Learn to Read activities and lesson plans for early reading,kindergarten,first and second grade | Hooked on Phonics

The new Hooked on Phonics® Learn to Read instructional approach and techniques are based on research about how children learn to read. Our team of leading educators, award-winning authors and illustrators, teachers, and parents developed the new Learn to Read with the primary goal of helping children become confident readers

Learn to Read

A Eight-Level Program for Reading Success!

Approach & Techniques

The new Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read instructional approach and techniques are based on current research about how children learn to read. The programs build systematically from letters to sounds, then to words and sentences, and ultimately to reading fluency. In line with this approach, the Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read program was:

  • Developed using research on phonics, phonemic awareness and oral language, alphabetic knowledge, and print awareness
  • Based on our learn-practice-read approach, systematic phonics instruction, and multisensory materials
  • ADivided into an educational arc that addresses each stage of a child's reading development
  • Developed in conjunction with educators, children's authors, and parents
  • Tested by kids, parents, and teachers
  • Designed to build children's confidence as readers

Our educational specialists have teamed up with award-winning authors an illustrators to create the best Learn to Read program yet.

Here's How It Works

Each Lesson takes 20 minutes or less

Your child learns to read new words by watching the DVD and reading the workbook.

Your child practices the new sound combinations and words in the workbook.

Your child puts it all together to read a great story.

Celebrate success after each lesson and track your child's progress.

Behind the Scenes Videos

Meet some of the experienced educators, renowned authors, award-winning illustrators, and, most importantly, parents who joined forces to create the new Learn to Read program.