All About Reading Level 1 Full-Color Edition
All About Reading is a multisensory, mastery-based program suitable for all ages and learning styles.
Product Code: 878-021
In a Curriculum Kit
All About Reading Level 1 will gently take your child from not knowing how to read to skillfully reading the included fun chapter books. Using dozens of activities and games, plus 52 integrated, and fully decodable phonics-based stories, All About Reading Level 1 takes the guesswork out of beginning to read. Children will learn letter sounds for A-Z, plus some consonant teams such as TH, NG, and more. Stories start very simple, "Tap. Tap. Tap. Tap the jam," with illustrations providing explanation and humor. They systematically build to more complex words and plots, "'Gumpdrops? Pop? The list had buns and milk,' said Mom in shock. 'I lost the list, but I got lots of stuff,' said Finn."
All About Reading
All About Reading (AAR) is the multisensory, mastery-based program you’ve heard about. Suitable for all ages and with activities that benefit all learning styles, AAR teaches phonics, decoding, fluency, and comprehension in a fun and engaging way. Moving at a gentler pace than other more intense reading programs, with AAR, only one new concept is taught at a time. Their precept-upon-precept program works with all kids, and AAR’s built-in review system helps the learning stick.
Based on the Orton-Gillingham Approach, 97% of English words can be learned according to phonetic rules, leaving only 3% as sight words. The progressive introduction of letters introduces vowels with consonants in a way that will allow your child to begin reading almost immediately. We particularly like how AAR integrates phonics instruction and phonics readers into a single comprehensive program, so they correlate directly with each other.
And you will be thrilled to know that no prior training is needed. AAR has lightly scripted and illustrated “open and go” lessons that make your job easy and stress-free. Lessons are taught in short, manageable chunks. The author recommends students spend no more than 20 minutes a day learning to read, plus another 20 listening to a read-aloud.
The student activity books add variety to the lessons and provide additional support. The phonetic readers are the best we have ever seen – beautifully illustrated hardcover books with finely detailed full-color drawings. The complete AAR program consists of five levels, from PreK through third grade.
Explore the Curriculum
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All About Reading Level 1 has lightly scripted and illustrated "open and go" lessons that make your job easy and stress-free! Often, you will need to put in a small amount of prep work, such as cutting apart flashcards, preparing a game, etc. AAR 1 includes 52 lessons. Complete 20 minutes of AAR per day, picking up the next day where you left off previously.
The Letter Tiles app is not included, but you can purchase it for your compatible iPad, Android tablet, or Amazon Fire in your device's store. Don't forget that this app is not required if you purchase the Deluxe Set; it is a digital alternative to the physical Letter Tiles that are included!
Both students can share! If you prefer to have both children complete all tile activities simultaneously, you may wish to purchase an additional set. However, this is not required.
Newer Version - Color Edition!
All About Reading Level 1 Deluxe includes:
Level 1 App-Dependent Set includes:
Already own the Letter Tiles or App, Reading Divider Cards, and Reading Review Box?
You can get the Student and Teacher Materials Only option (requires Letter Tiles or App & Review Box + Divider Cards), which includes:
Teaching Multiple Students?
Each additional student will need an Extra Student Set, which includes:
Please note: You do need the Letter Tiles app or the physical Letter Tiles and the Readers to be able to use this set. If you do not have these items, please purchase the Deluxe or App-Dependent Set.
Already own the Letter Tiles or App, Reading Divider Cards, Reading Review Box, and Teacher's Manual?
You can get the Student Pack Only option, which includes just the Student Packet (activity book, flashcards, and stickers) - Download an activity book sample PDF here.
Please note: You do need the Letter Tiles app or the physical Letter Tiles, Readers, the Reading Divider Cards, the Reading Review Box, and the Teacher's Manual in order to be able to use this set. If you do not have these items, please purchase the Deluxe or App-Dependent Set.
Level 1 Placement and Skills
Not sure if this is the right level for your student? Download the placement test.
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.
Learn techniques for syllable counting, isolate sounds in three- and four-letter words, and practice phonemic substitution.
Learn phonograms A-Z, plus TH, SH, CH, CK, NG, NK; to read short vowel words, such as pup and quack; read words ending in FF, LL, and SS such as hill; and read words with initial and final blends such as flag and lost.
Read plural words with suffix s or es, such as pigs and lunches, and compound words such as windmill.
Discuss new words in the context of the story and one’s own life, and connect new words to familiar words.
Read with accuracy, meaningful expression, and natural phrasing.
Connect text to one's own experiences, understand dialogue, give and discuss opinions, and set a purpose for reading.
All About Reading Level 1 Scope and Sequence.
Publisher: All About Learning Press
Author: Marie Rippel
Age Recommendation: 5
Grade Recommendation: K
Consumable: Yes (Student Pack only)
Format: Softcover (Student & Teacher's books), hardcover (Readers), perforated sheets
”All About Reading is one of those classic materials that tend to be a favorite amongst many homeschoolers. It's no wonder why, this curriculum makes teaching a child easy and makes learning to read fun for the child.”Read the Review
”Parents and children reading books together is such an important piece of developing literacy! I was thrilled to see that this program has children read as part of each lesson.”Read the Review
”Our family has yet to find another program that packs so much quality content and materials to be a comprehensive reading program.”Read the Review
”Overall, we are impressed with this curriculum. While we are taking longer to use it, we are still getting the full benefit of it.”Read the Review
”...It would also work great for non homeschooling parents as a resource to help children review and learn new reading skills over the summer or throughout the year to reinforce phonics, fluency, and comprehension concepts that are being taught in the classroom.”Read the Review
”My girls both love the approach by AAR and I also find their Language Arts curriculum enjoyable to teach.”Watch the Review