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The Ready Reader Decodables team is passionate about providing books to help all readers tackle words and sharing what they know with teachers, parents, & children alike.​ We put the research into practice so you can focus on teaching reading and a developing a love of reading with your students!

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Ready Reader Decodables- ck books Level 1 and Level 2
As experts in literacy instruction and long-time advocates for evidence-based practices, the authors of Ready Reader Decodables are often asked how to meet the needs of all early readers. This is a question that has garnered much attention and debate over the years. The science of reading tells us how ALL brains learn to read and our two levels of books for each phonics skill help students attend to all ...
Decodable book Short e
Ready Reader Decodables is dedicated to staying up to date on the science of reading.  The science guides every part of our decodable books, comprehension questions, and free games.  Ready Reader Decodables' Illustrations Specifically, we are very intentional about our illustrations.  We understand the appeal of pictures and how they can help bring a story to life.  However, Ready Reader Decodables wants our students to first decode each word on ...
Decodable book with short u
Decodables for the 21st century classroom Ready Reader Decodables is passionate about supporting students of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities. We include diverse characters throughout our books so that every child can see himself reflected in the stories he reads. Science of Reading and Decodables The science of reading tells us that skilled reading is a combination of language comprehension and word recognition. At Ready Reader Decodables we are intentional ...
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Phonics Instruction There are long-standing myths about phonics instruction. Keeping these myths alive
(and thus keeping phonics instruction from our students!) undermines a student’s
reading acquisition. As educators, we must constantly look to the current research and
adjust our instruction accordingly. The National Reading Panel recommended
systematic phonics paired with phonemic awareness as two crucial components to
foster efficient word reading. Current research still supports those findings. It tells us
that word recognition (through phonic decoding) ...
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What are decodable books? A decodable book focuses on one new grapheme (sh or ă), spelling pattern (the drop e rule when adding a suffix), or morphological unit (prefix re-). It uses a controlled set of vocabulary with spelling patterns and morphological units that have already been explicitly taught to the student. This way, students are encouraged to use the text to decode and not pictures or context clues. Why ...
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