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S.P.I.R.E. Illustrated Decodable Reader Starter Set 1A, 10 Assorted Titles

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There are limitless worlds of wonder and imagination for those who know how to read. Give students who struggle with literacy that same level of awe and accomplishment through the S.P.I.R.E. reading intervention program.

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Set 1A contains illustrated versions of stories from S.P.I.R.E. Reader Level 1. These readers are designed with fully decodable text, controlled for phonics and sight word knowledge. They can be used with S.P.I.R.E. to support your instruction or as a supplement to any other reading program.

SPIRE is a research-proven reading intervention program for your lowest performing students. It is designed to build reading success through an intensive, structured, and spiraling curriculum that incorporates phonological awareness, phonics, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension in a systematic 10-Step lesson plan.
  • Decodable readers effectively bridge learning from decoding to reading comprehension to oral fluency
  • Captivating illustrations and topics in science, social studies, and literature keep readers extra engaged and on task
  • Stories in this set cover various phonics skills, help increase reading practice, and build each individual student's confidence
  • Variety of genres and text passages provide everyday lessons and real-world applications
  • A proven educational asset for ELL (English Language Learners), students with dyslexia, or other students with special needs
Starter Set 1A Contains One Each of the Following Story Titles:
  • The Pig and the Ant - Skills: a, i
  • The Lost Dog - o
  • The Gum - uThe Pet Hen - e
  • The Fish Wish - sh
  • At Lunch - ch
  • Dash on the Path - th
  • A Whiz Kid - wh
  • The Lost Ring - ng
  • Hank's Fish Tank - nk

S.P.I.R.E

  • Designed to bring non-readers and struggling readers to full literacy upon completion of the program
  • The Initial Placement Assessment (IPA) places students at the appropriate level of S.P.I.R.E.
  • Based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading instruction, which incorporates sound instruction

S.P.I.R.E. Reading Intervention Program


S.P.I.R.E. ® is a research-proven reading intervention program that can produce dramatic results for non-readers, struggling readers, and students with dyslexia. It is designed to build reading success through an intensive, structured, and spiraling curriculum that incorporates phonological awareness, phonics, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Each grade level uses systemic, sequentially structured lessons to ensure permanent mastery of concepts through auditory, visual, and kinesthetic activities.

Learn with S.P.I.R.E.

  • Each level of S.P.I.R.E. follows a consistent 10-Step Lesson structure that employs multisensory instruction
  • Multisensory lessons include auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning modalities
  • Every concept covered has one Introductory Lesson and one or more Reinforcing Lessons
  • Predictable lesson structure helps students focus on each new concept
  • Quick-paced, hands-on lessons keep students engaged

For More Information

  • Visit our S.P.I.R.E. website to learn about the many components that make up the S.P.I.R.E. program, including complementary products to help you customize and design the reading intervention that best fits the needs of your students.
  • Contact a sales consultant for more information on how you can best utilize this program in your school or district. Our sales consultants are your resource for product presentations, workshops, and product review samples.

S.P.I.R.E. Print

Teachers and students work with print and manipulatives for a multisensory classroom experience.

iSPIRE Online

Students work with online activities and manipulatives. All teacher materials are online allowing for real-time progress monitoring.