Engage students and provide opportunities for teaching early reading skills that facilitate a basic understanding of the core principles of phonics and literacy for young children. This fresh approach to teaching phonics helps students unlock words and build comprehension in a developmentally-appropriate way. This series of kits for Pre-K through Grade 2 was developed to unleash the world of phonics by engaging students with real-world context in an intentional, purposeful, and accessible format for all teachers and students.
Targeted Phonics Set includes:
Each kit includes:
Build the foundational skills necessary for beginning reading success with engaging books that feature colorful photographs, illustrations, and supporting activities for the teacher or parent.
Experience a fresh, current approach for teaching phonics that's designed to help students unlock words and build comprehension.
My First Consonants and Vowels sequentially introduces the sound-symbol relationships of the letters of the alphabet in order of their usefulness to beginning readers.
More Consonants, Blends, and Digraphs covers the harder consonants, the highest utility consonant blends, and the four most common consonant digraphs.
Short Vowel Rhymes offers opportunities for students to apply the sound-symbol relationships they have learned in the first two kits.
Short Vowel Storybooks and Long Vowel Storybooks help students practice and progress with their phonics skills in a true story format that lets the teacher also teach the fiction skills of character, plot, and setting.
Each full-color Student Guided Practice Book contains four high-interest activities per book. Each kit includes one copy, additional copies can be ordered.
Monitor student growth in specific phonics skills and reading levels with the Assessment Guide.
Interactiv-eBook for each book includes word-by-word highlighting, audio, turn-the-page functionality, and interactive activities (two for phonics, two for comprehension, and one for writing) to help support early readers.
Audio recordings of books to support fluency practice. My First Consonants and Vowels and More Consonants, Blends, and Digraphs include audio of poems to provide an anchor for the letter/sound correspondence.
Teachers are encouraged to send the Targeted Phonics readers home when the students have mastered them. Each reader includes discussion questions and extension activities. These are distinct from the classroom activities, providing families with options for engagement in the home.