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Reading K-8: Official Reviews - Section V

Adoption Year 2013

Disclaimer:

The long-standing philosophy of the State Textbook Commission has been to provide local school systems with a broad range of flexibility by including all suitable books on the official list. The reviews are not intended to constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Tennessee Department of Education of a textbook program. The review results are only meant as a guide and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.  Rather, we hope the information provided will help educators make informed decisions about textbook adoption and use in light of the upcoming transition to new standards. 

Local review committees should thoroughly examine the textbooks to make the best possible choice for their system.   Adoption choices are due by April 15, 2013.


All publishers were instructed to send to reviewers all the components of their programs bid for sale and all components to be provided on a free per teacher ratio.

2012 Publishers Level Grade LevelCommittee Reviewsdownload pdf file
Benchmark Education Company
          Benchmark Literacy Series
Basal K-2 Review
3-8 Review
Cengage/National Geographic Publishing
          Reach for Reading Series
Basal K-2 Review
3-8 Review
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
          Journeys Series
Basal K-2 Review
3-8 Review
McGraw-Hill Company -School Education Group
          Tennessee Reading Wonders Series
Basal K-2 Review
3-8 Review
Pearson
          Scott Foresman Reading Street Common Core Tennessee Edition K-6
Basal K-2 Review
3-8 Review
Scholastic  

System 44

Alternative-Low K-8 Review

Read I80

Alternative-Low K-8 Review
Zaner-Bloser  

Read for Real

Co-Basal K-8 Review

Voices Literature and Writing

Co-Basal K-8 Review

Reaching All Readers

Alternative-Low K-8 Review

Review Summary by Publisherdownload pdf file

Official List of Textbooks Section V Reading K-8download pdf file