This page provides the curriculum resources to support K-5 English language arts and literacy instruction.


These will take you to the grade level overview and guides aligned to Reading Street.

K2 Curriculum Guide.pdf
Gr. 1 ELA Curriculum Map.pdf
Grade 2 Curriculum Binder.pdf

Core Actions

BPS ELA Literacy Core Actions PK-12.pdf

Close Reads

Click the folder to access the close reading resources aligned to Reading Street for grades 1 and 2. An example of one of the documents is embedded below.

Grade 1 TBQ & Close Read Lessons.pdf

CALM (EL) Modules

The folders below will take you to our Google Drive folders containing the CALM EL Modules for each grade.

CALM EL Grade 3 Modules
CALM EL Grade 4 Modules
CALM EL Grade 5 Modules

CALM (EL) Enhanced Modules Grades K-5

This folder contains the Second Edition EL Modules for grades K-5.

CALM (EL) Supports for Planning and Instruction

This folder contains curriculum and planning supports for the effective implementation of CALM (EL).

CALM (EL) M1 Writing Rubrics

These are the CALM (EL) writing rubrics for grades 1-5.

Curriculum Embedded Tasks (CET)

These are the Curriculum Embedded Tasks (CET) for grades 3-5.

Writing Task Templates and Rubrics

LDC-Elementary-Template-Tasks-v1 (1).pdf

Worked Student Writing Samples

This link will take you to the ESE Curriculum and Instruction page for the Writing Standards in Action Project. This project provides grade-level worked student samples of the three text types:


All resources on this site are CC-BY-NC-SA by BPS ELA and Literacy unless otherwise noted.

BPS ELA and Literacy | 617-635-6968 | Dr. Oneida Fox Roye, Director of English Language Arts and Literacy, K-12 | ofoxroye@bostonpublicschools.org