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Our ELA courses for Kindergarten–5th grade are highly rated by EdReports

Explore our free, high quality, Common Core-aligned curriculum designed by teachers for teachers. Our ELA courses for Kindergarten–5th grade received high scores from EdReports for alignment, including text quality and complexity, and knowledge building through text, vocabulary and tasks.

Kindergarten

Alignment

Meets Expectations

33/36

Text Quality

30/32

Building Knowledge

1st Grade

Alignment

Meets Expectations

33/36

Text Quality

30/32

Building Knowledge

2nd Grade

Alignment

Meets Expectations

33/36

Text Quality

30/32

Building Knowledge

3rd Grade

Alignment

Meets Expectations

37/42

Text Quality

28/32

Building Knowledge

4th Grade

Alignment

Meets Expectations

37/42

Text Quality

28/32

Building Knowledge

5th Grade

Alignment

Meets Expectations

37/42

Text Quality

28/32

Building Knowledge

Through our standards-based ELA curriculum, students:

  • Read high-quality, rigorous and engaging fiction and nonfiction texts

  • Engage in frequent discussions and writing projects

  • Build knowledge and expand vocabulary through units on high-interest topics and themes

  • Complete exciting culminating projects that solidify new skills and knowledge

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Interested in using Fishtank Learning in your school or district?

The core Fishtank Learning curriculum is available as an open educational resource for schools to use for free.

For schools and districts interested a program that fully supports teachers in implementing the curriculum, we offer Fishtank Plus.

Fishtank Plus unlocks a suite of premium resources and features designed to:

  • Help teachers prepare to teach new Fishtank units with innovative, content-focused PD modules

  • Better differentiate lessons with content-specific supports for meeting the needs of a range of learners

  • Monitor student progress throughout a unit with essential task guidance

  • Cut down on time spent creating student handouts