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K-3rd - 90 Minute Literacy Block

90 Minute Literacy Block

Grades K-3

Every K-3 classroom needs to provide students with at least 90 minutes of literacy instruction. This time can be made up of whole group and small group instruction.  

Daily Recommendation:

  • A 90 minute uninterrupted literacy block (approx. 30 minute whole group & 60 minute small group instruction. Morning Meeting, Heggerty Time and Calendar are also great components of the literacy block.

The following examples are considered interruptions:

  • Lunch/Recess
  • Specials/MAPS
  • Pull out intervention during whole group instruction