Explode the Code Extra Practice (all 1/2 books) (2nd Edition)

Explode the Code Extra Practice (all 1/2 books) (2nd Edition)

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Category Description for Explode the Code (2nd Ed.):

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Whats New in Explode The Code Second Edition

> Workbooks:

  • Revised directions for clarity and ease of understanding
  • Updated content
  • Revised stories in Books 7 and 8

> Teachers Guides:

  • "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart is featured on the inside front cover of all Teachers Guides
  • Chart presents essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which they are implemented throughout the program

> Visual Enhancements:

  • Updated images to help guide struggling readers to phonics mastery

The Get Ready, Get Set, and Go for The Code, A, B, and C student workbooks provides pre-literacy instruction and reinforcing exercises with a focus on visual identification of consonants, their written lowercase letter forms and their sound-symbol relationships. Each lesson addresses the principles of effective reading instruction and follows the same easy-to-use format. The Teachers Guide is required for providing listening exercises.

The Teachers Guide for Workbooks A, B and C expands on the skills presented in these books, providing teachers with various options for instruction and reinforcement. The wide variety of activities may be adapted for whole-class, small-group, and one-on-one learning situations.

The 60 Picture-Letter Cards can be used for supplementary visual and auditory work and match key words in the student workbooks. Letter cards allow students to practice letter identification and recognition. Picture-letter combination cards help students map sounds to symbols. Use with Get Ready, Get Set, and Go for The Code, A, B, and C workbooks.

The Workbooks, Explode The Code Books 1-8 focus on Phonemic Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension, and Writing. All workbooks have several review lessons and a posttest. Explode The Code Half Books (1 -6 ) focus on more practice and reinforcement with skills in workbooks 1-6.

Code Cards (1 card for every concept introduced in Books 1-3.) include suggestions for daily practice activities and games. Each card is marked with the book and page number on the concept, which it is introduced.

Teachers Guides (Books 1-8) incorporate a quick review, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension in every lesson. Suggestions for writing practice and differentiated instruction are provided for each lesson. Specific answers to the student pages are not offered, as the book assumes student and teacher will be completing these together. However, answers for pre-test and post-test questions are included. Please also note these books only cover the "whole" levels, not the 1/2 levels.

Explode The Code Placement Tests are designed to assess students encoding and decoding skills. All tests can be given in either a group setting or individually, with the exception of Test 4, which must be administered individually. Included are directions for administering and analyzing results; answer keys and reproducible test forms.




Category Description for Explode the Code:

A phonics program, utilizing workbooks, covering letter sounds and most phonograms. Ample practice using a variety of exercises helps children to both learn and reinforce reading skills. These are particularly well-conceived, with alternate (incorrect) choices containing most probable letter or word confusions. This will assure well-honed phonetic reading skills. There is plenty of practice here, so if you use these in conjunction with another phonics program (for reinforcement), you will want to pick and choose exercises or pages to complete. The "1/2" level books provide practice for the skills learned in the whole-level books Please note that Get Ready for the Code, Get Set for the Code, and Go for the Code no longer include teacher's guide inserts. A much-enhanced teacher's guide is now available separately, that contains teaching information and answers for these three books. Teacher's guides are available for upper levels as well, with each teacher's guide covering two levels.

The new second edition features some small changes from the original, including revised student instructions, some updated content and artwork, and revised stories in Book 7 and 8. There is also a new chart on the inside front cover of the teacher guides which shows the overall lesson routine.




Primary Subject
Phonics
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
3
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I'm hoping this will give my children the extra practice they need in this area.
Rachel B on Sep 10, 2020
To supplement the regular Explode the Code workbooks.
Mimi R on Mar 16, 2019
I'm hoping this will give my children the extra practice they need in this area.
Rachel B on Sep 10, 2020
To teach my daughters.
Maria F on Mar 21, 2019
To supplement the regular Explode the Code workbooks.
Mimi R on Mar 16, 2019
These books are helping my boys learn to spell. I want the half editions so they have extra practice and reinforcement.
Delight M on Nov 10, 2018
Love these for a basic, no fuss reinforcement of spelling and phonics
Clare K on Mar 13, 2018
My 7 year old son needs the extra practice included in the 1/2 books.
Robert F on Feb 16, 2017
The Explode the Code Series is the one of best phonics series for students who need to see words "exploded" - and then practice putting them back together.
Jean C on May 25, 2016
To teach my daughters.
Maria F on Mar 21, 2019
These books are helping my boys learn to spell. I want the half editions so they have extra practice and reinforcement.
Delight M on Nov 10, 2018
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My 2nd grader struggled SO SO much with reading last year. She looked at me mid-August with tears in her eyes and asked why she was so stupid when it came to reading. SOUL CRUSHING!!! These workbooks were another attempt at helping her find something that would help. She's excellent at spelling (covered All About Spelling 1 in less than 9 months!). So I thought this might be the way to go because there was a lot of writing involved. IT'S WORKING!!! She feels so confident doing the lessons in the book. She easily finished 3 pages a day. I recently pulled out her AAR1 cards and she flew through several that she had struggled with for so long. Even the ones she didn't get right away she was able to figure out without getting downhearted.
September 11, 2018
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