Accelerating academic success for English language learners
Pearson Longman Cornerstone is a multi-level program designed for English learners and
struggling readers aged 5-11.
• Provides explicit, intensive and focused instruction that accelerates students’ language
acquisition and reading comprehension skills.
• Develops vocabulary, oral and written communication skills that move them to achieve
academic success and be better prepared to re-enter mainstream, grade level programs.
• Blends rigorous, research-based reading and language skills instruction together with a
balance of content-area readings and age-appropriate, high-interest stories.
• Incorporates the Understanding by Design principle, which allows students to
demonstrate their understanding and mastery of skills through multiple formal and
informal assessment opportunities.