and Collections © 2017 at Grades 6–12, the progression from grade to grade and from elementary to secondary is connected by Shared Program Consultants, literacy experts, and familiar instructional design, features, and resources to ensure a continuum of achievement for students. 

Common Resources and Components

  • Close Reader: Develops analysis skills by guiding students to read/reread, annotate the text, and cite evidence to support inferences and conclusions.
  • my WriteSmart: A collaborative interactive writing and performance assessment tool
  • Stream to Start™ Videos: Engaging format to introduce the unit topic
  • Channel One News ® : Award-winning daily news program to spark conversations
  • FYI site: Provides contemporary informational texts and media to engage students with real-world connections
  • Interactive Lessons for Writing, Speaking, and Listening: Provide engaging digital lessons to extend and enrich instruction
  • my Notebook: Digital tool allows students to collect and organize their notes in preparation for writing
  • Language Workshop: Additional daily instruction for English language development that accelerates student acquisition of academic language skills
  • Continuum Assessments™: Measures student growth over time with technology-enhanced item formats that adapt to each student
  • Performance Assessment: Guided instruction and practice for successfully completing performance tasks

Common Instructional Features

  • Text X-Ray: Breaks down the key ideas in the text and provides a way to make challenging concepts comprehensible to all students
  • Text Complexity Rubrics: Quantitative and qualitative text complexity at a glance
  • Annotate It! : Guides the use of technology into the instruction for seamless integration. 

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Spanish and Biliteracy Resources

Because HMH is committed to providing teachers and students with access to quality resources in both English and Spanish, a wide range of Senderos resources are available through the Journeys Teacher and Student Dashboards on ThinkCentral, including:

Leveled Readers

  • Family Connections: Letters Home
  • Decodable Readers

Scope and Sequence

Journeys is a comprehensive English Language Arts program that provides systematic instruction for Reading Literature and Informational Text, Foundational Skills, Speaking and Listening, Language, Writing, and English Language Development. To see the complete scope and sequence of instruction, click on the link.

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Journeys © 2017 is a comprehensive, research-based English Language Arts program built on the foundation of the proven Journeys instructional design, providing all students with a path to achieving rigorous standards with print and state-of-the-art digital components. Students are empowered by skills mastery and inspired by authentic, award-winning text that builds confidence with:

  • Developing problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Strengthening the ability to analyze complex text.
  • Building the necessary skills for college and careers.

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Sample Senderos Now

Journeys is a research-based English Language Arts program with proven results. Focused, comprehensive instruction helps to engage and meet the needs of all learners, ensuring that every reader is empowered, inspired and confident.

Close Reading Routine

A practical three-step routine paces students, allowing them more time to dig deeper analyzing the text which, in turn, empowers them to read more complex text.

All instruction is tied together by an anchor text—authentic, complex text that anchors all instruction. These are the texts that teachers love to teach and inspire students to love to read.

Journeys Leveled Readers offer multiple titles in a variety of genres at each level. Precisely leveled texts and lesson plans build reading success while also building confident readers.

Student Resources

The Journeys Student Book is a comprehensive resource that provides instruction and practice for all strands of ELA instruction: close reading of authentic, complex text; writing to sources; process writing; speaking and listening activities; academic vocabulary development; and grammar lessons. Journeys offers rich and engaging reading experiences through a wealth of authentic award-winning texts for all learners. The Table of Contents identifies the literary and informational selections, many of them exemplar and award-winning texts—the texts students love to read.

Beginning in Kindergarten with read alouds, all instruction is tied together by an anchor text—a core piece of authentic, complex text that does exactly what the name implies . . . it anchors all instruction. These are the texts that teachers love to teach and inspire students to love to read. Why does HMH ® anchor instruction to authentic, complex text? Because only authentic, complex text is worthy of reading and rereading and only authentic, complex text mirrors what students will encounter on next generation assessments. This means seamless, daily practice and preparation for high stakes assessments.

To develop the habit of close reading, students need practice analyzing complex texts. The Close Readers at grades 1-6 feature the high-quality paired text from each Student Book lesson in an interactive, read/reread format. To facilitate active analysis, students are guided to annotate and mark up complete texts. To strengthen student's understanding of the lesson topic, each close reading culminates in a written response tied to the lesson's Essential Question.

The Reader’s Notebook provides prompts and questions for text analysis as well as practice with reading comprehension, writing, and language skills.

Digital Resources

The Student eBook provides tools that promote close reading of complex texts. Students can respond to questions at point-of-use, record spoken responses, highlight text, and take notes online.

Create a learning environment that inspires all learners with digital resources that launch from the Student eBook unit openers. Much like movie trailers, Stream to Start™ Videos pique student interest, introduce the topic, and create a framework for thinking about the unit texts as a whole. For encouraging students to talk and write about today's issues and events, the FYI site provides fresh, curated informational texts related to the unit, while Channel One News ® provides award-winning daily news to spark conversation.

Providing instruction and guidance for purposefully rereading specific parts of the complex Anchor Text, Be a Reading Detective inspires students to read closely and to analyze the use of language.

The Student Dashboard gives learners access to a wealth of resources, including the Student eBook, my WriteSmart, interactive digital lessons, and up-to-date informational articles related to unit topics.

my Notebook allows students to collect and organize their notes in preparation for writing and discussions.

Extend and enrich learning through engaging, student-directed Interactive Lessons in writing and listening and speaking.

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Help students build their vocabulary knowledge through weekly lessons on academic and domain-specific vocabulary tied to the Anchor Texts.

Vocabulary in Context Cards help students deepen their vocabulary knowledge by engaging with the photograph, context sentence, and definition for each Target Vocabulary word. In the Student eBook, students can click on a highlighted vocabulary word to see and hear the definition in English and Spanish, providing student-directed point-of-use scaffolds for vocabulary development.

Vocabulary Strategy lessons give students the morphological and contextual tools they need to determine and confirm the meaning of unfamiliar words and to generate new vocabulary.

An informational Vocabulary Reader for each lesson provides additional practice with the vocabulary introduced in the Anchor Text.

Foundational Skills

Building confidence in young readers begins with strong foundational skills. Journeys provides all the resources needed for Foundational Skills instruction, appropriate pacing, and a sequence of skills to help empower even the youngest learners. Fluency skills are taught explicitly once each week and are practiced and applied daily. In every lesson, students practice recognizing decoding elements and applying them to reading fluency. Decoding skills tie directly to spelling patterns and principles to ensure word knowledge growth across students’ reading and writing tasks.

Alphafriend Cards and activities provide letter-sound practice through research-based characters and songs.

Sound/Spelling Cards are used for modeling and explicit instruction in sound-spelling correspondences.

Decodable Readers and Blend-It Books provide opportunities to apply every sound-spelling correspondence in multiple contexts, building mastery.

Leveled Readers and Vocabulary Readers

Build confident readers. Differentiated instruction in small groups helps teachers focus instruction and provide immediate feedback. Journeys Leveled Readers allow teachers to confidently meet the needs of students through multiple titles in a variety of genres at each level. With precisely leveled texts and lesson plans designed by Irene Fountas, Journeys Special Consultant and leader in Guided Reading, teachers can be assured they are systematically building reading success.

In every lesson, Journeys includes a Vocabulary Reader, an additional leveled text that provides more contextualized practice with the vocabulary introduced in the Anchor Text. To build students' domain knowledge, each Vocabulary Reader is an informational text. And like the other Leveled Readers in Journeys , the Vocabulary Readers are supported by an eight-page lesson plan designed by Irene Fountas.

Extend Reading

Engage and extend reading to inspire students to want to read more. Students in Grades 1–6 have opportunities three times per year to immerse themselves in a full-length trade book, drawing on their close reading experiences with selections in the Student Book. Each trade book has a title-specific lesson plan that contains the 3-part close reading routine that students are familiar using to analyze the Student Book Anchor Texts. To support 21st century learning, each trade book is available digitally with audio and each lesson features two weeks of project-based learning tied to the topic of the trade book.

Reading Adventures Magazines for students in Grades 3–6 include texts and activities on a variety of engaging topics that motivate students to finish the school year strong.

Lesson Plans

The Journeys weekly lesson plan for both whole-class and small-group instruction provides a clean overview and realistic pacing of instruction.

my SmartPlanner, a powerful planning tool, and a few clicks allow you to spend less time planning and more time teaching the art of reading.

Journeys fully searchable Dashboard resources are right at teachers’ fingertips to customize lessons to meet the instructional needs of all students.

With HMH Player™, teachers can pull favorite lessons from their own collections along with open-source content and videos to customize Journeys ’ lessons. HMH Player provides anytime/anywhere access to Journeys – work offline then sync work when online. It’s that easy.

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Support Close Reading

Journeys empowers teachers with the support needed for preparing for close reading of complex text including “Why This Text?” — an explanation of what makes a specific text complex. A Text Complexity Rubric provides more than a level range; it also assists teachers in understanding the Qualitative measures as well as Reader and Task considerations. The Text X-Ray feature illuminates the key ideas and academic language features in the text and provides scaffolding recommendations so that teachers are prepared to support students where they are most likely to struggle.

To provide flexible close reading instruction, the Close Readers are built into the instructional plan of the core Teacher's Edition and supported by Close Reader Teacher's Editions.

3-Step Close Reading Routine

Journeys weaves the skills of close reading into a practical 3-step routine that is realistically paced to give students more time to dig deeper analyzing the text.

Through this 3-step close reading routine, students are taken back into the same text for different purposes and further engage with that text using online tools to organize their thinking. Time and support to read closely empowers students to read rigorous text.

The Journeys 3-step routine to build close reading habits includes the following sequence:

During the first read on day 1 of the lesson plan, students read the complete text and teachers provide the modeling and instruction to gain an understanding of the author’s big ideas.

During the second read, students apply the close reading “Dig Deeper” skills they were taught as they analyze short sections of the same text, citing evidence and responding at high depth of knowledge levels.

The close reading routine culminates with an independent close reading of the anchor text, providing a gradual release that builds independence and empowers readers.

Interactive Whiteboard Lessons

Engage students in the learning process through hands-on lessons in phonics, vocabulary strategies, grammar, text analysis, and writing and research skills.

Support for Intervention

To enable students to successfully access on-grade level instruction, intervention is closely tied back to the core program. The print Write-in Reader or online Interactive Worktext provide targeted Tier II intervention to help students develop close reading habits that support analytic thinking. The text in the Write-in Reader is related in topic to the grade level Anchor Text and provides scaffolded support. Following the related text, the Reading Detective feature always connects back to the complex Anchor Text with step-by-step scaffolding to ensure all students have a path to access on-grade level text.

For Tier III intervention, HMH Decoding Power: Intensive Reading Instruction provides support in foundational skills to bring struggling students up to grade level through explicit, sequential, and systematic instruction of skills from entry to exit.

Writing and Grammar

Writing instruction in Journeys empowers students and teachers. my WriteSmart—a dynamic, award-winning writing tool—offers an intuitive online writing environment linked to reading that guides students through the process of collecting compelling text evidence to write skilled analyses of two or more texts according to specific prompts, just like they’ll encounter on next generation assessments. The Journeys online writing program seamlessly connects all learning tasks, including process writing in all genres, writing to sources, analytic writing, and performance tasks. my WriteSmart enables teachers to effectively evaluate students’ writing with eRater, as well as provides a way to communicate with students on their writing from start to finish. Thus creating a truly collaborative environment that empowers students and teachers to be successful.

Writing Traits Scoring Rubric for each mode of writing guides teachers in accurately scoring students’ work each week.

Performance Tasks in each unit of the Student Book provide step-by-step guidance in analyzing and synthesizing complex texts before writing a critical response.

Research and Media Performance Tasks at the start of each unit in the Teacher’s Edition provide students with multiple opportunities to develop and publish collaborative research projects of varying lengths.

The Common Core Writing Handbook complements the writing instruction in Journeys . It provides students with a model for each writing form, scaffolded practice, and a handbook resource. The Teacher’s Guide provides mini-lessons for every handbook topic.

Core Grammar instruction connected to writing develops students’ abilities to convey meaning effectively using conventional grammatical structures. GrammarSnap Videos demonstrate grammar concepts through short, high-energy videos.

Speaking And Listening

Journeys instruction helps students develop speaking and listening skills—key 21 st Century competencies. Classroom Conversation features prompt rich, collaborative peer exchanges. Speaking and Listening lessons in the Teacher’s Edition provide detailed guidelines for effective classroom discussions designed for all learners. Think/Pair/Share activities are ideal for engaging all students in academic conversations. Think/Pair/Share activities provide a variation in which students write their ideas before collaborating with a partner.

English Learner Support

Journeys provides research-based support to meet the needs of today's diverse classrooms. Support for learners at all stages of English proficiency ensures that every student receives a world-class 21st-century education. Support for English learners' linguistic and academic progress is integrated into the core instruction. Throughout each lesson, the Student Book and Teacher's Edition provide instructional support that English learners need to read complex texts and meet high standards.

Language Support Cards preteach concepts in each lesson, build background, promote oral language, and develop high-utility vocabulary and academic language that enable students to contribute more fully to core activities.

Language Workshop is designed to provide additional instructional time for English learners to develop the English language knowledge and abilities needed to successfully engage with core content. Language Workshop lessons and materials support students in developing collaborative, interpretive, and productive skills, as well as in understanding how English works. Vocabulary Network lessons aid students in quickly expanding their bank of vocabulary by mapping the relationships among related words.

The ELL Teacher’s Handbook is a comprehensive guide to EL instruction including Professional Development, Best Practices guidelines, and classroom resources.

The ELL Newcomer Teacher’s Guide offers twelve focused, efficient lessons plus corresponding posters and videos that emphasize survival vocabulary and high-utility language functions for students needing the basics of English.

Assessment System

The comprehensive assessment system in Journeys provides the data needed to make informed instructional decisions.

Entry-level assessments include: Universal Screening and the Language Workshop Assessment Handbook, which measures the progress of English learners across proficiency levels.

Formative and Progress Monitoring assessments include: Benchmark Assessments, Unit Tests, and the Common Core Reading Practice and Assessment App. The Standards-Based Assessment Resource includes rigorous tasks and questions, complex text passages, and tech-enhanced item formats (online only) for valuable student practice. Intervention Assessments measure progress of students receiving intervention instruction. Performance Assessment provides performance tasks with guided instruction and practice.

Weekly Tests

The Weekly Tests, available at Grades 1-6, help teachers monitor and report student progress on key skills and vocabulary. To provide students with ongoing practice with rigorous assessment items, the online Standards-Based Weekly Tests in Journeys assess lesson-level mastery of standards with new passages and technology-enhanced items that mirror SBAC* and PARCC ™* .

Running Records

Also available for each Leveled Reader, record students’ key reading behaviors and understanding.

The passages in Cold Reads increase gradually in Lexile ® measures throughout the year, from below grade level to above grade level. Each passage is accompanied by selected-response questions and constructed-response prompts, requiring students to read closely, answer questions at substantial depth of knowledge levels, and cite text evidence. Perfect for practice in reading increasingly complex texts, Cold Reads support fluent reading and assessing students' progress.

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Previous Editions

The Scope and Sequence provides an overview of the concepts to be covered in a given period of time, as well as how those concepts are addressed over the series as whole. Download a PDF to see the progression and order of topic introduction.

Journeys Common Core © 2014 Scope and Sequence

Journeys © 2011/2012 scope and sequence, correlations.

Correlation guides indicate how the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts are addressed in the Journeys program. Download a PDF to see specifics at a particular level.

Journeys Common Core © 2014

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This post begins with descriptions of the free Journeys reading program resources available here. Scroll down for the actual links to each ebook, for grades K – 6. Clicking into the links will automatically launch the ebooks. The ebooks that are handbooks or workbooks have printable pages. To print, open a workbook and look at the buttons on the left side. The last button is “More.” Click into it to print pages, as shown in the following image:

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Descriptions of the Ebooks: (Scroll down for ebook links).

Student ebooks provide lessons with reading and comprehension, vocabulary, grammar and writing exercises. There’s also a link to the In the News current events ezine.

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Additional tools are available for some of the grades. Lessons appear to align with the main student ebooks:

Reading Adventures Magazine includes literature and informational texts and activities.

Writing Handbooks include step-by-step exercises for writing different types of compositions. Pages can be printed. 

Write-In Readers have short comprehension, vocabulary, and handwriting exercises, with pages that can be printed. 

Reader’s Notebooks have spelling, vocabulary, and grammar lessons. Pages can be printed.

Cold Reads are reading comprehension passages with questions. Pages are printable.

Close Readers are for analyzing short text passages.

Grammar Snap Videos are short lessons on grammar topics.

Links to the Journeys Reading Program Ebooks:

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Do you have access to the answer keys for 3rd and 5th grade cold reads? I am wanting to use these as retests for my Special Education students. Thanks in advance for any help you may can offer.

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The answer keys are within the books. Click into the book and then go into the “contents” and you will see the answer key there.

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Comment: I love the Free Journeys Reading Resource. I wish there are more of these out there.

Question: I can’t seem to find Journeys student ebook grade 3 book 3 for lesson 26-30. would you be able to help me with that, please.

Whatever I have on this site is all I’ve found so far. If I come across it, I will post it and send you the info. In the meantime, have you seen the Journeys activities listed in this post ?

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Lessons 26-30 are located in the Reading Adventures Magazine.

Thanks a million Ladies.

Kindly assist where I can find Journeys Ebook grade 4, lesson 26-30. There’s Reader’s Notebook ( teacher’s Edition) for these lessons.

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Looking for answers to 6th grade readers notebook

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This is good stuff! I’m about to teach a true beginner, a young learner, English as a Foreign Language. Any thoughts or suggestions? Thanks!

I have no experience teaching foreign students. But there are many resources available online, some free. Here’s an article you may find useful with links to resources. Hope it helps: ESL Resources

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Do you know how to access the Journeys Grade 5 Program Assessment link from ThinkCentral? I was about to find Grade 4, but I haven’t been able to find Grade 5. Grade 4 looks like this btw: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2017/na/gr4/program_assessments_9780544702066_/index.html

I found this link to intervention assessments for grades K – 6. Hope it helps. Journeys Intervention And here is the general link to Journeys Grade 5 Teacher Resources: Journeys G5 Teacher Resources

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Thank you for that link, do you have the same links for grade 1-3 and grade 5-6? How do I find these? I am looking for the weekly assesments and benchmark assesments specifically for each grade.

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Is there a Grade 6 Reader’s Notebook Teacher Edition? I see one for all of the other grades but not 6.

I have not been able to find that one yet. Will be happy to add it if I come across one or I’m sent a link.

I am looking for the weekly assesments and benchmark assesments specifically for each grade do you happen to have the links for these? Someone above posted them for 4th grade only.

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I can’t get the links to work anymore. The page opens but just spins and spins. Is anyone else having this problem?

Try copying the link and pasting it into a new tab. Sometimes that works.

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Hi! Any chance you have found any of the grade 6 projectables? Those would be a great addition to some of these resources! I love that you have the textbook digitally!

I’ve got access to projectables up to grade 5. I’ll keep my eye out for grade 6.

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Hi, TRAYKAY

I was hoping that you may be able to find the Cold Reads for Grade 1 and 2?

I very much appreciate your website.

Regards Paul

Unfortunately, I have not been able to find Cold Reads for Grades 1 and 2. I’ve checked the various sections of the Teachers Resources and have not seen them. I’ll add them if I come across them.

I have added the Cold Reads for Grades 1 and 2 to the blog post. Those with access to Journeys teacher resources can find them in the Literacy Workshop under Assessments.

Great! Thank you. This has really helped me with at least 6/7 classes I am running。 I am truely grateful xx

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Tysm for this website! Is it possible to download the Journeys Write In Readers for each grade level? My school internet goes out alot and then I can’t access them. Thanks!

I don’t think downloading can be done from the online site. It looks like you may be able to print individual pages from the “More” tab.

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Any links for the weekly tests for each grade? And benchmark assessments ?

Here is the link for the Literacy Workshop which has links to assessments (and other resources) for grades K – 6: https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2017/na/gr5/focuswall_9781328834737_/literacy_workshop_hub/launch.html

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Journeys Through Bookland (Complete Set of 10 Volumes Including the Guide) (A New and Original Plan for Reading Applied to World's Best Literature for Children) Hardcover – January 1, 1939

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  • Publisher Bellows-reeve Company
  • Publication date January 1, 1939
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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B000VGJ2K2
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bellows-reeve Company; 10th edition (January 1, 1939)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.45 pounds
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Journeys Guided Reading Lesson Plan - First Grade Lesson 8

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