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Grades K–8

Differentiate instruction and keep students engaged. The research-based New York Strategies to Achieve Reading Success (STARS®) CCLS Series helps you model the 12 standards-based reading strategies and provide explicit instruction.

  • Provides instruction aligned to New York's Common Core Learning Standards
  • Scaffolded instruction progresses from Modeled and Guided Instruction to Modeled and Guided Practice to Independent Practice
  • Multiple book levels have parallel lessons to easily differentiate instruction
  • Teacher Guides provide comprehensive support for teachers

CARS and New York STARS CCLS works!
A recent independent research study demonstrated that CARS and New York STARS CCLS raised performance on reading strategies by up to 20 percentage points! See for yourself:

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  Book K Student Book WS12413 978-0-7609-6605-1     $9.95
  Book K Teacher Guide WS12413.9 978-0-7609-6695-2     $9.95
  Book AA Student Book WS12414 978-0-7609-6606-8     $9.95
  Book AA Teacher Guide WS12414.9 978-0-7609-6696-9     $9.95
  Book A (Gr.1 mid) Student Book WS12415 978-0-7609-6607-5     $9.95
  Book A (Gr.1 mid) Teacher Guide WS12415.9 978-0-7609-6697-6     $9.95
  Book B (Gr.2) Student Book WS12416 978-0-7609-6608-2     $9.95
  Book B (Gr.2) Teacher Guide WS12416.9 978-0-7609-6698-3     $9.95
  Book C (Gr.3) Student Book WS12417 978-0-7609-6609-9     $9.95
  Book C (Gr.3) Teacher Guide WS12417.9 978-0-7609-6699-0     $9.95
  Book D (Gr.4) Student Book WS12418 978-0-7609-6610-5     $9.95
  Book D (Gr.4) Teacher Guide WS12418.9 978-0-7609-6700-3     $9.95
  Book E (Gr.5) Student Book WS12419 978-0-7609-6611-2     $9.95
  Book E (Gr.5) Teacher Guide WS12419.9 978-0-7609-6701-0     $9.95
  Book F (Gr.6) Student Book WS12420 978-0-7609-6612-9     $9.95
  Book F (Gr.6) Teacher Guide WS12420.9 978-0-7609-6702-7     $9.95
  Book G (Gr.7) Student Book WS12421 978-0-7609-6613-6     $9.95
  Book G (Gr.7) Teacher Guide WS12421.9 978-0-7609-6703-4     $9.95
  Book H (Gr.8) Student Book WS12422 978-0-7609-6614-3     $9.95
  Book H (Gr.8) Teacher Guide WS12422.9 978-0-7609-6704-1     $9.95

QtyCARS/New York STARS CCLS Book Collection

  Book K WS12423 978-0-7609-6615-0     $339.00
  Book AA WS12424 978-0-7609-6616-7     $339.00
  Book A (Gr.1 mid) WS12425 978-0-7609-6617-4     $339.00
  Book B (Gr.2) WS12426 978-0-7609-6618-1     $339.00
  Book C (Gr.3) WS12427 978-0-7609-6619-8     $339.00
  Book D (Gr.4) WS12428 978-0-7609-6620-4     $339.00
  Book E (Gr.5) WS12429 978-0-7609-6621-1     $339.00
  Book F (Gr.6) WS12430 978-0-7609-6622-8     $339.00
  Book G (Gr.7) WS12431 978-0-7609-6623-5     $339.00
  Book H (Gr.8) WS12432 978-0-7609-6624-2     $339.00

QtySTARS Spanish

  Book A Student Book WS12150 978-0-7609-6371-5     $9.95
  Book A Teacher Guide WS12150.9 978-0-7609-6386-9     $9.95
  Book B Student Book WS12151 978-0-7609-6372-2     $9.95
  Book B Teacher Guide WS12151.9 978-0-7609-6387-6     $9.95
  Book C Student Book WS12152 978-0-7609-6373-9     $9.95
  Book C Teacher Guide WS12152.9 978-0-7609-6388-3     $9.95
  Book D Student Book WS12153 978-0-7609-6374-6     $9.95
  Book D Teacher Guide WS12153.9 978-0-7609-6389-0     $9.95
  Book E Student Book WS12154 978-0-7609-6375-3     $9.95
  Book E Teacher Guide WS12154.9 978-0-7609-6390-6     $9.95

QtyCARS/STARS Book Collection Spanish

  Book A (Gr. 1 mid) WS12385 978-0-7609-6588-7     $339.00
  Book B (Gr. 2) WS12386 978-0-7609-6589-4     $339.00
  Book C (Gr. 3) WS12387 978-0-7609-6590-0     $339.00
  Book D (Gr. 4) WS12388 978-0-7609-6591-7     $339.00
  Book E (Gr. 5) WS12389 978-0-7609-6592-4     $339.00

New York STARS® CCLS focuses on the 12 key reading strategies to improve students' reading ability.

  • Finding main idea
  • Recalling facts and details
  • Understanding sequence
  • Recognizing cause and effect
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Making predictions
  • Finding word meaning in context
  • Drawing conclusions and making inferences
  • Distinguishing fact from opinion
  • Identifying author's purpose
  • Interpreting figurative language
  • Summarizing

The New York STARS® CCLS Teacher Guides provide a wealth of new information and support for teachers.

  • Correlation Charts to help teachers plan instruction to meet New York's Common Core Learning Standards
  • More modeling to help teachers introduce the 12 strategies
  • Connection to Literature feature to apply strategies to authentic literature
  • Re-teaching box to reinforce student learning

The New York STARS® CCLS Series also supports ELLs and ESL students with:

  • Prior knowledge activation
  • Explicit instruction
  • Graphic organizers
  • Theme-based instruction

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CARS® & New York STARS® CCLS Book CollectionSAVE!
25 Student Books plus a Teacher Guide from each of the two series. Total 50 Student Books, 2 Teacher Guides:

  • Pretest, benchmark, and post test—CARS® Series
  • Instruction—STARS® Series

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