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					                                                                                        CORRELATION
                                                                              FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                               READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                        CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                     Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                             SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                            IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*
                                                                                                              Each Phonics Skill Bag lesson has clearly stated goals and
                                                                                                              objectives for the unit. The objectives are stated on the front
                                                                                                              of the lesson folder. Also, the StartUp Overview &
K-5(6)   O01   Overall Instructional Design Clearly stated goals and objectives                               Assessment Handbook (pages 4-5) , BuildUp Overview &               I
                                                                                                              Assessment Handbook (pages 4-5) , and SpiralUp Overview
                                                                                                              & Assessment Handbook (pages 4-5) contain clearly stated
                                                                                                              goals and objectives for the program.


                                                                                                               The StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook contains
                                                                                                               resources that would help a teacher understand the rationale
                                                                                                               for the instructional approach. (pages 4-28, 79)
                                                                                                               The BuildUp Overview & Assessment Handbook contains
                                            Resources available to help the teacher understand the rationale resources that whould help a teacher understand the
                                            for the instructional approach and strategies utilized in the      rationale for the instructional approach. (pages 4-28, 79)
K-5(6)   O02   Overall Instructional Design                                                                                                                                      M
                                            intervention (e.g., articles, explanations in the teacher manuals, The SprialUp Overview & Assessment Handbook contains
                                            references, reliable websites)                                     resources that would help a teacher understand the rationale
                                                                                                               for the instructional approach. (pages 4-28, 111)
                                                                                                               The Quick Phonics Assessment Handbook contains
                                                                                                               resources that would help a teacher understand the rationale
                                                                                                               for the instructional approach (pages 6-7, 80)
                                                                                            CORRELATION
                                                                                  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                   READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                     CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                  Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                              SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                                  I/M*

                                                                                                            The Phonics Skill Bags units are explicit and systematic in
                                                                                                            approach. When used in sequence, student will acquire the
                                                                                                            skills to progress throughout the sets. The StartUp Overview
                                                                                                            & Assessment Handbook (pages 24-27), The BuildUp
K-5(6)   O03   Overall Instructional Design Explicit and systematic instruction                                                                                               I
                                                                                                            Overview & Assessment Handbook (pages 24-27), and the
                                                                                                            SpiralUp Overview & Assessment Handbook (pages 22-23)
                                                                                                            each have a scope and sequence that outline the systematic
                                                                                                            way that the units can be taught.

                                                                                                            The skill units in Phonics Skill Bags support current
                                                                                                            research on best practices. The structured daily sequence
                                                                                                            explicitly covers Phonemic Awareness in StartUp (Purple
                                                                                                            Units) and BuildUp (Blue Units) . Phonics is explicitly taught
                                            A coherent instructional design (e.g., the five components of   in StartUp (Purple Units) , BuildUp (Blue Units) and SpiralUp
K-5(6)   O04   Overall Instructional Design reading are clearly linked within as well as across each        (Orange Units) . Comprehension is covered in StartUp ,            I
                                            component)                                                      BuildUp and SpiralUp through decodable book activities.
                                                                                                            Sight word vocabulary is explicitly taught in StartUp ,
                                                                                                            BuildUp , and SpiralUp . Fluency is in each unit in the
                                                                                                            SpiralUp Kit. Passages where words read per minute are
                                                                                                            calculated are included in each unit.
                                                                                                            Each Phonics Skills Bag unit has a structured daily
                                                                                                            sequence that explicitly covers all five areas of reading
                                                                                                            throughout the unit. Phonics, Phonemic Awareness, and
                                                                                                            Vocabulary are covered on every day of instruction.
K-5(6)   O05   Overall Instructional Design All five components of reading addressed each day                                                                                 I
                                                                                                            Comprehension and fluency are addressed after students
                                                                                                            have had an opportunity to learn the new phonetic skill.
                                                                                                            Comprehension and fluency are addressed through
                                                                                                            decodable books and passages.
                                                                                            CORRELATION
                                                                                  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                   READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                          CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                        Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                                SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                           IN MAJOR TOOL                                    I/M*
                                                                                                                Spelling Specification
                                                                                                                Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                                Skill Bags has spelling instruction. The spelling instruction is
                                                                                                                taught each day across the unit.
                                                                                                                Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill        I
                                                                                                                Bags has spelling instruction. The spelling instruction is
                                                                                                                taught each day across the unit.
                                                                                                                Each Orange Unit in the SpiralUp series of Phonics Skill
                                              Instruction in spelling, writing, oral language, and listening    Bags has spelling instruction. The spelling instruction is
K-5(6)   O06   Overall Instructional Design                                                                     taught each day across the unit.
                                              comprehension
                                                                                                                Oral Language Specification
                                                                                                                Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                                Skill Bags covers some oral language. The specification is
                                                                                                                covered in the sight word section of each day of instruction.       M
                                                                                                                Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                Bags covers some oral language. The specification is
                                                                                                                covered in the sight word section of each day of instruction.

                                                                                                                Each Red Unit (1-50) and Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp
                                                                                                                series of Phonics Skill Bags cover this specification. The
                                                                                                                unit lessons are broken down in a teacher friendly format that      I
                                                                                                                have instructional routines, demonstrations and correction
                                                                                                                procedures.
                                                                                                                Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                              Consistent ‘teacher friendly’ instructional routines, including
                                                                                                                Bags cover this specification. The unit lessons are broken
K-5(6)   O07   Overall Instructional Design                                                                                                                                         I
                                                                                                                down in a teacher friendly format that have instructional
                                              correction procedures
                                                                                                                routines, demonstrations and correction procedures.
                                                                                                                Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                                Skill Bags cover this specification. The unit lessons are
                                                                                                                broken down in a teacher friendly format that have                  I
                                                                                                                instructional routines, demonstrations and correction
                                                                                                                procedures.
                                                                                         CORRELATION
                                                                               FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                   CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                               Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                               SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                       IN MAJOR TOOL                                I/M*
                                                                                                           Each Red Unit (1-50) and Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp
                                                                                                           series of Phonics Skill Bags provide frequent interactions
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           between teachers and students. The interaction is built into
                                                                                                           each day of unit instruction.
                                                                                                           Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
K-5(6)   O08   Overall Instructional Design Frequent interactions between teacher and students             Bags provide frequent interactions between teachers and
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           students. The interaction is built into each day of unit
                                                                                                           instruction.
                                                                                                           Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags provide frequent interactions between teachers
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           and students. The interaction is built into each day of unit
                                                                                                           instruction.

                                                                                                           Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have lessons that are detailed to ensure
                                                                                                           implementation accuracy. The lesson folders provide explicit
                                                                                                           instruction that is broken down into easy to manage parts.
                                                                                                           They provide guidance for teachers to implement the lesson.
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have lessons that are detailed to ensure
                                                                                                           implementation accuracy. The lesson folder provide explicit
                                                                                                           instruction that is broken down into easy to manage parts.
                                                                                                           They provide guidance for teachers to implement the lesson.
                                              Lessons that are highly detailed to ensure implementation
K-5(6)   O09   Overall Instructional Design
                                              accuracy                                                     Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have lessons that are detailed to ensure
                                                                                                           implementation accuracy. The lesson folder provide explicit     I
                                                                                                           instruction that is broken down into easy to manage parts.
                                                                                                           They provide guidance for teachers to implement the lesson.

                                                                                                           Each Orange Unit (1-31) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have lessons that are detailed to ensure
                                                                                                           implementation accuracy. The lesson folder provide explicit     I
                                                                                                           instruction that is broken down into easy to manage parts.
                                                                                                           They provide guidance for teachers to implement the lesson.
                                                                                         CORRELATION
                                                                               FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                     CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                  Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                              SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                        IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*
                                                                                                           Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have activities in the lessons that reflect objectives.
                                                                                                           Each unit has independent and small group activities that
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           students can do. These are located on the back of the
                                                                                                           lesson. Each unit also has reproducibles that have other
                                                                                                           activities that students can do.
                                                                                                           Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                           unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                           unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
K-5(6)   O10   Overall Instructional Design Student materials that are aligned with instruction
                                                                                                           can do.
                                                                                                           Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp Series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each unit
                                                                                                           has independent and small group activities. These are              I
                                                                                                           located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                           unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
                                                                                                           can do.
                                                                                                           Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                           located on the Day 5 lesson page.
                                                                                         CORRELATION
                                                                               FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                    CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                               Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                              SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                        IN MAJOR TOOL                                I/M*

                                                                                                           The materials in the Phonics Skills Bags are logically
                                                                                                           organized. This organization can be found in the Overview
                                                                                                           and Assessment Handbook Components at a Glance section
                                                                                                           for each kit. Each skill bag contains the materials that
K-5(6)   O11   Overall Instructional Design A logical organization to the materials                        teacher would need to successfully execute the lesson.          I
                                                                                                           Page references: StartUp Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook pages 8-10, BuildUp Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook pages 8-10, SpiralUp Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook pages 8-12)
                                                                                                           Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags has a consistent lesson format. Each lesson starts
                                                                                                           with phonological awareness, then the main focus of the
                                                                                                           lesson (letter recognition), and ends with small group
                                                                                                           activities.
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags has a consistent lesson format. Each unit is
                                                                                                           broken down into five days of instruction. Each day has
                                                                                                           phonemic/phonological awareness instruction, spelling
                                                                                                           instruction, and vocabulary instruction.
K-5(6)   O12   Overall Instructional Design A consistent lesson format for each day
                                                                                                           Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have a consistent lesson format. Each unit is broken
                                                                                                           down into five days of instruction. Each day has phonemic       I
                                                                                                           awareness instruction, spelling instruction, and vocabulary
                                                                                                           instruction.
                                                                                                           Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have a consistent lesson format. Each unit is
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           broken down into five days of instruction. Spelling and word
                                                                                                           meaning skills are taught across all units.
                                                                                       CORRELATION
                                                                             FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                              READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                            SUBJECT:           Reading
                          CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                    CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                    SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                          PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                           GRADE(S):           K-5
                       COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                         (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                  Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                             SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*
                                                                                                           Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each unit
                                                                                                           has independent and small group activities that students can
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           do. These are located on the back of the lesson. Each unit
                                                                                                           also has reproducibles that have other activities that students
                                                                                                           can do.
                                                                                                           Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                           unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                           unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
K-5(6)   O13   Overall Instructional Design Ample student practice opportunities                           can do.
                                                                                                           Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp Series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each unit
                                                                                                           has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                           unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
                                                                                                           can do.
                                                                                                           Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                           unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                           located on the Day 5 lesson page.
                                                                                            CORRELATION
                                                                                  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                   READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:           Reading
                           CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                     CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):           K-5
                        COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                          (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                  Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                                SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                       IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*

K-5(6)   O14   Overall Instructional Design Activities (e.g., centers) that are reading related
                                                                                                            Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                            Bags have activities in the lessons that reflect objectives.
                                                                                                            Each unit has independent and small group activities that
                                                                                                                                                                               I
                                                                                                            students can do. These are located on the back of the
                                                                                                            lesson. Each unit also has reproducibles that have other
                                                                                                            activities that students can do.
                                                                                                            Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                            Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                            unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                                                                                               I
                                                                                                            located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                            unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
                                              Activities in the lessons that reflect their corresponding
K-5(6)   O15   Overall Instructional Design                                                                 can do.
                                              objectives
                                                                                                            Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp Series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                            Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each unit
                                                                                                            has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                                                                                               I
                                                                                                            located on the Day 2, Day 4, and Day 5 lesson pages. Each
                                                                                                            unit also has reproducibles that have other activities students
                                                                                                            can do.
                                                                                                            Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                            Skill Bags have ample student practice opportunities. Each
                                                                                                                                                                               I
                                                                                                            unit has independent and small group activities. These are
                                                                                                            located on the Day 5 lesson page.
                                                                                                            Prompts for immediate feedback are found throughout each
                                                                                                            StartUp unit, BuildUp unit, and SpiralUp unit within the
                                                                                                            Phonics Skills Bags.
K-5(6)   O16   Overall Instructional Design Prompts for teachers to provide immediate feedback                                                                                 M
                                                                                                            Example: Prompts such as Where do you hear the /u/ sound
                                                                                                            in the word; Do the letters match the sounds in the word, can
                                                                                                            be found in Start Up unit 12 short u.
                                                                                            CORRELATION
                                                                                  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                   READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:           Reading
                           CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                        CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):           K-5
                        COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                          (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                    Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                                SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                          IN MAJOR TOOL                                  I/M*

                                                                                                               All Red Units (1-50) and Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp
                                                                                                               series of Phonics Skill Bags have specific scaffolding
                                                                                                               instruction that is prominent within the lesson. Each unit is
                                                                                                                                                                                 I
                                                                                                               broken down where a teacher models the desired strategy.
                                                                                                               The teacher then guides the student through the strategy.
                                                                                                               Finally, the student apllies the strategy on their own.
                                                                                                               All Blue Units (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                            Specific scaffolding instruction that is a prominent part of the   Bags have specific scaffolding instruction that is prominent
K-5(6)   O17   Overall Instructional Design                                                                    within the lesson. Each unit is broken down where a teacher
                                            lessons                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                               models the desired strategy. The teacher then guides the
                                                                                                               student through the strategy. Finally, the student applies the
                                                                                                               strategy on their own.
                                                                                                               All Orange Units (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                               Skill Bags have specific scaffolding instruction that is
                                                                                                               prominent within the lesson. Each unit is broken down where
                                                                                                                                                                                 I
                                                                                                               a teacher models the desired strategy. The teacher then
                                                                                                               guides the student through the strategy. Finally, the student
                                                                                                               applies the strategy on their own.
                                                                                                               The Phonics Skills Bags are ideal for differentiated
                                                                                                               instruction. The accompanying Quick Phonics Assessment
                                              Differentiated instruction that is prominent, with specific      (QPA) targets specific needs for individual students. The
K-5(6)   O18   Overall Instructional Design                                                                                                                                      I
                                              instructions for differentiating                                 implementation chart found on pages 78-79 directs teachers
                                                                                                               to the appropriate Skill Bag Lesson according to individual
                                                                                                               need.
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                                                                                 READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                     CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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                                                                                                            The Quick Phonics Assessment would be used to help
                                                                                                            create flexible groupings. The Quick Phonics Assessment
                                                                                                            provides tasks that could help best determine where a
                                                                                                            student's instruction should begin. The Quick Phonics
                                                                                                            Assessment Handbook contains all of the tasks the student's
K-5(6)   O19   Overall Instructional Design Guidelines and materials for flexible grouping                  would need for placement (pages 36-54). The Handbook             I
                                                                                                            also includes teacher record forms (pages 56-74), a
                                                                                                            summary of results chart (page 77), and an implementation
                                                                                                            chart (pages 78-79). The implementation chart would be
                                                                                                            used to determine where the student's instruction should
                                                                                                            begin.
                                                                                                            The Phonics Skills Bags are a comprehensive phonics
                                                                                                            intervention. The program consists of three kits StartUp ,
                                                                                                            BuildUp and SpiralUp . The scope and sequence of all three
                                                                                                            kits combined provides a seamless continuum of researched
                                                                                                            based phonetic skills that begins with simple decoding skills
K-5(6)   O20   Overall Instructional Design Comprehensive intervention                                                                                                       I
                                                                                                            with short vowels and consonants and progresses to
                                                                                                            decoding multi-syllabic words. Pre and post assessments are
                                                                                                            provided for each kit to determine placement for the student.
                                                                                                            Quick Check Assessments are also available for each kit to
                                                                                                            assess student mastery in a skill.
                                                                                                            The Phonics Skills Bags are a complete stand alone
                                                                                                            phonics program. Three kits (StartUp , BuildUp , and
                                                                                                            SpiralUp ) make up the complete program. These kits
K-5(6)   O21   Overall Instructional Design Intervention that is a sufficient stand alone program           contain all materials and decodable texts needed to teach        I
                                                                                                            each unit in the program. Each kit is accompanied with an
                                                                                                            Overview and Assessment Handbook for implementation and
                                                                                                            assessment needs.
                                                                                                            Each kit in the Phonics Skill Bags is accompanied with an
                                                                                                            Overview and Assessment Handbook. The introduction
K-5(6)   O22   Overall Instructional Design Intervention that specifies for whom it is appropriate                                                                           I
                                                                                                            section of each handbook discusses who the program is
                                                                                                            designed for. The introduction pages are found on pages 4-7.

                                                                                                            Within the Phonics Skill Bags , English Language Learners
                                                                                                            are provided for with support tips designed specially for ELL
                                                                                                            in every unit in the program.
K-5(6)   O23   Overall Instructional Design Instruction that provides for English Language Learners (ELL)                                                                    M
                                                                                                            Example: Start Up Lesson 12 short u Day 3 of instruction,
                                                                                                            you will find an ELL icon with specific activities for ELL
                                                                                                            learners.
                                                                                            CORRELATION
                                                                                  FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                   READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                              SUBJECT:          Reading
                            CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                           CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                      SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                            PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                             GRADE(S):          K-5
                         COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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                                                                                                                  The Phonics Skill Bags offer explicit teaching guides that
                                               Intervention that can be taught by a reading specialist, special   accompany each unit. These guides are explicit and can be
K-5(6)   O24    Overall Instructional Design                                                                                                                                        M
                                               education teacher, or general education teacher                    used with a reading specialist, special education teacher, or
                                                                                                                  a general education teacher.
                                                                                                              The Phonics Skill Bags units have a progression of
                                                                                                              difficulty. The StartUp series (Red Units 1-50, Purple Units 1-
                                               Instruction that progresses from easier phonological awareness 25) covers letter recognition and letter sounds. The BuildUp
K-5(6)   PA01    Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                             I
                                               activities to more difficult phonological awareness activities series (Blue Units 1-31) introduces blends, digraphs, etc.
                                                                                                              The SpiralUp series (Orange Units 1-32) introduces
                                                                                                              multisyllabic words, syllable spelling patterns, etc.

                                                                                                                  The Phonological Awareness Skills in the Phonics Skills
                                                                                                                  Bag follow a continuum in the scope and sequence that is
                                                                                                                  research based. The continuum begins with simple tasks
                                               Phonological awareness that starts with larger units (words and
K-5(6)   PA02    Phonological Awareness                                                                           with words and syllables and progresses to phonemes. The          I
                                               syllables) and progresses to smaller units (phonemes)
                                                                                                                  scope and sequence can be found in the StartUp Overview
                                                                                                                  & Assessment Handbook and BuildUp Overview &
                                                                                                                  Assessment Handbook on pages 24-28.

                                                                                                              The Phonological Awareness Skills in the Phonics Skills
                                                                                                              Bags follows a continuum in the scope and sequence that is
                                                                                                              research based. The continuum begins with simple tasks with
                                               Phonological awareness that starts with rhyming and progresses rhyming and progresses to phoneme isolation, blending,
K-5(6)   PA03    Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                             I
                                               to phoneme isolation, blending, segmenting and manipulation    segmenting and manipulation. The scope and sequence can
                                                                                                              be found in the StartUp Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                              Handbook and BuildUp Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                              Handbook on pages 24-28.

                                                                                                                  The Phonological Awareness Skills in the Phonics Skills
                                                                                                                  Bags follow a continuum in the scope and sequence that is
                                                                                                                  research based. The continuum begins with simple tasks with
                                               Phonological awareness that starts with shorter words and
K-5(6)   PA04    Phonological Awareness                                                                           shorter words and progresses to longer words. The scope           I
                                               progresses to longer words
                                                                                                                  and sequence can be found in the StartUp Overview and
                                                                                                                  Assessment Handbook and BuildUp Overview and
                                                                                                                  Assessment Handbook on pages 24-28.

                                                                                                                  All Red Units (1-50) and Purple Units (1-25) in the StartUp
                                                                                                                  series of Phonics Skill Bags have specfic phonological
                                                                                                                  awareness instruction that is taught explicitly every day. The
K-5(6)   PA05    Phonological Awareness        Phonological awareness that is taught explicitly every day                                                                           I
                                                                                                                  Red Units teach phonological awareness at the beginning of
                                                                                                                  each lesson. The Purple Units teach phonological/phonemic
                                                                                                                  awareness on days 1-4 of instruction.
                                                                                       CORRELATION
                                                                             FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                              READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:           Reading
                         CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                         CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):           K-5
                      COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                        (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                    Committee Member Evaluation
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                                                                                                             Phonological Awareness is included in every StartUp and
                                          Phonological awareness that is only a small portion of the daily
K-5(6)   PA06   Phonological Awareness                                                                       BuildUp Lesson. Each lesson’s activity begins with a 5-10         M
                                          lesson (no more than 30 minutes a day)
                                                                                                             minute explicit activity.
                                                                                                             The phonological activities in the StartUp and BuildUp
                                                                                                             Phonics Skill Bags follow a research based continuum from
                                          Activities that follow the continuum of word types (beginning with simple to complex skills. This sequence can be found in the
K-5(6)   PA07   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                         M
                                          short words that contain 2 or 3 phonemes)                          StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook pages 24 - 27
                                                                                                             and BuildUp Overview & Asessment Handbook pages 24
                                                                                                             –27.

                                                                                                              All Red Units (1-50) and Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp
                                                                                                              series of Phonics Skill Bags have specific scaffolding
                                          Teacher modeling of phonological awareness as well as guided        instruction that is prominent within the lesson. Each unit is
K-5(6)   PA08   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                         I
                                          practice                                                            broken down where a teacher models the desired strategy.
                                                                                                              The teacher then guides the student through the strategy.
                                                                                                              Finally, the student apllies the strategy on their own.

                                                                                                              Sound pronunciation guides are found within each StartUp,
                                                                                                              BuildUp, and SpiralUp lesson. The guides are embedded
                                                                                                              within the lesson at point of use.
                                                                                                              Examples: StartUp Unit 9 Cc (Purple Unit) - Day 1
K-5(6)   PA09   Phonological Awareness    A sound pronunciation guide                                         instruction (Spelling Word Section); BuildUp Unit 3 s-family     M
                                                                                                              blends (Blue Unit) - Day 1 instruction (Spelling Word
                                                                                                              Section); SprialUp Unit 12 Vowel diphthong /oi/ syllable
                                                                                                              patterns (Orange Unit) - Day 1 instruction (Spelling Word
                                                                                                              Section)
                                                                                                              The StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook and the
                                                                                                              BuildUp Overview & Assessment Handbook discuss student
                                          Instructions to alert the teacher of student readiness pertaining
K-5(6)   PA10   Phonological Awareness                                                                        readiness of Phonological Awareness Skills in the                M
                                          to phonological awareness activities
                                                                                                              Introduction Sections on page 4, and the Research sections
                                                                                                              found on page 6.
                                                                                                              Each StartUp Unit (Purple Units) and BuildUp (Blue Units)
                                                                                                              have a corresponding quick check assessment to assess for
                                                                                                              mastery. The StartUp quick check assessments are located
K-5(6)   PA11   Phonological Awareness    A description of what constitutes mastery                           in the StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook on pages           M
                                                                                                              41-76. The BuildUp quick check assessments are located in
                                                                                                              the BuildUp Overview & Assessment Handbook on pages
                                                                                                              45-91.
                                                                                       CORRELATION
                                                                             FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                              READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:           Reading
                         CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                           CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):           K-5
                      COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                        (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                          Committee Member Evaluation
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                                                                                                               Phonological activities begin without the use of letters to
                                                                                                               reinforce students’ awareness of sounds so they can more
                                          Intervention that begins instruction using auditory phonological
K-5(6)   PA12   Phonological Awareness                                                                         easily move to sound/symbol relationships. The StartUp Red            I
                                          awareness activities (without use of letters)
                                                                                                               lessons (1-50) begin the continuum with listening, rhyme
                                                                                                               recognition, word discrimination, etc.
                                          Phonological awareness activities that eventually include the use
                                                                                                            Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                          of letters (placing letters in Elkonin boxes for example) to help
K-5(6)   PA13   Phonological Awareness                                                                      Skill Bags covers instruction where students use letters to              I
                                          students make the connection between sounds and print (the
                                                                                                            make the connection between sounds and print.
                                          alphabetic principle)

                                                                                                               The phonological activities in the StartUp and BuildUp
                                                                                                               Phonics Skill Bags follow a research based continuum from
                                          Instructions that make it clear that the teacher should not begin    simple to complex skills. This sequence can be found in the
K-5(6)   PA14   Phonological Awareness    including letters with phonological awareness activities until the   Overview and Assessment Handbooks for each kit. Start Up              I
                                          student has acquired phonological awareness                          Overview and Assessment Handbook pages 24 - 27. Build
                                                                                                               Up Overview and Asessment Handbook page 24 –27. All
                                                                                                               skills are presented first in the absence of letters and then
                                                                                                               move to sound/symbol relationships.
                                                                                                               Each Red Unit (1-50) in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
K-5(6)   PA15   Phonological Awareness    Auditory rhyming activities (recognition and production)             Bags covers instruction where student learn about rhyme               I
                                                                                                               recognition and production.
                                                                                                               Poems, rhymes, and songs are included in the phonological
                                                                                                               activities that reinforce auditory alliteration. CD’s are included
K-5(6)   PA16   Phonological Awareness    Auditory alliteration activities                                     with each StartUp and BuildUp kit to aid in the reinforcement         M
                                                                                                               of skills. Explicit Teacher’s Guides in StartUp and BuildUp
                                                                                                               kits also provide auditory alliteration activities.

                                                                                                               The StartUp series (Red Units 1-50) of Phonics Skill Bags
                                                                                                               provides opportunities for students to count the number of
                                          Prompts for students to count the number of words in spoken
K-5(6)   PA17   Phonological Awareness                                                                         word in a sentence through concept of word and sentence               I
                                          sentences
                                                                                                               activities. These lessons are documented in the StartUp
                                                                                                               Overview & Assessment Handbook found on pages 24-28.
                                                                                         CORRELATION
                                                                               FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:           Reading
                         CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                            CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):           K-5
                      COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                        (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                           Committee Member Evaluation
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GRADE     ID        COMPONENT                             SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                                 IN MAJOR TOOL                                    I/M*
                                                                                                             The StartUp series (Red Units 26-50 and Purple Units 10-
                                                                                                             25) of Phonics Skill Bags provides opportunities for
                                          Activities that involve counting the number of syllables in a word students to count the number of syllables in a word through
K-5(6)   PA18   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                                I
                                          (blending first and then segmenting)                               syllable activities. These lessons are documented in the
                                                                                                             StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook found on pages
                                                                                                             24-28.
                                                                                                                 Several of the units in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                 Bags cover this specification. Purple Units 10, 12, 14, 15,
                                                                                                                 17, and 18 have specific instruction that cover this
K-5(6)   PA19   Phonological Awareness    Activities for students to blend onsets and rimes                      specification.                                                       I
                                                                                                                 Several of the units in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                 Bags cover this specification. Blue Units 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7
                                                                                                                 have specific instruction that cover this specification.

                                                                                                                 The StartUp series of Phonics Skill Bags covers this
                                          Phoneme isolation that is in the following order: initial, final and   specification. The Purple Lessons (1-25) focus on phoneme
K-5(6)   PA20   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                                I
                                          medial                                                                 isolation. If taught in sequence from Unit 1 to Unit 25, it would
                                                                                                                 follow the order of initial, final, and medial phoneme isolation.

                                                                                                                 Several of the units in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                 Bags cover this specification. Purple Units 16, 17, and 19
                                                                                                                 have specific instruction that covers this specification.
K-5(6)   PA21   Phonological Awareness    Phoneme blending                                                       Several of the lessons in the BuildUp series of Phonics              I
                                                                                                                 Skill Bags cover this specification. Blue Units 2, 7, 11, 18,
                                                                                                                 25, 30, 31 have specific instruction that cover this
                                                                                                                 specification.


                                                                                                                 Several of the units in the StartUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                 Bags cover this specification. Purple Units 16, 17, and 19
                                                                                                                 have specific instruction that covers this specification.
K-5(6)   PA22   Phonological Awareness    Phoneme segmentation                                                                                                                        I
                                                                                                                 Several of the units in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                                 Bags cover this specification. Blue Units 2, 7, 11, 18, 25, 30,
                                                                                                                 31 have specific instruction that cover this specification.
                                                                                        CORRELATION
                                                                              FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                               READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:           Reading
                         CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                         CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):           K-5
                      COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                        (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                      Committee Member Evaluation
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                                                                                                               The lessons in the StartUp Poetry Poster Mini-Lessons book
                                                                                                               have instruction that requires students to manipulate
                                                                                                               phonemes. The lessons in the BuildUp Poetry Poster Mini-
                                                                                                               Lessons book have instruction that requires students to
K-5(6)   PA23   Phonological Awareness    Phoneme manipulation                                                                                                                   I
                                                                                                               manipulate phonemes.
                                                                                                               Several of the units in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                               Bags cover this specification. Blue Units 3, 5-10, 12-31 all
                                                                                                               have instruction that involve phoneme manipulation.
                                                                                                               Elkonin boxes, counters, fingers etc are used in order to
                                                                                                               provide explicit lessons to teach and review phonological
                                                                                                               awareness skills. An Elkonin box black line master is found
                                          Activities using Elkonin boxes, counters, tiles, fingers, auditory   at the end of each Overview and Assessment Handbook
K-5(6)   PA24   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                           I
                                          cues                                                                 (StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook , page 77;
                                                                                                               BuildUp Overview & Assessment Handbook pages 92-93).
                                                                                                               Elkonin Boxes are also located on side 2 of the student
                                                                                                               workmats.
                                                                                                               Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                               Skill Bags has a poetry poster. The poetry poster is used in
                                                                                                               conjunction with the unit to link phonological awareness with     I
                                                                                                               phonics instruction. The lessons for the poetry poster are
                                          Phonological awareness instruction that is linked with phonics       found in the StartUp Poetry Poster Mini-Lessons book.
K-5(6)   PA25   Phonological Awareness
                                          instruction
                                                                                                               Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                               Bags has a poetry poster. The poetry poster is used in
                                                                                                               conjunction with the unit to link phonological awareness with     I
                                                                                                               phonics instruction. The lesson for the poetry poster are
                                                                                                               found in the BuildUp Poetry Poster Mini-Lesson book.
                                                                                                               Each StartUp unit and BuildUp unit in the Phonics Skill Bags
                                                                                                               contain words in the phonological awareness activities that
                                          Words that are used in phonological awareness activities are         are later seen in the poetry posters, word lists, or decodable
K-5(6)   PA26   Phonological Awareness                                                                                                                                           M
                                          found in later word lists and text readings                          texts.
                                                                                                               Example: See StartUp Unit 12 Short u (Purple Unit), Days 1-
                                                                                                               5
                                                                                          CORRELATION
                                                                                FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                 READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:           Reading
                         CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                      CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):           K-5
                      COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
                        (list all that apply) For 6-12 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Listening Comprehension                                                                   Committee Member Evaluation
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                                                                                                           Each Purple Unit (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                           Skill Bags focuses on only 1 or 2 phonological awareness
                                          Daily focus lesson focuses on only 1 or 2 phonological
K-5(6)   PA27   Phonological Awareness                                                                     skills.                                                            I
                                          awareness skills
                                                                                                           Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                           Bags focuses on only 1 or 2 phonological awareness skills.
                                                                                                           Phonological Awareness instruction continues on a daily
                                                                                                           basis in all StartUp and BuildUp units. The scope and
                                                                                                           sequence found in each Overview and Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook (StartUp Overview & Assessment Handbook
                                                                                                           pages 24-27, BuildUp Overview & Assessment Handbook
                                          Helps for the teacher to determine when oral language
                                                                                                           pages 24-27) lists the developmental continuum of
K-5(6)   PA28   Phonological Awareness    phonological awareness activities should drop out of the                                                                            M
                                                                                                           phonological awareness skills. The sequence begins with
                                          curriculum
                                                                                                           simple skills and progresses to the most complex skills.
                                                                                                           However, the SpiralUp curriculum does not include
                                                                                                           phonological awareness activities as students at this level of
                                                                                                           decoding would have phonological awareness skills
                                                                                                           mastered.
                                                                                                           The instructions in each explicit teacher’s guide for each unit
                                          Sound pronunciation, distortion of stop sounds, holding out
K-5(6)   PA29   Phonological Awareness                                                                     provide information for teachers to enunciate each sound           M
                                          continuous sounds
                                                                                                           correctly.
                                                                                                           The StartUp series of the Phonics Skill Bags cover this
                                                                                                           specification. The Red Units (1-50) cover letter recognition
K-5(6)   P01           Phonics            Letter-sounds introduced explicitly                                                                                                 I
                                                                                                           skills. The Purple Units (1-25) cover the letter sounds. The
                                                                                                           letter sounds are explicity taught in each lesson.
                                                                                                           The scope and sequence for each phonics kit separtes
                                                                                                           letters that are auditorily and visually similar. This can be
                                                                                                           located in the scope and sequence found in each Overview
                                                                                                           and Assessment Handbook for each kit.
K-5(6)   P02           Phonics            Letters that are auditorily and visually similar are separated                                                                      M
                                                                                                           Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook , pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook , pages 24-27; SpiralUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                           Handbook , pages 22-23
                                                                               CORRELATION
                                                                     FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                      READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                     CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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                                                                                                    The StartUp Build Up and Spiral Up kits in the series of
                                                                                                    Phonics Skill Bags covers this specification. All phonics skills
                                                                                                    are are taught explicitly and reviewed through a spiraled
                                                                                                    curriculum if taught in order of the scope and sequence of
K-5(6)   P03      Phonics           Letter-sounds introduced systematically                                                                                             I
                                                                                                    instruction. Page References: StartUp Overview &
                                                                                                    Assessment Handbook, pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview &
                                                                                                    Assessment Handbook, pages 24-27; SpiralUp Overview &
                                                                                                    Assessment Handbook, pages 22-23

                                                                                                    Each kit in the Phonics Skill Bags teaches sound/symbol
                                                                                                    correspondences to mastery. A Quick Check Assessment is
                                                                                                    provided for use at the end of every unit, Also, the
                                                                                                    curriculum is spiraled to ensure that students will continue
                                                                                                    practice with the learned phonetic element. The Quick
                                    Letter-sound correspondences taught to mastery and reviewed     Checks can be found in the Overview and Assessment
K-5(6)   P04      Phonics                                                                                                                                               I
                                    frequently                                                      Handbook for each kit. The scope and sequence can also
                                                                                                    be found in the Overview Handbook
                                                                                                    Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                    Handbook , pages 24-27, 41-76; BuildUp Overview &
                                                                                                    Assessment Handbook , pages 24-27, 45-91; SpiralUp
                                                                                                    Overview & Assessment Handbook , 22-23, 44-107

                                                                                                    Informal assessment tips are provided throughout each unit
                                                                                                    in the program. These assessment tips provide teachers with
                                                                                                    explicit behaviors to observe and corrective activities and
K-5(6)   P05      Phonics           Procedures for immediate, constructive feedback                                                                                     I
                                                                                                    prompts for students who find the task difficult.
                                                                                                    Example: Start Up unit 12 Short u lesson folder. See Day 2
                                                                                                    Sound/Symbol Relationships section.
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                                                                        READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                        CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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                                                                                                        The scope and sequence of all three kits in Phonics Skill
                                                                                                        Bags clearly separates confusing letters and sounds. This
                                                                                                        can be documented in the scope and sequence located in the
                                    Sequencing of letter-sound introduction that reduces confusion
                                                                                                        Overview and Assessment Handbooks.
K-5(6)   P06      Phonics           and emphasizes utility (e.g., auditorily and visually confusing                                                                      M
                                                                                                        Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                    letters and letter sounds are separated (b/d; f/v)
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 24-27; SpiralUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 22-23
                                                                                                        The systematic sequence of instruction of Phonics Skill
                                                                                                        Bags ensures that words are only introduced after students
                                                                                                        have learned the corresponding sound/symbol relationships.
                                                                                                        This can be documented in the scope and sequence located
                                    Words that only include letters and sounds the students have
K-5(6)   P07      Phonics                                                                               in the Overview and Assessment Handbooks.                        I
                                    already learned initially
                                                                                                        Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 24-27; SpiralUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 22-23
                                                                                                        The StartUp series of the Phonics Skill Bags cover this
                                                                                                        specification. The Purple Units (6-25) have decodable texts
                                                                                                        which provide students practice in applying their skills with
                                                                                                        phonic elements.
                                                                                                        The BuildUp series of the Phonics Skill Bags cover this
                                    Ample decodable text to provide students practice in applying       specification. The Blue Units (1-31) have decodable texts
K-5(6)   P08      Phonics                                                                                                                                                I
                                    their skills with phonic elements (word lists and connected text)   which provide students practice in applying their skills with
                                                                                                        phonic elements.
                                                                                                        The SpiralUp series of the Phonics Skill Bags cover this
                                                                                                        specification. The Orange Units (1-32) have decodable
                                                                                                        passages which provide student practice in applying their
                                                                                                        skills with phonic elements.
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                                                                        FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                         READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                         CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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                                                                                                         Each Purple Units (1-25) in the StartUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                         Skill Bags covers instruction in symbol to sound association
                                                                                                         and sound to symbol association. This is covered in the           I
                                                                                                         Sound/Symbol Relationships and Spelling Section of the
                                                                                                         teacher's guide.
                                                                                                         Each Blue Unit (1-31) in the BuildUp series of Phonics Skill
                                    The symbol to sound association (decoding) and the sound to          Bags covers instuction in symbol to sound association and
K-5(6)   P09      Phonics
                                    symbol association (spelling) taught explicitly                      sound to symbol association. This is covered in the               I
                                                                                                         Sound/Symbol Relationships and Spelling Section of the
                                                                                                         teacher's guide.
                                                                                                         Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                         Skill Bags covers instruction in sound to symbol
                                                                                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                         association. This is covered in the Spelling Words section for
                                                                                                         each day of instruction.
                                                                                                         Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                         Skill Bags has explicit spelling instruction. The spelling is
                                    Spelling instruction during word learning so students are able to
K-5(6)   P10      Phonics                                                                                taught on each day of instruction.                                I
                                    make the connection of how sounds map onto print
                                                                                                         Page References: SpiralUp Units 1 through 32, Days 1-5
                                                                                                         (Spelling Words Section)
                                                                                                         Instruction in each phonics kit does differentiate between the
                                                                                                         two different kinds of irregular words. First, irregular words
                                                                                                         are taught as sight words in each kit. They are taught as high
                                                                                                         utility words, and also words that appear in the decodable
                                                                                                         texts. Words are also considered irregular if students have
                                    Instruction that differentiates between the two different kinds of   not been taught the sound/symbol correspondence from the
K-5(6)   P11      Phonics                                                                                                                                                  M
                                    irregular words                                                      scope and sequence.
                                                                                                         Page References: StartUp Purple Units 6-25 (Days 1-4,
                                                                                                         Sight Words; Day 3, Decodable Book); BuildUp Blue Units 1-
                                                                                                         31 (Days 1-4, Sight Words; Day 3, Decodable Book);
                                                                                                         SpiralUp Units 1-32 (Day 2, Develop Automaticity in Word
                                                                                                         Recognition)
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                                                                       FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                        READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                         CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID    COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                              IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*

                                                                                                        Each Overview and Assessment Handbook offers a scope
                                                                                                        and sequence of how high frequency words are taught. They
                                                                                                        are taught as high utility words that are not decodable or are
                                                                                                        irregular or they are taught as high utility words that can be
                                                                                                        decoded through regular sound/symbol relationships. Explicit
                                    Clarification that high frequency words can be both regular and
K-5(6)   P12      Phonics                                                                               instruction in found in each teacher’s guide in the Sight           M
                                    irregular words
                                                                                                        Words section.
                                                                                                        Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                        Handbook , pages 24-27, StartUp Purple Units 1-25, Sight
                                                                                                        Word Section; BuildUp Blue Units 1-31, Sight Word Section

                                                                                                        Every Phonics lesson teaches new high frequency words as
                                    Difficult, irregular and high frequency words reviewed often and    well as incorporates review of previously taught irregular
K-5(6)   P13      Phonics                                                                                                                                                   I
                                    cumulatively                                                        words. Review words are listed in each StartUp and BuildUp
                                                                                                        lesson in the sight words section, Days 1-4.
                                                                                                      Explicit mini-lessons are given in each lesson to encourage
                                                                                                      students to use decoding strategies. Prompts are also given
                                                                                                      at the beginning of each decodable book to remind students
                                    Direct instruction of high frequency irregular words and student
                                                                                                      to use decoding strategies. These are found in the decodable
K-5(6)   P14      Phonics           encouragement to use decoding strategies for parts of irregular                                                                         M
                                                                                                      book section of each lesson.
                                    words that are decodable.
                                                                                                      Page References: StartUp Purple Units 6-25 (Decodable
                                                                                                      Book Section), Build Up Blue Units 1-31 (Decodable Book
                                                                                                      Section)
                                                                                                      Irregular words are kept to a minimum in order to prevent
                                                                                                      confusion and an overload of instruction. The list of high utility
                                    Irregular words kept to a minimum in beginning instruction, using irregular words can be found in the scope and sequence in
K-5(6)   P15      Phonics           only high utility irregular words at first to prevent the student the Overview and Assessment Handbooks.                                M
                                    from being confused or overwhelmed.                               Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                      Handbook , pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                      Handbook , pages 24-27
                                                                                  CORRELATION
                                                                        FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                         READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                            CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID    COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                                IN MAJOR TOOL                                    I/M*
                                                                                                          Highly similar irregular words are separated. The list of high
                                                                                                          utility irregular words can be found in the scope and
                                    Irregular words that look highly similar are separated (e.g.,         sequence in the Overview and Assessment Handbooks.
K-5(6)   P16      Phonics                                                                                                                                                      M
                                    where-were; of-off)                                                   Page References: StartUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                          Handbook , pages 24-27; BuildUp Overview & Assessment
                                                                                                          Handbook , pages 24-27
                                                                                                          Irregular words are pretaught prior to reading of the text in
                                                                                                          the sight word section and in the decodable text section of
                                                                                                          each lesson’s teacher’s guide.
                                                                                                          Page References: StartUp Purple Units 6-25 (Days 1-4,
K-5(6)   P17      Phonics           Pre-teaching irregular words prior to reading text                                                                                         I
                                                                                                          Sight Words; Day 3, Decodable Book); BuildUp Blue Units 1-
                                                                                                          31 (Days 1-4, Sight Words; Day 3, Decodable Book);
                                                                                                          SpiralUp Units 1-32 (Day 2, Develop Automaticity in Word
                                                                                                          Recognition)
                                                                                                          Irregular words are taught in the sight word section of each
                                    Beginning passages that contain only irregular words that have
K-5(6)   P18      Phonics                                                                                 StartUp and BuildUp lesson, Days 1-4. These words are pre-           M
                                    been previously taught
                                                                                                          taught prior to the reading of the decodable text.
                                                                                                          The decodable texts and passages which accompany each
                                                                                                          phonics kit contain the irregular words for practice and
                                                                                                          mastery.
K-5(6)   P19      Phonics           Text in which the irregular words being taught are evident            Page References: StartUp Units 6-25 (Decodable Text                  I
                                                                                                          section of units), BuildUp Units 1-31 (Decodable Text section
                                                                                                          of units), SpiralUp Units 1-32 (Build Fluency with Connected
                                                                                                          Text section)
                                                                                                          Each Orange Lesson (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of
                                    Phonic and structural analysis (advanced phonics skills) taught       Phonics Skill Bags provides specific instruction of
K-5(6)   P20      Phonics                                                                                                                                                      I
                                    explicitly, first in isolation and then in words and connected text   advanced phonics skills. The skills are first taught in isolation
                                                                                                          and then in connected text.
                                                                                                          Several of the lessons in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                    Explicit instruction on how to analyze and blend one syllable         Skill Bags cover this specification. Orange Units 1-16 have
K-5(6)   P21      Phonics           words and multisyllabic words with larger phonic elements such        specific instruction that cover one syllable and multisyllabic       I
                                    as prefixes, suffixes, syllables                                      words. Orange Units 27-31 cover instruction about prefixes
                                                                                                          and suffixes.
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                                                                       READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                       CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID    COMPONENT                           SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                             IN MAJOR TOOL                                   I/M*

                                                                                                       Each Orange Unit (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of Phonics
                                                                                                       Skill Bags has an emphasis on reading multisyllabic words.
K-5(6)   P22      Phonics           An emphasis on reading multisyllabic words fluently                Unit 1-17 focus on the reading of multisyllabic words on Day       I
                                                                                                       3 of instruction. Units 18-32 focus on multisyllabic words in
                                                                                                       the Day 1-4 spelling lessons.
                                                                                                      Several of the Orange Units in the SpiralUp series of
                                    The introduction of harder affixes and longer multisyllabic words Phonics Skill Bags cover this specification. Units 17, 22-23,
K-5(6)   P23      Phonics                                                                                                                                                 I
                                    introduced as the students advance (late 2nd and 3rd grade)       25-32 all cover the use of affixes in words. The difficulty of
                                                                                                      the affixes goes up with each unit.
                                                                                                      Each Orange Lesson (1-32) in the SpiralUp series of
                                                                                                      Phonics Skill Bags provides teacher modeling of a think-
                                    Intervention that provides teacher modeling of a think-aloud
K-5(6)   P24      Phonics                                                                             aloud strategy to aid in multisyllabic word analysis.               I
                                    strategy to aid in multisyllabic word analysis
                                                                                                      Page References: SpiralUp Units 1-32, Days 1-5. Think
                                                                                                      aloud are provided in different sections on each day.
K-5(6)   P25      Phonics           The phases of word learning by Ehri
                                                                                                      Multisyllabic decoding is taught using the six syllable spelling
                                                                                                      patterns. This encourages the use of chunking syllables and
                                    Instruction in the strategy of chunking when trying to decode
K-5(6)   P26      Phonics                                                                             relating patterns to decode larger words.                           I
                                    multisyllabic words.
                                                                                                      Page References: SpiralUp Orange units 1-17 (Day 1 and
                                                                                                      Day 3 Instruction)
                                    Fluency practice that is introduced after students are proficient
                                    at reading words accurately (in word lists, sentences or
K-5(6)   F01      Fluency           passages)
K-5(6)   F02      Fluency           Fluency instruction that is integrated into each day’s lesson
K-5(6)   F03      Fluency           All dimensions of fluency (speed, accuracy, expression)
                                    Research-based fluency strategies (e.g., repeated readings,
K-5(6)   F04      Fluency           peer reading)
K-5(6)   F05      Fluency           Opportunities for the teacher to model prosody
                                    Fluency practice that involves the teacher giving feedback to
K-5(6)   F06      Fluency           students
K-5(6)   F07      Fluency           Assessment of reading rates in words correct per minute
                                    An emphasis on a fluency goal of 41 words correct per minute
K-5(6)   F08      Fluency           by the end of first grade
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                                                                       FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                        READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID    COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*
                                    An emphasis on a fluency goal of 91 words correct per minute
K-5(6)   F09      Fluency           by the end of second grade
                                    An emphasis on a fluency goal of 111 words correct per minute
K-5(6)   F10      Fluency           by the end of third grade
                                    Accurate description of how to determine independent,
                                    instructional, and frustrational reading levels for individual
K-5(6)   F11      Fluency           students
                                    Opportunities for students to read text at their independent level
K-5(6)   F12      Fluency           or instructional level to help build fluency
                                    Teaching letter-sounds to mastery and frequent practice to
K-5(6)   F13      Fluency           promote automaticity
                                    Fluency-building passages that include a high percentage of
K-5(6)   F14      Fluency           regular words
                                    Explicit strategies taught as students transition from reading
K-5(6)   F15      Fluency           words in lists to reading connected text
                                    Fluency practice that involves text the students can read with
K-5(6)   F16      Fluency           95% accuracy
K-5(6)   F17      Fluency           Teaching decoding strategies until they becomes automatic
K-5(6)   F18      Fluency           Irregular words taught to be recognized by sight

K-5(6)   F19      Fluency           Asking students to reread a word list after an error correction
                                    Asking students to reread the word and then reread the
K-5(6)   F20      Fluency           sentence after error correction during sentence reading
                                    Opportunities during passage or story reading for the students
K-5(6)   F21      Fluency           are to reread the story

                                    Opportunities for students to read a story orally so teachers
K-5(6)   F22      Fluency           hear whether or not they apply the skills they are learning
K-5(6)   F23      Fluency           Guided oral reading instruction

K-5(6)   F24      Fluency           Timed readings as a method to increase speed and motivation.
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                                                                       FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                        READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                       SUBJECT:         Reading
                     CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
               SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                     PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                      GRADE(S):         K-5
                  COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID    COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*
K-5(6)   F25     Fluency            Assessment of reading fluency
K-5(6)   F26     Fluency            Fluency probes for progress monitoring
K-5(6)   V01    Vocabulary          Vocabulary instruction before, during, and after the story
K-5(6)   V02    Vocabulary          Listening, reading, and speaking vocabulary

K-5(6)   V03    Vocabulary          Useful words, important words, and difficult words taught directly
                                    Multiple opportunities for students to work with new words in
K-5(6)   V04    Vocabulary          reading sentences, paragraphs, or longer text
K-5(6)   V05    Vocabulary          Opportunities for students to use new words in their writing
K-5(6)   V06    Vocabulary          Previously introduced words cumulatively reviewed
                                    Meanings of prefixes and suffixes taught before connecting them
K-5(6)   V07    Vocabulary          to words
                                    Instruction in strategies to determine word meanings based on
K-5(6)   V08    Vocabulary          prefixes and suffixes

                                    Inclusion of various aspects of word study, either under
                                    vocabulary or word recognition (e.g., concepts and word
                                    meanings, multiple meanings, morphemic analysis, synonyms,
K-5(6)   V09    Vocabulary          antonyms, homonyms, etymologies, and figurative meanings)
                                    Various word learning strategies directly taught to develop word
                                    knowledge (e.g., concept definition mapping, Frayer model,
K-5(6)   V10    Vocabulary          semantic feature analysis, and semantic mapping)
                                    Instruction in strategies to ensure understanding of the strategy
K-5(6)   V11     Vocabulary         process
K-5(6)   C01   Comprehension        Specifically addressed comprehension instruction
K-5(6)   C02   Comprehension        Comprehension that is monitored
K-5(6)   C03   Comprehension        Both narrative and expository texts (informational texts)
                                    Texts that contain familiar concepts and vocabulary, with simple
K-5(6)   C04   Comprehension        sentences at an appropriate readability level
                                    Main ideas and story grammar elements that are apparent
                                    initially in student text and gradually become more complex and
K-5(6)   C05   Comprehension        inferential
                                    Comprehension instruction that is explicit (modeling, guided
K-5(6)   C06   Comprehension        practice, multiple examples)
                                                                                        CORRELATION
                                                                              FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                               READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                             SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*
                                            A strategy taught over time to ensure understanding of the
K-5(6)   C07        Comprehension           strategy process
                                            Frequent application of strategy so students understand its
K-5(6)   C08        Comprehension           usefulness
                                            Instruction that allows students to monitor their own thinking
K-5(6)   C09        Comprehension           processes
K-5(6)   C10        Comprehension           Students taught when, where and why to use a strategy
                                            During reading strategies (paired reading, main idea-paragraph
K-5(6)   C11        Comprehension           shrinking, think alouds)
                                            After reading strategies (story retell, story grammar,
K-5(6)   C12        Comprehension           summarization)
                                            Modeling and systematic review of main idea, retell, and
K-5(6)   C13        Comprehension           summarization
                                            Effective questioning techniques to guide and monitor students’
K-5(6)   C14        Comprehension           comprehension (e.g., Bloom’s taxonomy)
                                            Instruction that includes students generating questions to
K-5(6)   C15        Comprehension           improve engagement with and processing of text
                                            Students taught to use graphic organizers to illustrate
                                            interrelationships among concepts, ideas, and events in text
K-5(6)   C16        Comprehension           (semantic maps, concept maps)
                                            Students taught how to locate and interpret graphs, maps,
K-5(6)   C17        Comprehension           charts, diagrams in informational text
                                            Narrative and informational text in which students are taught to
                                            compare and contrast, locate facts and details, identify titles,
K-5(6)   C18        Comprehension           chapter headings, etc.
                                            A clear ‘road map’ or ‘blueprint’ for teachers to get an overall
6-12     O01   Overall Instructional Design picture of the program (i.e., scope and sequence)

6-12     O02   Overall Instructional Design Goals and objectives that are clearly stated

                                            Resources available to help the teacher understand the rationale
                                            for the instructional approach and strategies utilized in the
6-12     O03   Overall Instructional Design program (e.g., articles, references, and reliable websites)
                                                                                         CORRELATION
                                                                               FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                            SUBJECT:           Reading
                          CATEGORY:            K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                    SUBMISSION TITLE:          Phonics Skill Bags
                          PUBLISHER:           Benchmark Education Company
                           GRADE(S):           K-5
                       COMPONENTS:             For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE   ID          COMPONENT                               SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                        IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*

6-12    O04   Overall Instructional Design Consistently explicit instruction

6-12    O05   Overall Instructional Design Consistently systematic instruction

                                           A coherent instructional design (i.e., the components of reading
6-12    O06   Overall Instructional Design clearly linked within as well as across each component)

                                           Consistent ‘teacher friendly’ instructional routines which include
                                           direct instruction, modeling, guided practice, student practice
6-12    O07   Overall Instructional Design and application with feedback, and generalization

6-12    O08   Overall Instructional Design Aligned student materials
                                           Text whose level of difficulty increases as students’ skills are
6-12    O09   Overall Instructional Design strengthened
                                           Ample guided student practice opportunities (15 or more),
                                           including multiple opportunities for explicit teaching and teacher
6-12    O10   Overall Instructional Design directed feedback needed for struggling readers
                                           Reading-related activities (e.g., workstations on word-building,
6-12    O11   Overall Instructional Design fluency practice)
                                           Teacher encouragement to give immediate constructive
6-12    O12   Overall Instructional Design feedback

6-12    O13   Overall Instructional Design Scaffolding as a prominent part of the lessons

6-12    O14   Overall Instructional Design Specific instructions for scaffolding

6-12    O15   Overall Instructional Design Differentiated instruction that is prominent

6-12    O16   Overall Instructional Design Instruction that is individualized based on assessment

6-12    O17   Overall Instructional Design Guidelines and materials for flexible grouping
                                           Small group instruction with small teacher-pupil ratio as part of
6-12    O18   Overall Instructional Design daily instruction

6-12    O19   Overall Instructional Design Movement from group to group based on student progress
                                           Enrichment activities included for advancing/proceeding
6-12    O20   Overall Instructional Design students
                                           The dimensions of spelling, writing, oral language,
                                           motivation/engagement, critical thinking and listening
6-12    O21   Overall Instructional Design comprehension
                                           Procedures and activities for re-teaching skills that have not
6-12    O22   Overall Instructional Design been mastered
                                                                                          CORRELATION
                                                                                FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                                 READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                             SUBJECT:          Reading
                           CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                     SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                           PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                            GRADE(S):          K-5
                        COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID          COMPONENT                              SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                        IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*

6-12    O23    Overall Instructional Design Instruction for English Language Learners (ELL)
                                            Instruction that progresses from easier word analysis activities
6-12    WA01         Word Analysis          to more difficult
                                            Word analysis that is only a small portion of each lesson (10 to
6-12    WA02         Word Analysis          20 minutes)
                                            Emphasis on the use of grade appropriate dictionaries and
6-12    WA03         Word Analysis          student-friendly explanations
                                            Explicit instruction in the use and weaknesses of context clues to
6-12    WA04         Word Analysis          determine word meaning

                                            Explicit instruction in the meanings of roots and affixes and
                                            activities for students to manipulate common roots and affixes to
6-12    WA05         Word Analysis          analyze the relationship of spelling to meaning of complex words
                                            Word parts that occur with high frequency (such as un, re, and
6-12    WA06         Word Analysis          in) introduced over those that occur only in a few words
6-12    WA07         Word Analysis          Limitations of structural analysis
                                            Activities for distinguishing and interpreting words with multiple
6-12    WA08         Word Analysis          meanings

                                            Inclusion of word origins, derivations, synonyms, antonyms, and
6-12    WA09         Word Analysis          idioms to determine the meanings of words and phrases

6-12    WA10         Word Analysis          Words used in word analysis activities found in the student text
                                            Immediate application of word analysis strategies to reading and
                                            interpreting familiar decodable connected text once they have
6-12    WA11         Word Analysis          been mastered
                                            Ample unfamiliar decodable text to provide practice with word
6-12    WA12         Word Analysis          analysis strategies
6-12    WA13         Word Analysis          Ample opportunities to read multisyllabic words daily
6-12    WA14         Word Analysis          A section of the program devoted to word study

                                            Spelling strategies (e.g., word sorts, categorization activities,
6-12    WA15         Word Analysis          word-building activities, analogical reasoning activities)
6-12     F01           Fluency              Fluency building as a part of each day’s lesson
                                            Fluency-based instruction focusing on developing accuracy,
6-12    F02              Fluency            rate, and prosody
                                                                               CORRELATION
                                                                     FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                      READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                      SUBJECT:         Reading
                    CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
              SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                    PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                     GRADE(S):         K-5
                 COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE   ID    COMPONENT                           SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                          IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*
                                   Fluency building routines including goal setting to measure and
                                   increase word-level fluency instruction and practice, reading
                                   accuracy and passage reading rate, teacher or peer feedback,
6-12    F03      Fluency           and timed readings
6-12    F04      Fluency           Ongoing fluency assessment

                                   Fluency goals for each set of grade levels (e.g., 4-5 [113-127
                                   wpm], 6-8 [140-142 wpm]) based on Hasbrouk and Tindal’s end
6-12    F05      Fluency           of the year oral reading fluency scores at the 40%ile.
                                   Ample practice materials and opportunities at appropriate
6-12    F06      Fluency           reading levels (independent and/or instructional)
6-12    F07      Fluency           Opportunities to read narrative and expository text aloud
                                   Inclusion of research-based fluency strategies (e.g., repeated
                                   readings, peer reading, tape-assisted reading, choral reading,
6-12    F08      Fluency           student-adult reading)

6-12    V01    Vocabulary          A component that incorporates reading and writing vocabulary
                                   Systematic and explicit instruction in morphemic analysis to
                                   support building word meaning through knowledge of root words,
6-12    V02    Vocabulary          prefixes, and suffixes
                                   Opportunities to bring rich oral and written language to the
6-12    V03    Vocabulary          classroom
                                   Ample activities to practice speaking and writing vocabulary in
6-12    V04    Vocabulary          context
                                   Opportunities for wide independent reading with student
6-12    V05    Vocabulary          accountability procedures
6-12    V06    Vocabulary          Repeated exposure to vocabulary in many contexts
                                   Frequent use of teacher read alouds using engaging books with
6-12    V07    Vocabulary          embedded explanation and instruction
                                   Diverse vocabulary through listening and reading stories and
6-12    V08    Vocabulary          informational text
                                   A limited number of words selected for robust, explicit
6-12    V09    Vocabulary          vocabulary instruction
                                   Sources of vocabulary instruction that include words from read
                                   aloud stories, words from core language arts programs, and
6-12    V10    Vocabulary          words from content area instruction
                                   Inclusion of only important (words needed to know to understand
                                   a concept or text), useful (words that may be encountered many
                                   times), and difficult words (multiple meanings, idioms) being
6-12    V11    Vocabulary          taught
                                                                                CORRELATION
                                                                      FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                       READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                      SUBJECT:         Reading
                    CATEGORY:          K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
              SUBMISSION TITLE:        Phonics Skill Bags
                    PUBLISHER:         Benchmark Education Company
                     GRADE(S):         K-5
                 COMPONENTS:           For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE   ID    COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                         IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*

                                   Cumulative review of vocabulary words (e.g., words are
                                   selected for instruction that are unknown, critical to passage
6-12    V12    Vocabulary          understanding, and likely to be encountered in the future)
6-12    V13    Vocabulary          Ample opportunities to engage in oral vocabulary activities

6-12    V14    Vocabulary          Student-friendly explanations as well as dictionary definitions
6-12    V15    Vocabulary          Teaching of word-learning strategies

                                   Explicit teaching of vocabulary that includes: introducing the
                                   word, presenting a student-friendly explanation, illustrating the
6-12    V16    Vocabulary          word with examples, and checking the students’ understanding
6-12    V17    Vocabulary          Ample opportunities to use word-learning strategies
                                   Word awareness introduced through the use of word walls,
                                   vocabulary logs, and practice activities which are engaging,
                                   provide multiple exposures, encourage deep processing and
6-12    V18    Vocabulary          connect word meaning to prior knowledge
                                   Vocabulary taught both directly and indirectly before, during, and
6-12    V19    Vocabulary          after reading
6-12    V20    Vocabulary          Rich contexts for vocabulary learning
                                   Activities that provide for meaningful repetition and multiple
6-12    V21     Vocabulary         exposures to vocabulary
6-12    V22     Vocabulary         Vocabulary tasks that are restructured when necessary
6-12    V23     Vocabulary         Computer technology used to help teach vocabulary
6-12    C01   Comprehension        Teaching of comprehension monitoring
6-12    C02   Comprehension        Instruction in the use of multiple strategies
6-12    C03   Comprehension        Cooperative learning groups
6-12    C04   Comprehension        Frequent opportunities to answer and generate questions

6-12    C05   Comprehension        Use of graphic and semantic organizers, including story maps
                                   Ample opportunities to engage in discussions relating to the
6-12    C06   Comprehension        meanings of text
                                   Ample opportunities to read narrative and expository text on
6-12    C07   Comprehension        independent and instructional levels
6-12    C08   Comprehension        Explicit instruction in different text structures
                                   Instruction in before, during and after reading comprehension
6-12    C09   Comprehension        strategies
6-12    C10   Comprehension        Activation of prior knowledge before reading
                                   Ample opportunities to generate questions during reading to
6-12    C11   Comprehension        improve engagement with and processing of text
                                                                                     CORRELATION
                                                                           FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
                                                                            READING SPECIFICATIONS 2007-2008

                           SUBJECT:          Reading
                         CATEGORY:           K-12 Supplemental Intervention Program                                                CATEGORY CODE NUMBER: RSI0001
                   SUBMISSION TITLE:         Phonics Skill Bags
                         PUBLISHER:          Benchmark Education Company
                          GRADE(S):          K-5
                      COMPONENTS:            For K-5(6) Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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GRADE    ID        COMPONENT                            SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION                                          IN MAJOR TOOL                     I/M*
                                         Ample opportunities to employ a conceptual understanding of
6-12    C12        Comprehension         beginning, middle, and end in narrative text
                                         Instruction in learning to determine which strategy to use and
6-12    C13        Comprehension         why (metacognition)

6-12    C14        Comprehension         Connections between previously learned strategies and new text

6-12    C15        Comprehension         Strategies applied for authentic purposes using appropriate text
6-12    C16        Comprehension         An emphasis on creating independent strategic learners
                                         Strategy instruction that is cumulative over the course of the
6-12    C17        Comprehension         year
                                         Frequent opportunities to discuss and apply story elements and
6-12    C18        Comprehension         compare stories
                                         Elements of story grammar (setting, characters, important
6-12    C19        Comprehension         events, etc.) for retelling a story
6-12    C20        Comprehension         Instruction in summarization strategies
                                         Opportunities to interpret information from charts, graphs,
6-12    C21        Comprehension         tables, and diagrams and connect it to text
6-12    C22        Comprehension         Text that contains familiar concepts and vocabulary
                                         Instruction in main idea strategies (e.g., using pictures, then
6-12    C23        Comprehension         individual sentence, then paragraphs, etc.)

                                         Ample opportunities to employ main idea strategies using more
6-12    C24        Comprehension         complex texts, where main idea is not explicitly provided
                                         An element of the program that requires students to follow
                                         specific oral directions in order to perform or complete written
6-12    LC01   Listening Comprehension   activities

6-12    LC02   Listening Comprehension   Ample opportunities to utilize listening comprehension strategies
6-12    LC03   Listening Comprehension   Ample opportunities to listen to a variety of text structures
                                         Ample opportunities to use reflective (describing
                                         feelings/emotions that accompany what is said instead of
                                         information given) and responsive listening skills (e.g.,
                                         repeating, paraphrasing, summarizing, questioning for
                                         elaboration and/or clarification) to make connections and build
6-12    LC04   Listening Comprehension   on ideas of the author

				
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