Basic Reading Series

Grade Levels: K-2
Give all your students strong independent reading skills by Grade 2 with the Basic Reading Series. In just six levels, they will master virtually every sound/spelling pattern in the language.

About the Program

Average and above-average learners will thrive with this program's:

  • Orderly, logical structure
  • Self-paced lessons

At-risk and below-level students will appreciate:

  • The emphasis on presenting predictable word families before irregular or confusing elements
  • The extra practice, reinforcement, and enrichment that ensures the mastery of irregular words

Program Features:

  • Systematic vocabulary reviews in every lesson provide concentrated practice so decoding becomes automatic.
  • Workbooks and Activity Pages build concepts and emphasize the meanings of words, phrases, and sentences, enhancing comprehension.
  • The comprehensive Teacher’s Guide for each level provides level-specific program information and teaching tips.

Components:

Student Readers

  • Key sound elements introduced at each level (see Scope and Sequence)
  • Lively jingles and engaging stories delight and entertain young readers to keep them motivated
  • Use with student workbooks (sold separately)

Student Workbooks

  • Compatible with student readers
  • Builds decoding concepts and emphasizes the meanings of words, phrases, and sentences

Teacher Guide

  • Introduces word patterns gradually and develops comprehension skills
  • Includes reproducible Mastery Tests and Workbook Answer Keys

Reading/Writing Activities Placement Test (Levels A-F)

  • Determine the appropriate level for each student
  • Easy-to-administer

 


Program Components

  • Basic Reading Series, Reading/Writing Activities (Package of 5), Level B
    Basic Reading Series, Reading/Writing Activities (Package of 5), Level B
  • Basic Reading Series, Alphabet Book Teacher's Edition, Grade K
    Basic Reading Series, Alphabet Book Teacher's Edition, Grade K
  • Basic Reading Series, Readiness Book Teacher's Guide, Grade K
    Basic Reading Series, Readiness Book Teacher's Guide, Grade K
  • Basic Reading Series, The Purple Turtle, Teacher Guide, Level F
    Basic Reading Series, The Purple Turtle, Teacher Guide, Level F
  • Basic Reading Series. A Hen in a Fox's Den, Teacher Guide, Level B
    Basic Reading Series. A Hen in a Fox's Den, Teacher Guide, Level B
  • Basic Reading Series. A King on a Swing, Teacher Guide, Level D
    Basic Reading Series. A King on a Swing, Teacher Guide, Level D
  • Basic Reading Series. A Pig Can Jig, Teacher Guide, Level A
    Basic Reading Series. A Pig Can Jig, Teacher Guide, Level A
  • Basic Reading Series. Kittens and Children, Teacher Guide, Level E
    Basic Reading Series. Kittens and Children, Teacher Guide, Level E
  • Basic Reading Series. Six Ducks in a Pond, Teacher Guide, Level C
    Basic Reading Series. Six Ducks in a Pond, Teacher Guide, Level C
  • Basic Reading Series, A Hen in a Fox's Den Workbook, Level B
    Basic Reading Series, A Hen in a Fox's Den Workbook, Level B
  • Basic Reading Series, A King on a Swing Workbook, Level D
    Basic Reading Series, A King on a Swing Workbook, Level D
  • Basic Reading Series, A Pig Can Jig Workbook, Level A
    Basic Reading Series, A Pig Can Jig Workbook, Level A
  • Basic Reading Series, Kittens and Children Workbook, Level E
    Basic Reading Series, Kittens and Children Workbook, Level E
  • Basic Reading Series, Six Ducks in a Pond Workbook, Level C
    Basic Reading Series, Six Ducks in a Pond Workbook, Level C
  • Basic Reading Series, The Purple Turtle Workbook, Level F
    Basic Reading Series, The Purple Turtle Workbook, Level F
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