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ELSB is a research-based and language-rich literacy curriculum for children ages 5 to 10 with moderate to severe developmental disabilties. ELSB incorporates direct and systematic instruction to teach both print and phonemic awareness with scripted lessons, least-prompt strategies, teachable objectives , Built-in lesson repetition and ongoing assessments.
ELSB is a multi-year program with seven distinct levels and ongoing assessments so students progress at their own pace. Each level includes a scripted Teacher's Manual and full-color Student Materials and Student Assessments.
Moe the frog puppet and his corresponding stories make ELSB student friendly. The step-by-step instructor's guide, staff training DVD, and CD with printable PDFs of teaching materials make ELSB teacher friendly too.
Bbased on exhaustive analyses of published research on reading acquisition. Research White paper 5 year ongoing research study with two years completed and sample lessons available on the web.
PDF files are included for all reproducible pages.