ELA
Reports


All materials below have been reviewed by EdReports for alignment to college and career-ready standards as well as other attributes of high-quality curriculum as recommended by educators. Along with EdReports criteria, you can also view key additional criteria in California ELA CCSS.

Note that the most recent adoption list from the State of California was in 2015, but the collection of reports below only includes titles published from 2016 onward. If you are interested in adopting more recent materials “off list,”  we have guidance for you here.

Amplify CKLA Skills

Amplify | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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information about alignment and usability

Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Meets Expectations

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Express Readers Foundational Skills And Reading Program

Express Readers | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Express Readers' Foundational Reading Program

Express Readers | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2018

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Does Not Meet Expectations

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First Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Second Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Foundations A-Z

| Grades: K-2 | Published: 2024

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Meets Expectations

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From Phonics to Reading

William H. Sadlier, Inc. | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Meets Expectations

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Jolly Phonics

Jolly Learning | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2014

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Does Not Meet Expectations

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First Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Second Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Magnetic Reading Foundations

Curriculum Associates | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2023

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Meets Expectations

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Open Court Reading Foundational Skills Kits

McGraw-Hill Education | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2015

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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information about alignment and usability

Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Pathways to Reading

Pathways to Reading, Inc. | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2017

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Puzzle Piece Phonics

Puzzle Piece Phonics | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2018

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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information about alignment and usability

Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Really Great Reading

Really Great Reading | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2021

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Savvas Essentials: Foundational Reading

Savvas Learning Company | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2024

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Meets Expectations

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Saxon Phonics & Spelling

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2021

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Does Not Meet Expectations

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First Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Second Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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The Fountas & Pinnell Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study System

Heinemann | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2019

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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information about alignment and usability

Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Wilson Fundations

Wilson Language Training | Grades: K-2 | Published: 2012

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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information about alignment and usability

Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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