Elementary Reading

Reading instruction in Mesa Public Schools is defined by the Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts. Students develop competency of the standard by mastering the five components of reading which include phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension, as identified by the National Reading Panel. Mastery of these five components enable children to read and comprehend all genres of text in real world situations.

K-6 ELA Curriculum

AIMS/Lexile Conversion Tables

Literature & Informational Text

Articulated Reading Standards from
Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards

The innovative reading solution that helps keep kids reading all summer long.

Read for the Record

October 21, 2014

Read Across America Day

National Education Association
March 2, 2015

Elementary Reading Specialist

Judy Larkins

549 N. Stapley, Building 4
Mesa, AZ  85203 


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K-6 Reading Intranet

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