By far, the best beginning readers I have found are the Primary Phonics Storybooks.
They are carefully written with a phonetically controlled vocabulary, and the stories are amazingly clever.
The Primary Phonics materials are not only a perfect way to launch these young beginners into the world of reading, but the
stories can also be very helpful in building the confidence of second graders who still feel uneasy about reading.
will see that guessing becomes virtually
non-existent when your children use Primary Phonics
because they soon realize that they can sound out
all the words.
These storybooks come in packages of 10 different titles. There are
80 of them altogether, covering six levels of
gradually increasing difficulty. They start with short vowels in level 1 and go on
to long vowels, then vowels followed by /r/, and
some longer words, etc. Since this is TRUST's
order of presentation, they complement my book very
Each level has an 80-page accompanying workbook designed to promote independence in children as they become progressively
more confident readers and spellers.
More Primary Phonics Storybooks will give you an extra set of ten books at the first two levels. (Sets "1A" and "2A") They are as well written as the
Special Discount: When all 8 sets of
storybooks are purchased, our company gives a 10%
discount. This provides an excellent opportunity for
homeschooling families and coops to share these
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learn about moving to the next level of reading
material when Primary Phonics Storybooks
are outgrown. TRUST Tales readers, with
more words on each page and smaller type, offer the
next step up for early readers.