children can learn to read, they must first
recognize letters and know their sounds.
Then, learning to read means breaking the
alphabetic code. Our weekly booklets provide
a step-by-step program allowing the student
to combine phonetic sounds to decode words.
Research concludes that students who are
skilled decoders are shown to have increased
fluency and improved comprehension.
program includes an early comprehension
series designed to promote reading for
meaning. These beginning comprehension
booklets provide a variety of exercises
while developing new vocabulary. The
curriculum continues with more advanced
comprehension that contains great variety in
vocabulary program, beginning in first
grade, creates challenging activities to
advance and strengthen basic language
skills. Working with a list of words and
their definitions, the student engages in a
variety of exercises. Sentence writing using
these vocabulary words is included.
in a direct approach to grammar beginning
with first grade work. This early start will
help build a strong foundation and
simplify grammar concepts.