"Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you!" These words, spoken by inventor Alexander Graham Bell, were the first words spoken on the telephone. This book explains how this now-common household object came to be. S.P.I.R.E.® Level 6 (spire) decodable reader is perfect for intermediate readers and those who need practice reading increasingly difficult text. This book includes phonics concept ph (dolphin).
The S.P.I.R.E. decodable readers were developed as part of the S.P.I.R.E. reading program, created by Sheila Clark-Edmands, M.S.Ed. S.P.I.R.E. is an intensive, comprehensive, and multisensory reading program with proven results. If your goal is to build reading success, then S.P.I.R.E. books are the perfect choice. Children are motivated to read more and enjoy more reading success because S.P.I.R.E. books are designed for the way early readers and struggling readers learn.
There are 120 books in the S.P.I.R.E. decodable readers series. The content ranges in difficulty from easy-to-read, one-syllable, short-vowel words in Sets 1A and 1B to complex multisyllabic words and advanced sentence structures in Sets 6A and 6B.
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Sheila Clark-Edmands, M.S. Ed. has more than 35 years of experience in education, ranging from classroom teaching and school administration to undergraduate and graduate college instruction. Her deliberate and reflective teaching led to the development of the S.P.I.R.E.® reading intervention program. She has received numerous teaching awards and honors, and her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and many other publications.
Sheila's devotion to helping struggling readers attain reading success led her to develop S.P.I.R.E., which is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach. An engaging spreaker, Sheila is always eager to connect with fellow educators to discuss strategies for improving the academic success of all students.