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Recipe For Reading Alphabet Series Starter Kit, Volumes 1 to 3

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Read to succeed! Get your students on track with reading and phonics skills with these 39 sequential books. Each captivating story strategically covers a specific phonics skill that corresponds to Recipe For Reading Workbooks (sold separately).

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The Alphabet Series Starter Set consists of 39 vocabulary controlled selections (Volumes 1, 2, and 3) by Frances Bloom, Mary Geiger, and other authors, enabling students to apply their phonics skills in context. The stories, which increase in difficulty as the lessons progress, help students practice target words and review sounds and sight words.

This Starter Kit is a part of the Recipe For Reading Series, a comprehensive, multisensory, phonics-based reading program that presents a skill sequence and lesson structure designed for beginning, at-risk, or struggling readers.Recommended for developmental/beginning readers in Grades K to 3 or for intervention/struggling readers in Grades 1 to 6.
  • These Alphabet Series Readers provide reading practice geared to the phonogram presentation with target words, sounds, sight words, comprehension through personal writing responses, and more
  • Fictional stories with black-and-white illustrations are engaging and will help students stay motivated to master text and key phonics concepts
  • Each book is sequentially numbered 1 to 39, books (sequentially numbered 1 to 18) and correspond to lessons in Student Workbooks 1 to 8 (each sold separately)
Complete Set of 39 Readers Include:
  • Volume 1 Series (18 Books, Numbered 1 to 18)
  • Volume 2 Series (18 Books, Numbered 19 to 36)
  • Volume 3 Series (3 Books, Numbered 37 to 39)

Recipe for Reading®

  • Students gain essential reading skills with an emphasis on phonological awareness, phonics, and fluency
  • Builds decoding and fluency skills in context as they read engaging stories at their own skill level
  • Struggling learners are better able to retain new concepts through multisensory instruction

Intervention Strategies for Struggling Readers


Recipe for Reading is a research-based, comprehensive, multisensory, phonics-based reading program that is designed for beginning readers in grades K through 3 or at-risk and struggling readers in grades 1 through 6. This systematic program incorporates visual, auditory, and kinesthetic techniques to teach and continually reinforce phonetic concepts. The Recipe for Reading curriculum is ideal for differentiated instruction in a variety of settings—inclusion, one-on-one, or whole class.

Teacher Benefits

  • Provides direct, multisensory instruction integrating visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modalities
  • Research-based instruction supports all five essential pillars of Reading First (phonological awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency)
  • Accompanying storybooks contain controlled vocabulary and follow the Recipe for Reading sequence, allowing students to apply phonics skills in context
  • Teacher’s manual provides detailed lessons for every phonetic skill in a carefully structured scope and sequence

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  • 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.