These books—paired with the expertly developed workbooks and parent guides—create a well-rounded reading experience that kids and parents will connect with and enjoy. This critical combination leads to a confident transition from being a nonreader to becoming a successful early reader.
||introduces and reinforces vocabulary
|Predictable, repetitive story lines
||provide ultimate support in developing reading strategies and building confidence for your early reader
|Illustrations that closely match the text
||support word identification and boost comprehension
|Lovable, humorous, and engaging characters
||help kids connect with and enjoy reading stories
|Math, Science and Social Studies themes
||help children build learning in other subject areas while they are learning to read, delivering more bang for your buck!
Each parent guide provides guidance, support, and vital tips to help you teach your child to learn to read. Some of the key features of the parent guide are outlined below:
||allows you to easily identify the sight words, phonics skills, targeted vocabulary and related learning skills in each book
||support children’s reading efforts and comprehension by providing helpful pre- and/or post-reading discussion tips
||offer meaningful, fun, hands-on activities that support and extend each story and enable children to deepen their reading enjoyment, language development, and comprehension
Each Learn to Read companion workbook reinforces the skills introduced in each Learn to Read book. For each storybook, you will find the following:
- Four skill pages, color-coded and labeled for easy reference.
- A mini-book bookmaking activity.
- A handy, easy-to-read answer key
Sight Words—Allows students to practice reading and writing sight words found in the story as well as other commonly used sight words.
Phonics—Provides practice with the phonics skills introduced in each story, such as reading and writing words with blends, short and long vowels, and word families.
Vocabulary—Reinforces content-based and high-frequency vocabulary words found in each story.
Skill—Allows students to develop an understanding of other important language arts concepts, such as compound words, opposites, contractions, spelling patterns, and more. Each skill page also extends the content learning reflected in the story.
Mini-Book Activity Page:
Activity—Allows students to create their own personal mini-books to practice phrasing and fluency. Each mini-book reinforces the content and skills presented in the corresponding Learn to Read story.
Reading Reward Chart and Corresponding Stickers
Also look for Read-Along audio tracks coming soon!
Boost your child's reading confidence by awarding a colorful sticker for each book read. As your child completes a story, allow him or her to place a sticker on the reading reward chart. Display the chart prominently, and encourage your child to take pride in each reading accomplishment!