Studies show that students who can read proficiently by 3rd grade are more likely to graduate from high school and go on to college. While there are many important components of literacy development, the foundational skills learned in the primary grades provide the backbone of proficient reading.
Reading A-Z delivers a comprehensive array of standards-aligned resources to help you set your students up for success with a strong foundation in reading.
Reading A-Z Resources to Develop Foundational Skills
Alphabet Books, Practice Sheets, and Chants provide students with resources to recognize, name, and form letters, in order to read and write. Spanish and French Alphabet Books are also included.
Phonological Awareness Lessons introduce skills, have students practice and apply them, then incorporate a Read-Aloud Book to extend the lesson and support student understanding.
Build oral fluency, accuracy, expression, and comprehension with Fluency Practice Passages and Reader’s Theater Scripts.
Teach phonics effectively using explicit, systematic instruction and practice with Decodable Books, passages, lessons, and activities based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to instruction.
High-Frequency Word Books and Flashcards help students learn and recognize the most commonly used words. Spanish and French versions are also included.
Additional Resources and Features to Support Foundational Skills Development
Leveled Books at 29 levels of difficulty, complete with guided reading lesson plans, provide students the opportunity to practice foundational skills and reading strategies in context. Multilevel Books offer the same content at multiple reading levels. Spanish and other world languages are available.
SHARED READING BOOKS
Shared Reading Books support the building of a variety of literacy and foundational skills.
Measure student progress and improve learning with easy-to-use Alphabet, High-Frequency Word, and Benchmark assessment tools.
TUTORING & MENTORING PACKS
Convenient, well-organized, and educationally sound packs supply teachers, parents, and tutors with printable, research-based materials in six instructional categories: alphabet, phonological awareness, phonics, high-frequency words, fluency, and comprehension.
Learning Centers give students the opportunity to practice many foundational skills—phonological awareness, phonics, grammar and mechanics, word work, fluency, and writing—in a hands-on, engaging way.
A Leveled Reading Library for Every Classroom
Printable and Projectable Reading Resources for K-5