Overview - READING RODS SIGHT WORDS KIT
Designed to supplement all phonics and reading programs, these color-coded,
interlocking manipulatives are a great “hands-on” way to teach literacy.
PHONEMIC AWARENESS KIT
Covers identifying letter sounds, learning alphabetical
order, building simple words, and more.
SIGHT WORDS KIT Covers words in context, recognizing common sight words,
spelling words, and more.
WORD FAMILIES KIT Covers short and long vowel word families, initial
consonants and blends, and more.
WORD BUILDING KIT Covers spelling patterns, consonant blend and digraph
sounds and usage, and more.
SENTENCE BUILDING KIT Covers subjects and predicates, using correct
punctuation, identifying parts of speech, and more.
SIMPLE SENTENCES KIT Covers using correct punctuation; recognizing synonyms,
antonyms, and homophones; and more.
PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES KIT Covers practicing spelling changes, exploring
Greek and Latin root words, and more.
SPELLING KIT Covers memory strategies and visualizing words, spelling
patterns, context clues, word lists, and more.
EACH KIT INCLUDES Set of Reading Rods in a tub, 4 Activity Trays,
24 double-sided Activity Cards, and 48-page Activity Book with over 100 demonstration
cards. Each kit includes enough materials to teach up to four students at once.
Overhead Tiles are available for all kits, sold separately below.
EVERYDAY ASSESSMENT WITH READING RODS This 224-page book provides a
comprehensive assessment strategy for teachers using Reading Rods. Based on
ALPHABET LITTLE BOOKS Each 8-page book in this 26-book set introduces
a letter. Students match letter sounds to pictures. Class Set includes 6 of
each book (156 books).
WORD FOR WORD GAME Players (2 to 4) snap Reading Rods together quickly
to make words. Includes 112 Reading Rods, 2-minute timer, score pad, 4 pencils