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Spectrum Phonics, Grade 1

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Spectrum Phonics encourages creativity and builds confidence by making reading fun! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 1, strengthen phonics skills by focusing on consonant blends, short and long vowel sounds, matching words, pairs, rhyming sounds, and more! Each book features full-color illustrations and provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency. They are also aligned to national and state standards and include a complete answer key. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped ...
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Overview


Spectrum Phonics encourages creativity and builds confidence by making reading fun! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 1, strengthen phonics skills by focusing on consonant blends, short and long vowel sounds, matching words, pairs, rhyming sounds, and more! Each book features full-color illustrations and provides essential tools for achieving reading fluency. They are also aligned to national and state standards and include a complete answer key. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780769682914
  • Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Series: Spectrum Phonics Series
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 188,723
  • Age range: 6 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Mercer Mayer – writer and illustrator for Little Critter First Readers, as well as Little Critter Spectrum began writing and illustrating children’s books in 1966 and since that time, he has published over 300 titles. Open almost any of the award-winning author/illustrator’s books, and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters.

“Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid,” says Mercer. “Now that I’m a big kid, I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children. They always help remind me of what it was like.”

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Mercer Mayer spent his childhood hunting lizards and snakes in the swamps near his home. During his teenage years, he attended the Honolulu Academy of Arts. He later received additional training at the Art Students League in New York City. Upon completion of his studies, he set out with pen and ink to write and illustrate a collection of children’s book, reflecting many of the adventures he experienced as a child.

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Table of Contents


Index of Skills     4
Consonant Review: B and C     5
Consonant Review: D and F     6
Consonant Review: G and H     7
Consonant Review: J and K     8
Consonant Review: L and M     9
Consonant Review: N and P     10
Consonant Review: Q and R     11
Consonant Review: S and T     12
Consonant Review: V and W     13
Consonant Review: Y and Z     14
Review: Ending Sounds     15
Consonant Review     18
Short a     19
Short e     23
Review: Short a and Short e     27
Short i     28
Short o     32
Review: Short i and Short o     36
Short u     37
Review: Short Vowels     41
Long a     46
Long i     50
Review: Long a and Long i     54
Long o     55
Long u     59
Review: Long o and Long u     63
Review: Long Vowels     64
Review: Short and Long Vowels     73
Consonant Blends With S     80
Review: Consonant Blends With S     84
Consonant BlendsWith L     85
Review: Consonant Blends With L     89
Consonant Blends With R     90
Review: Consonant Blends With R     94
Final Blends With S     95
Review: Consonant Blends     98
Vowel Pairs: AI and AY     99
Vowel Pairs: EE and EA     100
Review: Vowel Pairs With A and E     101
Vowel Pairs: OA and OW     102
Vowel Pairs: OO     103
Review: Vowel Pairs With OA, OO, OW     106
Y as Long i     107
Y as Long e     108
Review: The Sounds of Y     109
Review: Vowel Pairs and the Sounds of Y     110
Consonant Pairs: CH and SH     111
Consonant Pairs: TH and WH     113
Consonant Pairs Endings: CH, SH, and TH     115
Consonant Pair: NG     117
Review: Consonant Pairs     119
Letters and Their Sounds     121
Practice Pages     124
Answer Key     128\
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