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All About Reading Level 1

First Edition


What do I need to teach All About Reading Level 1?

Interactive Kit
(Basic or Deluxe)

Level 1

*If you already own an Interactive Kit, you do not need to purchase an additional one for this level. Click here if you have questions about Interactive Kits.
Note: magnetic white boards are NOT included in Interactive Kits. They must be purchased separately and are not available on this website.


What does my student need to know before beginning Level 1?

Download this placement test to determine if your student is ready for Level 1.


What do I need if I’m teaching more than one student?

Level 1 Materials
The Level 1 Materials contain enough for teaching one student. You will need to order one Student Packet per additional student.

You may also need extra Interactive Kit components.



What will my student learn in Level 1?

Your student will learn exciting new concepts, including letter sounds, phonograms, consonant teams, blending, syllables, sight words, consonant blends, plurals, compound words, and much more. Every component of reading is taught: decoding (phonics and structural analysis), vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Below is a sampling in each area.
Phonological Awareness

 Learn techniques for syllable counting

 Isolate sounds in three- and four-letter words

 Practice phonemic substitution

Decoding (Phonics)

 Learn phonograms A-Z, plus TH, SH, CH, CK, NG, NK

 Read short vowel words containing the new phonograms, such as man, set, pup, quack, class, bench, trunk, king,and gasp

 Read words ending in FF, LL, and SS, as in hill and kiss

 Read words with initial blends, as in step and flag

 Read words with final blends, as in next and lost

Decoding (Structural Analysis)

 Read plural words with suffix s or es, such as pigs and lunches

 Read compound words, such as windmill


 Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life

 Connect new words to familiar words


 Read with accuracy

 Read with meaningful expression

 Read with natural phrasing


 Connect text to own experiences

 Understand dialogue

 Give and discuss opinions

 Set a purpose for reading


Can I see inside the Level 1 Materials?

Click on the graphics to download PDFs for each item:

Teacher's Manual

Activity Book
Run, Bug, Run! Reader
The Runt Pig Reader
Cobweb the Cat Reader

Teaching multiple children? Download extra consumable components of the Level 1 Student Packet here!

Progress Chart
Certificate of Achievement


Can I order products individually?

Sure! Here are all of the individual components of Level 1: