Science of Reading Decodable Readers | Plans | Phonics Word Work | Centers
Do you find yourself with decodable readers that are less science of reading and more predictable text?
Are your decodables lacking a story? Do they use words/patterns your students haven’t learned yet, making it more challenging for your students than it needs to be?
Are you unsure of how to incorporate science of reading principles into your classroom? Wondering about how a science of reading-aligned small group looks?
Do you find yourself needing more reading and skill practice for your students? Do you want your students to see themselves in their classroom materials, regardless of who they are?
Let us prep your small groups for you – and give you an easy-to-follow, simply-explained, diverse and inclusive, complete set for science of reading-aligned small groups and independent work!
Unlike some of those other decodables, ours only use words that fit the skills that have been introduced in our scope and sequence so far. We use high-frequency words that fit the phonics skill (or previous skills) and minimize those “tricky” words.
Our decodable readers offer an actual storyline to practice fluency right alongside the decoding practice and three levels of comprehension questions to meet your readers, no matter where they’re at. And for your older students who struggle with phonics? Our stories are high-interest, but easier readability for those students who need it. We’ve even included a set of higher-level thinking questions for those students who don’t need the extra reminder that they’re below level.
Perfect for primary teachers, our decodable readers provide you with everything you need to teach small groups and extend the learning into centers with independent work and word mapping activities. Each phonics skill comes with two readers, one set of word cards, one word mapping mat, and one no prep independent skill practice worksheet.
Not only that, but we’ve included an easy to follow routine that fits every book – with a four-step phonological awareness warm-up, a set of decodable and high frequency words to map prior to reading, and a 7-page reader.
Follow that with the at-their-level comprehension page of your choice (select one of three) to ensure that your students are thinking about the story while they are reading and you have a complete small group lesson plan – at your fingertips. And don’t even worry about your literacy centers – once your students understand word mapping, they can do this as a buddy center with the included mapping mats and word cards that follow each phonics skill.
Introduce the repeated independent activities that will spiral throughout the larger series and your students will have another engaging, easy-to-use, no prep activity for literacy centers.
11 Short Vowel Fiction Decodable Readers – 7-page stories
Short Aa – Sam and Dad, Dan and the Cat
Short Ii – The Big Rig, Pip and the Kid
Short Oo – Dot on a Log, Tom the Dog
Short Uu – Gus and the Hut, The Fun Run
Short Ee – The Red Hen, The Ten Pets
Review – The Dog and the Pup
Phonics routine for your small group instruction
Comprehension Check (3 levels of difficulty, 1 additional page of book)
Phonological Awareness Activities (1 additional page of book)
Word Mapping Mats
Word Mapping Cards – 1 set of 8 cards per phonics skill
No-Prep Independent Work – 1 activity per phonics skill, each skill has a different style of activity including word sorts, mazes, I Spy, substitution and replacement, roll and read, cut and paste, word mapping, secret code words, word ladders, and more!
Phonics Scope and Sequence
Teachers like you said…
“These decodables are a definite must-have! It’s like having a complete lesson within one little booklet. The font is easy to read with plenty of room on the edge for staples. My favorite component is the phonological awareness page. I can choose to use it at the beginning of the lesson or at the end. These decodables fit perfectly into my small group routine.”
This will be part of a year-long series. Other phonics skills will include, but are not limited to:
Long Vowels (CVCe+)
Long Vowels (Other Spellings)
This set will be bundled after all skills have been released. Buy now to save!
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