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  • Item #: 014348
    ISBN: 9781929683604
    Retail: $40.00
    Rainbow Price: $32.35
  • Item #: 000335
    ISBN: 9781929683581
    Retail: $110.00
    Rainbow Price: $82.95

    "It's just common sense!" Actually, it's the Blue Book Common Sense Reading Program and yes, everything about this program is common sense. A very complete program organized around quality children's literature (like all LLATL programs) and covering phonics, reading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, handwriting, and higher-order reasoning. Phonics instruction is systematic, introducing a few sounds at a time and providing opportunities to read a "real" (small story book) book which uses those sounds. The literature component - carefully selected children's favorites - reminds students that the reason for all the hard work in phonics is the joy of reading wonderful books. And woven through both of these elements is comprehensive instruction in all aspects of language arts. Relying heavily on Ruth Beechick's principles for teaching reading (including her letter dice activities), the program includes a wide variety of activities appealing to all learning styles. The teacher's manual is a homeschooler's dream with all the work having been done for you, taking you step-by-step through the 36-week program. New skills are listed for each lesson with a materials list included at the beginning. Almost no teacher preparation is needed - you teach as you read. All answers are provided within the lesson. Higher-order thinking activities are italicized. Examples and diagrams are user-friendly including the easy-to-follow references to the Student Activity Book. Each of the four parts (readiness, short vowels, consonant blends and short vowels, and long vowels) concludes with an evaluation for determining your child's readiness for the next level. The Student Activity Book contains the materials (except for household and school supplies) needed for cut and paste, word wheels, flip books, picture sequencing, story-telling puppets, PLUS handwriting pages that teach all upper and lower case letters, numbers, and punctuation. The comfortable, natural handwriting method that isn't exactly traditional, modern, or italic was developed by the authors. This handwriting instruction is coordinated with the phonics and includes pages for children to carefully complete and display or give as gifts.

    The Student Activity Book is consumable, even having an easy-release binding that allows for clean page removal. Even the back cover is put to good use providing the miniature book covers to be added to the personal reading chart that marks the child's progress. 28 separate readers cover short vowels, blends (bridge readers), and long vowels. They are small-sized for little hands and include black-and-white illustrations. Stories are engaging which is a good thing since a week's worth of learning activities are built around them. The student uses puppets to retell the stories, completes sequencing activities with a series of reader-related events, and answers comprehension questions. One interesting aspect of the teacher-student interaction concerning these readers is that the week's lesson starts off with the teacher reading the small book to the child. After several lessons thoroughly covering the new phonics steps and practice reading parts of the story, the student concludes the week with the successful reading of the small book. This is an effective variation of the typical approach because the goal of reading the book is always before the student. The materials packet is a useful collection of color-coded letter and word cards to use for learning and review along with cards used for reinforcement games and, of course, the letter dice (to be assembled from cardstock patterns). While this part of the program is not exactly consumable - you could use the various components again - the components do get a workout. If you are expecting to use the program with another child, you'll want to save these items and covering them with clear contact paper to preserve them would also be a good idea. The program includes the Teacher's Manual, the Student Activity Book, the 28 Readers, and the Materials Packet.

    We sell additional Student Activity Books, Reader Sets, and Material Packets so you can use the program with a second student. Well-known children's literature (Read-Aloud Library) is suggested each week, so at the same time your child is learning phonics, he is also learning other important reading skills such as literal recall, comprehension, predicting outcome, and drawing conclusions. These books are an integral part of the program and the Student Activity Book relies on them. Although usually available at the local library, for your convenience we also sell them. They are listed in order of use. Although this program focuses on first grade skills, it would be possible to use this program with a "ready" kindergartner. It would also work well with a slightly older child who is still a just-getting-started reader. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 000345
    ISBN: 9781929683598
    Retail: $100.00
    Rainbow Price: $75.45

    Continuing the excellent phonics, reading, and language arts instruction of the LLATL Blue Program, the Red Program incorporates the same effective methodologies and teaching strategies. The user-friendly teacher's manual (Red Book) with 36 weekly lesson plans is comprehensive and thorough with little teacher preparation needed. The heftier Student Activity Book reviews skills taught in the first grade program and reinforces new skills with a similar assortment of excellent activities: word wheels, flip books, games, and cut and paste activities. More emphasis is placed on poetry, sentence structure, grammar and writing - all learned in the context of stories. Spelling is also emphasized more with weekly word lists, visual representation of words, and puzzles and games for review/reinforcement. The six readers are longer but just as engaging with soft-hued color print rather than black & white. Periodic skill assessments give the teacher the tools to decide what the student needs to review. The program includes the Red Book (teacher's manual), the Student Activity Book, and six readers. The Student Activity Book and readers are sold separately for additional students. The Read-Aloud Library is integral to the program but sold separately (or available from the library). ~ Janice

  • Item #: MPL3GO
    Retail: $99.60
    Rainbow Price: $82.95

    (Publishers Description)

    Children who are asked to read slightly above their comfort level will develop into superior readers. Our reading program for grades 2-7 continues the development of reading skills through the selections listed above. Reading is not a passive activity for pleasure. Reading requires an active, discriminating mind that is challenged to think, compare, and contrast. Students who have been challenged by good literature will never be satisfied with the poor-quality books that are so readily available today.

    Literature study guides train students to become active readers. Our guides focus on vocabulary, spelling, comprehension, and composition skills. Each lesson includes a word study to help students build vocabulary. The comprehension questions challenge students to consider what they have read, identify the important content of each story, and compose clear, concise answers (a difficult skill at any age). Writing is thinking, and good questioning stimulates the child to think and write.

  • Item #: 055627
    ISBN: 9781338113495
    Retail: $27.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    I am such a proponent of solid phonics instruction! This classic resource authored by Wiley Blevins has been updated! Added are summaries of current research, practical strategies and phonics lessons. In addition are phonogram word lists, picture book suggestions, ready-to-use assessments, scope and sequence, guidelines for ELL (ESL) students and discussion of common reading problems with solutions. There is a lot of in-depth reading here. But information is also accessible: tips for decoding and understanding word parts and phonics instruction, etc. Section 1 defines phonics. Section 2 covers alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness. Section 3 goes in depth in teaching sounds and letters. Section 4 is also full of content, helping you devise phonics lesson plans that work. Section 5 focuses on individual needs. There's not just theory here. There are so many practical helps: word lists for each phoneme; games; activities; lists of most frequently used sounds and words . . . the content goes on and on. While the intended audience is a teacher in a brick-and-mortar school, this resource will help the homeschool teacher understand how language develops and provide a solid foundation to start your student reading with success. 320 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 055454
    ISBN: 9781547700011
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.85

  • Item #: 087221
    ISBN: 9780890848180
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    16 stories in a bag.

  • Item #: 026067
    ISBN: 9781935197775
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

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  • Item #: 072015
    ISBN: 9781974028672
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 027759
    ISBN: 9780026747257
    Retail: $0.00
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  • Item #: 275131
    ISBN: 9781606821084
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $71.67
  • Item #: 239038
    ISBN: 9781591666677
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

    A cute story about two rabbits, Mrs. Fleet and her son Hopkin, who love flowers and sunshine. They do their best to cheer up their neighbors at the bottom of the hill who don't want sunshine or help. A short-chapter book with full-color illustrations on every few pages. 48 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 229203
    ISBN: 9781591664932
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.25

    This moving book tells the story of Liz and Micah, a brother and sister who move from a farmhouse they love to a small apartment. While their parents search for a new house, they make do with the apartment. They begin to love their new home and especially a neighbor named Grandma Jan, an elderly women who also moved to the apartments from a farm. 75 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 182196
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    10 stories in a bag.

  • Item #: 109363
    ISBN: 9780890849767
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    These 12 storybooks in a bag provide enjoyable reading for the very early stages of reading. Can be used as a supplement to first grade readers for children who need an easier start in first grade. - Melissa

  • Item #: 102731
    ISBN: 9780890848999
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

    Willie B. is Jamie's best friend, but his latest great idea has landed them in trouble. Even though they think up a plan to set things right, Jamie still worries. Sure enough, after Dog has her puppies, everything goes wrong. The boys learn what it means to keep a promise and what really means the most to them.

  • Item #: 072027
    ISBN: 9781717185228
    Retail: $27.00
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

  • Item #: 072026
    ISBN: 9781717185266
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072025
    ISBN: 9781717185280
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072024
    ISBN: 9781717185150
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072023
    ISBN: 9781717184405
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072022
    ISBN: 9781974028948
    Retail: $27.00
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

  • Item #: 072021
    ISBN: 9781974028986
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072020
    ISBN: 9781974029181
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072019
    ISBN: 9781974029167
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072018
    ISBN: 9781974029075
    Retail: $27.00
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  • Item #: 072017
    ISBN: 9781974028245
    Retail: $27.00
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

  • Item #: 072016
    ISBN: 9781974028375
    Retail: $27.00
    Rainbow Price: $21.95