Learn to Read with the Litkidz Reading Curriculum

III. EMERGING READERS (5 – 8): 4 parts

(Assessment-based) (Suitable for grades 1 & 2)

Pre-requisites: Completion of Classes I and II, or, assessed ability to recognize and say the sounds and names of all consonants and vowels, and blend CVC words.

Parts 1 – 4

  1. Consonant Blends (L-blends, R-blends, S-blends) – 6 sessions
  2. Common Digraphs: CH, SH, WH, TH –  8 sessions 
  3. R-controlled Vowels (AR, UR, IR, ER, OR, and exceptions) -10 sessions
  4. Long Vowels – 10 sessions
    1. Words ending in a vowel
    2. Silence E
    3. Common adjacent vowels: ea/ ee/ oa/ ai/ ay
    4. Long-vowel word families

This curriculum extends the reading beyond CVC to CCVC. Each part can be taken separately, or assessed out of. Sight words are included in each part. This curriculum brings readers to the world of long vowels and silent-e, thus extending the reading capacity. 

The curriculum includes reading, writing, word sorts, and spelling.

Sample books:

  • First five chapters in “The Secret Door”
  • The Gruffalo
  • Jake the Snake
  • Tim’s Boat
  • Kay and Jay
  • The Secret Pet
  • Frog and Toad
  • Elephant and Piggy
  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
  • Room on the Broom

(Click below for other class descritions)

  1. EARLY LITERACY (age 5)
  2. EARLY READERS (ages 5 – 7): 2 parts
  3. EMERGING READERS (5 – 8): 3 parts