The strategies and materials presented here provide the best of whole language and phonics instruction for setting up an appropriate, well-paced reading program that meets the needs of individual students, small groups, or the entire class, grades K-8. For quick and easy access, the Kit is organized into eight sections and includes such practical information as:
* Over 80 stimulating hands-on games and activity sheets to build students skills in letter-name knowledge, sight word recognition, word structure, and more.
* Up-to-date information and materials for teaching reading to students with special needs
* Comprehensive lists of fiction and nonfiction trade books that reinforce the learning of essential reading skills