Products Needed to Teach Level 1-4 and Pre-Reading

In order to teach Level 1 to a single student, you will need these items:

All About Reading Level  Materials

All About Reading  Materials includes the Teacher’s Manual, one Student Packet (which contains the activity book, flashcards, and stickers), and two readers (three for level 1).

Reading Interactive Kit

The Reading Interactive Kit provides the multisensory components for the All About Reading program. This is a one-time purchase, and you will use the same kit for all four levels of All About Reading. It comes in two versions: Basic and Deluxe. Visit Reading Interactive Kits for complete information.

Magnetic White Board

Magnetic white board to use with the physical letter tiles that come with your Reading Interactive Kit.

Teaching Multiple Students?

All About Reading makes it easy to teach multiple students! If you're teaching more than one child, you'll need to purchase a few individual products for each child.

Each additional student will need:

  • All About Reading Student Packet for the level required

  • Reading Divider Cards

  • Reading Review Box

 

What does my student need to know before beginning Pre-reading?

Download this Readiness Checklist to determine if your student is ready for Pre-reading.

What will my student learn in Pre-reading?

The All About Reading Pre-reading program is designed for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Your student will enjoy the special games, crafts, and storytime read-alouds, and you will love the way your student effortlessly learns essential pre-reading skills.

Your student will learn five very important pre-reading skills: Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Listening Comprehension, and Motivation to Read. These skills lay the foundation for learning to read. Below is a sampling in each area.

Letter Knowledge

  • Learn to recognize capital letters

  • Learn to recognize lowercase letters

  • Learn to recite the alphabet song

Phonological Awareness

  • Learn to blend sounds orally to make a word

  • Learn to clap syllables

  • Learn rhyming and word boundaries

  • Identify the beginning and ending sounds in a word

Print Awareness

  • Understand that the words on the page can be read

  • Understand that books are read from cover to back, and sentences are read from left to right

Listening Comprehension

  • Answer simple questions about a story

  • Learn to retell a story in his own words

  • Ask pertinent questions about a story

Motivation to Read

  • Cultivate an enthusiasm for learning

  • Instill a delight for books and reading

  • Observe situations in which reading is beneficial

  • Establish a desire to learn to read and write

Here's What Your Student Will Learn in Level 1

Your student will learn exciting new concepts, including letter sounds, phonograms, consonant teams, blending, syllables, sight words, consonant blends, plurals, compound words, and much more. Every component of reading is taught: decoding (phonics and structural analysis), vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Below is a sampling in each area.

 

 

 

 

 

Vocabulary

  • Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life

  • Connect new words to familiar words

Fluency

  • Read with accuracy

  • Read with meaningful expression

  • Read with natural phrasing

Comprehension

  • Connect text to one's own experiences

  • Understand dialogue

  • Give and discuss opinions

  • Set a purpose for reading

Phonological Awareness

  • Learn techniques for syllable counting

  • Isolate sounds in three- and four-letter words

  • Practice phonemic substitution

Decoding (Phonics)

  • Learn phonograms A-Z, plus TH, SH, CH, CK, NG, NK

  • Read short vowel words containing the new phonograms, such as man, set, pup, quack, class, bench, trunk, king, and gasp

  • Read words ending in FF, LL, and SS, as in hill and kiss

  • Read words with initial blends, as in step and flag

  • Read words with final blends, as in next and lost

Decoding (Structural Analysis)

  • Read plural words with suffix s or es, such as pigs and lunches

  • Read compound words, such as windmill

Optional Product for Level 1

Reading Games with Ziggy the Zebra is an optional Level 1 product.

If you used our Pre-reading program and your child loved Ziggy, you can continue to the fun with this optional book! This full-color book with perforated pages features nine file-folder games that reinforce the skills taught in All About Reading Level 1. The Ziggy puppet can be purchased separately.

Here are PDF samples of each item included in the Level 1 Materials:
Cobweb the Cat reader sample

Here's What Your Student Will Learn in Level 2

Your student will learn exciting new concepts, including three-letter blends, the jobs of Silent E, new phonograms, and methods for decoding multisyllable words – and continue to establish a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning. Every component of reading is taught: decoding (phonics and structural analysis), vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Below is a sampling in each area.

Decoding (Phonics)

  • Learn phonograms WH, EE, ER, AR, OR, ED, OY, OI, AW, AU, OW, and OU

  • Read words containing the new phonograms, such as whale, sheep, herd, farm, horn, toy, boil, saw, haul, flower, and found

  • Read words with long I or O before two consonants, as in find and gold

  • Read words with soft C, as in race

  • Read words with soft G, as in gem

  • Learn the first four jobs of Silent E

Decoding (Structural Analysis)

  • Identify base words

  • Read contractions, such as they’ll

  • Learn syllable division rules for reading multisyllable words

  • Read words with past tense ending ed, including all three sounds, as in wanted, snowed, and chipped

Vocabulary

  • Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life

  • Understand homophones

  • Understand synonyms and antonyms

Fluency

  • Read with accuracy

  • Read with meaningful expression

  • Read with natural phrasing

Comprehension

  • Connect text to one's own experiences

  • Make predictions

  • Compare and contrast main characters

  • Skim for specific information

  • Make inferences from the text

  • Discuss character motivation, main conflict

  • Identify the main character

Here are PDF samples of each item included in the Level 2 Materials:

Here's What Your Student Will Learn in Level 3

Your student will learn exciting new concepts, including the jobs of Silent E, new phonograms, and methods for decoding multisyllable words – and continue to establish a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning. Every component of reading is taught: decoding (phonics and structural analysis), vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Below is a sampling in each area.

Decoding (Phonics)

  • Learn phonograms AI, AY, OA, IR, UR, OO, EA, IGH, TCH, DGE, EW, WR, KN, EIGH, OE, and TI

  • Read words containing the new phonograms, such as paint, play, boat, third, purple, soon, mean, light, match, budge, flew, wrong, know, sleigh, toe, and action

  • Read words with Pickle syllables, as in bubble and table

Decoding (Structural Analysis)

  • Identify base words

  • Read words with vowel suffixes, as in fastest, and consonant suffixes, as in gladly

  • Read words with prefixes, as in mistake

  • Learn syllable division rules for reading multisyllable words

Vocabulary

  • Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life

  • Understand homophones

  • Understand synonyms, antonyms, onomatopoeia, alliteration, similes, idioms, and personification

Fluency

  • Read with accuracy

  • Read with meaningful expression

  • Read with natural phrasing

Comprehension

  • Connect text to one's own experiences

  • Connect text to one's own experiences

  • Make predictions

  • Compare and contrast main characters

  • Skim for specific information

Here are PDF samples of each item included in the Level 3 Materials:

Here's What Your Student Will Learn in Level 4

Your student will learn exciting new concepts, including words with multiple suffixes, fifteen new phonograms, and methods for decoding multisyllable words – and continue to establish a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning. Every component of reading is taught: decoding (phonics and structural analysis), vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Below is a sampling in each area.

Decoding (Phonics)

  • Learn phonograms EY, EAR, UI, IE, PH, GU, GN, AUGH, EI, OUGH, SI, MB, OUR, CI, and RH

  • Read words containing the new phonograms, such as honey, early, juice, field, phase, guest, gnat, daughter, beige, rough, mission, comb, journey, special, and rhyme

Decoding (Structural Analysis)

  • Decode multisyllabic words

  • Read words with multiple suffixes, as in thankfully

  • Read words with a variety of suffixes, including -ible, -able, -ance, -ence, -sion, -ic, -al, -ous, -ist, -ism, -ity, -ize, -ary, and -ery

  • Read words containing unaccented syllables, as in pirate, Alaska, and doctor

  • Read words with silent letters, as in half and comb

Fluency

  • Read with accuracy

  • Read with meaningful expression

  • Read with natural phrasing

Vocabulary

  • Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life

  • Explore varying dialects and regional language

  • Understand homonyms and heteronyms

  • Understand synonyms, antonyms, onomatopoeia, alliteration, idioms, personification, acronyms, and hyperbole

  • Explore words containing influences from Greek, French, Spanish, and Italian

Comprehension

  • Connect text to one's own experiences

  • Read stories with alternating points of view

  • Make predictions and inferences

  • Compare and contrast main characters and stories

  • Discuss main conflict and character transformation

  • Skim for specific information

  • Discuss shades of meaning

  • Summarize the text

Here are PDF samples of each item included in the Level 4 Materials:

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