In alignment with Science of Reading research, phonics instruction must follow a defined scope and sequence with ample review and repetition. At least 50% of a phonics lesson should be spent on applying a skill to reading and writing. It’s in the application that the learning sticks. Decodable texts are the critical application tool.”
—Wiley Blevins, Ed.M., Literacy Expert
Support for early literacy phonics instruction using humorous, knowledge building, and diverse texts with explicit and concise teacher support
Authentic practice with phonics skills and high-frequency words through fiction and nonfiction titles on high-interest topics with familiar storylines
High-quality phonics readers and Teacher Cards that include differentiation scaffolds and lesson plans to support and assist fluency development—the essential connection to comprehension
Sixty decodable passages for phonics and foundational skills applications in consumable format, allowing student annotations as they practice decoding—aligned to 10 knowledge-building topics
Thirty four decodable passages for phonics & foundational skills applications in consumable format, allowing student annotations as they practice decoding- aligned to 10 knowledge-building topics.
Authentic practice in Spanish with phonics skills and sight words using fiction and nonfiction titles and methodology specific to Spanish literacy—including key literary, science, and social studies content
Deborah Glaser, Ed.D.
Patty McGee, M.Ed.
Wiley Blevins, Ed.M.
Benchmark Education Guide to ESSER Funding
C.C. Bates, Ph.D.
Nancy Akhavan, Ed.D.
Conversation, Connection, Strategies, and Resources