The support 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 53 different books in the Year 1 support set. Each book in the set features a focus phoneme–grapheme relationship, charming illustrations and a captivating story.
Books in the support set include:
- a focus on CVC words
- two-syllable words
- words with the suffixes s, ed and ing
- newly learned Special Words from the Sound Waves Spelling teaching sequence
- a constrained word count of 50–100 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.