The extended set of Year 1 Decodable Readers follows a systematic synthetic phonics sequence that aligns perfectly with the teaching sequence of Sound Waves Spelling.
There are 43 different books in the Year 1 extended set. Each book in the set features a focus phoneme–grapheme relationship, charming illustrations and a captivating story.
Books in the extended set include:
- CCCVC and CVCCC words
- two-syllable words
- words with the suffixes s, ed, ing, er, ly and y
- newly learned Special Words from the Sound Waves Spelling teaching sequence
- a steadily increasing word count of 130–290 words.
In addition, every Decodable Reader includes a Warm Up section with words containing the focus phoneme–grapheme relationship, Book Chat questions to encourage students to reflect on what they are reading, and tips for helping students during reading.