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LexiaCore5™ provides all students—from emerging readers to on-level and advanced students—a structured, sequential, scaffolded approach to the six areas of reading instruction—from phonological awareness to comprehension. Lexia Reading Core5 helps students master foundational reading skills by providing immediate corrective feedback, multiple levels of scaffolding, and explicit instruction both online and through direct instruction with the teacher.Students work independently to develop reading skills in a structured, sequential manner with a focus on:  

  • Foundational skills to develop automaticity and fluency. 
  • Listening and reading comprehension with complex text.
  • Academic and domain-specific vocabulary to improve comprehension

All students at Shirakawa school are provided with a free license to LexiaCore5™. After they complete all levels (up to 6th grade level standards) with a proficiency level of at least 80%, student may be promoted to participate in the 6th-8th reading program, Reading Plus.