of the Program
words have a high rate of repetition with a low ratio of
vocabulary is introduced systematically.
variety of text types enable the development of a range of reading
and writing are linked.
difficulty is carefully sequenced to build reading strategies.
teaching of phonics and phonemic awareness is supported by the program.
Literacy supports the systematic development of reading strategies and
skills in young students. It begins with oral language, then
builds vocabulary, increases phonemic awareness, builds letter-sound
relationships, develops print knowledge, and promotes
Start to Literacy program
student titles organized into 7
Developmental Reading Stages and 30 Guided Reading Levels - paired
fiction and informational texts.
- 114 Lesson Plans
on sturdy laminated
pair of titles).
- 114 Take-Home
books, one for each pair
- 18 Vocabulary
Starters in the Early