Learn to Read First Grade

Ever wonder what you can do to help your child become a more confident reader? Is your child in first grade, aged six to seven years old, or simply ready to go beyond the basic building blocks of reading? Reading is a big deal, and Hooked on Phonics® Learn to Read First Grade makes it easy for you as a parent to witness-and play a role in-some of the most magical moments in your child's educational development. Learning is a process, not an event, and Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read takes it one step at a time-building in fun along the way!


What's in the Box?

Learn to Read First Grade Level

Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read First Grade is based on research, approved by the Children's Reading Foundation, and designed in conjunction with leading educators, renowned authors, and most importantly, parents. Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read First Grade features leveled learning activities and storybooks featuring targeted vocabulary. Each unit concludes with a storybook specially written to support the skills children have learned so far in the program--and this is a book they can read to you proudly, on their own! Each lesson takes only about 20 minutes a day.

Tutorial - Easy to use, based on research, designed by teachers and parents. See how Learn to Read works.
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Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read First Grade covers beginning and ending consonant digraphs and blends, two-syllable words, and words ending with -ing, -er, -ly, -es, and -ed. Learn to Read First Grade includes:

  • 6 original storybooks that feature a range of beautifully illustrated stories
  • 2 storybooks by award-winning children's book authors Robert San Souci and Rosemary Wells
  • 2 workbooks that will guide you and your child through all of the lessons and many fun activities
  • 2 DVDs filled with music videos and fun introductions to each lesson, where letters come to life
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 2 sets of stickers to proudly display in the workbooks and celebrate reading success

What's Online?

Now featuring an online Learn to Read experience
In addition to what's in the box, Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read First Grade now offers unique online components to deliver a rich, multisensory learning experience for your child. Each level of Learn to Read comes with a serial number that lets you sign up for free online content. Simply register, and you will be able to access online games, downloadable content, printables, and custom book recommendations. You will also be able to track your child's progress on his or her own personalized learning path.

Online Games
Simple and engaging online games designed specifically to reinforce the subject matter your child has just completed in the lesson.

Fun activity sheets you can download and print. Each activity is designed to reinforce the lesson your child has just completed.

Book Recommendations
Customized book recommendations specifically tailored to reinforce the unit your child has just completed. All are available for purchase on Amazon.com.

Want to See More?

Watch the Visual Phonics video, and see how it teaches ch-, sh-, and other sounds..
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Watch the Visual Phonics video, and see how it teaches th- sounds..
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