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Reading 1

Cultivating a Love for Reading

Start your students on a lifelong journey of reading. Reading 1 serves to nurture student decoding and comprehension skills so they can read a variety of genres with fluency, enjoyment, and discernment. Starting with foundational phonemic awareness and phonics skills, students build fluency and comprehension, recognize words using visual and textual cues, and broaden their vocabulary. They will also learn to apply a variety of reading strategies and literary skills to appropriate grade-level stories and poems and communicate effectively through oral reading and responsive writing. Students will learn to evaluate texts through the biblical themes of loving God and others, helpfulness, courage, perseverance, joy, and creativity.

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    • DLO English, Reading, Handwriting 1 Student Handouts 15

      DLO English, Reading, Handwriting 1 Student Handouts 15

      SKU408690
      $5.00

      In this packet you will find any useful learning materials the teacher would like the student to have but are not included in the textbook or activity book. Resources may include review sheets, charts, rubrics for any assignments that students might need, and learning activities. This packet has been hole-punched for your convenience. Handouts are created for use with DVD and online video courses and are included with video course kit purchases.

    • The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto

      The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto

      SKU545350
      $5.99

      It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska.

    • Reading 1 Textbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Textbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed.

      SKU702696
      $114.45

    • Reading 1 eTextbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 eTextbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed.

      SKU702704
      $70.00

    • Reading 1 Textbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed. (UMSI)

      Reading 1 Textbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed. (UMSI)

      SKU702712
      $114.45

    • Reading 1 eTextbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed. (UMSI)

      Reading 1 eTextbook Parent Portal Kit, 4th ed. (UMSI)

      SKU702720
      $70.00

    • Reading 1 Teacher Edition, 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Teacher Edition, 5th ed.

      SKU535740
      Original price $94.72 Current price $85.25

      The Reading 1 Teacher Edition (5th edition) enables teachers to develop early student decoding and comprehension skills and early student reading fluency in a variety of genres. The edition offers teachers numerous resources for content delivery and reinforcement, including systematic phonics instruction, multi-modal teaching strategies, critical-thinking questions, and daily fluency practice exercises.

    • Reading 1 Student Text Set VS eTextbook, 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Student Text Set VS eTextbook, 5th ed.

      SKU537340
      Original price $44.72 Current price $40.25

      The Reading 1 eBook is a digital version of the printed student edition.

    • Reading 1 Student Text Set VS eTextbook & Print, 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Student Text Set VS eTextbook & Print, 5th ed.

      SKU537357
      Original price $116.11 Current price $104.50

      The Reading 1 eBook set includes both a digital and a printed version of the student edition.

    • Reading 1 Student Text Set (6 books), 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Student Text Set (6 books), 5th ed.

      SKU535757
      Original price $89.17 Current price $80.25

      The Reading 1 Student Edition features numerous reading selections from a wide variety of authors and genres. Each selection features colorful illustrations and insightful questions to optimize the student reading experience. Oral reading activities, group discussions, and responsive writing will refine student communication abilities. Numerous biblical worldview themes are displayed throughout the texts, including loving God and others, courage, perseverance, and creativity.

    • Reading 1 Activities, 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Activities, 5th ed.

      SKU535765
      Original price $25.28 Current price $22.75

      The Reading 1 Activities contains daily teacher-led and student activities to review and enrich lesson content. Multiple critical thinking and comprehension activities and review questions will help young learners think through literary selections and evaluate biblical principles exemplified in the literature.

    • Reading 1 Activities Answer Key, 5th ed.

      Reading 1 Activities Answer Key, 5th ed.

      SKU535773
      Original price $25.28 Current price $22.75

      The Reading 1 Activities Answer Key contains the answers to the questions and activities for the respective student assignments.

    • Reading 1 VS eTextbook, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 VS eTextbook, 4th ed.

      SKU517375
      Original price $44.72 Current price $40.25

      The six student Reading 1 texts contain a variety of colorfully illustrated Bible stories, biographies, fiction, nonfiction articles, poems, and plays. Each selection is developed to incorporate phonics, English skills, word families, and service words. Stories about two Christian families provide good role models. Selections were carefully chosen or written to help students develop a Christian worldview.

    • Reading 1 VS eTextbook & Print, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 VS eTextbook & Print, 4th ed.

      SKU523035
      Original price $94.17 Current price $84.75

      The six student Reading 1 texts contain a variety of colorfully illustrated Bible stories, biographies, fiction, nonfiction articles, poems, and plays. Each selection is developed to incorporate phonics, English skills, word families, and service words. Stories about two Christian families provide good role models. Selections were carefully chosen or written to help students develop a Christian worldview.

    • Reading 1 VS eTextbook & Print (4th ed.)

      Reading 1 VS eTextbook & Print (4th ed.)

      SKU517383
      Original price $116.11 Current price $104.50

      The six student Reading 1 texts contain a variety of colorfully illustrated Bible stories, biographies, fiction, nonfiction articles, poems, and plays. Each selection is developed to incorporate phonics, English skills, word families, and service words. Stories about two Christian families provide good role models. Selections were carefully chosen or written to help students develop a Christian worldview.

    • Reading 1 Student Text Set (6 books), 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Student Text Set (6 books), 4th ed.

      SKU526491
      Original price $89.17 Current price $80.25

      The six student Reading 1 texts contain a variety of colorfully illustrated Bible stories, biographies, fiction, nonfiction articles, poems, and plays. Each selection is developed to incorporate phonics, English skills, word families, and service words. Stories about two Christian families provide good role models. Selections were carefully chosen or written to help students develop a Christian worldview.

    • Reading 1 Assessments and Answer Key, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Assessments and Answer Key, 4th ed.

      SKU513549
      Original price $14.44 Current price $13.00

      This packet includes both the assessments and answer key for the Reading 1 assessments. These black line masters are also available bundled with the teacher edition and are available on Teacher Tools Online.

    • Reading 1 Student Worktext, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Student Worktext, 4th ed.

      SKU275206
      Original price $25.28 Current price $22.75

      The Reading 1 Student Worktext offers pages of fun activities that correspond to each reading lesson. These worktext pages are designed to encourage critical thinking and provide students with the opportunity to explore the theme of each story. These pages also assess comprehension of the reading material, new vocabulary, and reading skills.

    • Reading 1 Service Word Cards, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Service Word Cards, 4th ed.

      SKU275248
      Original price $27.78 Current price $25.00

      Reading 1 Service Word Cards for the teacher enhance the practice of the irregular, frequently-used words that are incorporated in the stories. These word cards are referenced throughout the Reading 1 as well as the Phonics & English 1 programs. For use with the 3rd and 4th editions of Reading 1 and Phonics & English 1.

    • Reading 1 Teacher's Edition, 4th ed.

      Reading 1 Teacher's Edition, 4th ed.

      SKU514810
      Original price $94.72 Current price $85.25

      The Reading 1 Teacher's Edition(4th ed., 2 vols.) include full-color student text pages surrounded by quick reference discussion questions and teaching strategies for the 158 lessons contained in six units. A small version of the worktext pages with answers in overprint is included for the convenience of the teacher.

    • Looking for Home

      Looking for Home

      SKU229203
      Original price $8.99 Current price $8.09

      In Looking for Home, a Christian fiction by Eileen M. Berry, Liz and Micah have just moved to an apartment building from their home on a farm. They are sure there is buried treasure in their new backyard.

    • Buttercup Hill

      Buttercup Hill

      SKU239038
      Original price $8.99 Current price $8.09

      Buttercup Hill, an early chapter book by Eileen M. Berry, tells the story of a rabbit mother and son who decide to reach outside their comfort zone.

    • BJ BookLinks: Looking for Home Set (guide & novel)

      BJ BookLinks: Looking for Home Set (guide & novel)

      SKU244673
      $27.78

      Looking for Home BookLink (for use with grade 1 Reading) includes a copy of the novel, Looking for Home and a pocket folder with complete instructions for correlated activities and a teacher's guide with carefully planned lessons and reproducibles.

    • BJ BookLinks: Looking for Home (guide only)

      BJ BookLinks: Looking for Home (guide only)

      SKU228809
      Original price $21.11 Current price $19.00

      The Booklink, Looking for Home, is an individual unit based on the book, Looking for Home by Eileen Berry. It is intended to enhance and enrich the basic reading educational materials for grade 1. It includes a pocket folder with directions for enrichment activities and a teacher's guide with carefully planned lessons, enrichment activities, and reproducibles.

    • BJ BookLinks: Buttercup Hill Set (guide & novel)

      BJ BookLinks: Buttercup Hill Set (guide & novel)

      SKU231654
      Original price $27.78 Current price $25.00

      Mrs. Fleet and her son Hopkin love sunshine. They love to tend the beautiful flowers around their house on Buttercup Hill.

    • BJ BookLinks: Buttercup Hill (guide only)

      BJ BookLinks: Buttercup Hill (guide only)

      SKU228825
      Original price $21.11 Current price $19.00

      Mrs. Fleet and her son Hopkin love sunshine. They love to tend the beautiful flowers around their house on Buttercup Hill. But the dark little house at the bottom of the hill worries them. Why would anyone want to live in a house with thorn trees all around it? The Fleets decide to take some sunshine and happiness to their neighbors. But the Flops do not want any sunshine or any help. So Hopkin and his mother come up with another plan. Teaching guide only for use with Reading 1.

    • BJ Booklinks: Blueberry Dell Set (guide & novel)

      BJ Booklinks: Blueberry Dell Set (guide & novel)

      SKU233999
      Original price $27.78 Current price $25.00

      Blueberry Dell BookLink (for use with grade 1 Reading) includes a copy of the novel, Once in Blueberry Dell, a pocket folder with complete instructions about making a puppet stage, game board, a coach race, mint tea and cherry cake, a printing press, and a senses activity. A teacher's guide with carefully planned lessons and reproducibles are included. The delightful story begins with the residents of Blueberry Dell in a flurry to prepare Clover Hall for a visit from the Prince.

    • BJ Booklinks: Blueberry Dell (guide only)

      BJ Booklinks: Blueberry Dell (guide only)

      SKU231464
      Original price $21.11 Current price $19.00

      Blueberry Dell BookLink (for use with grade 1 Reading) includes a pocket folder with complete instructions about making a puppet stage, game board, a coach race, mint tea and cherry cake, a printing press, and a senses activity. A teacher's guide with carefully planned lessons and reproducibles is included. This delightful story begins with the residents of Blueberry Dell in a flurry to prepare Clover Hall for a visit from the Prince.

    • Reading 1 Teacher's Edition, 3rd ed.

      Reading 1 Teacher's Edition, 3rd ed.

      SKU211391
      Original price $94.72 Current price $85.25

      The Reading 1 Teacher's Editions include full-color student text pages surrounded by quick reference discussion questions and teaching strategies for the 158 lessons contained in six units. A small version of the worktext pages with answers in overprint is included for the convenience of the teacher. Also included in the Teacher's Edition set is the Teacher's Toolkit CD which provides instruction pages and art patterns in color for eight learning centers.

    • Reading 1 Student Worktext, 3rd ed.

      Reading 1 Student Worktext, 3rd ed.

      SKU211383
      Original price $25.28 Current price $22.75

      The Reading 1 Student Worktext offers 1 page of comprehension activities that corresponds to each reading selection in Reading 1.

    How We Teach Reading 1

    Starting with Play

    Students will enjoy exciting games and songs that grab their attention and prepare them for new reading concepts. Occasional exciting videos on Teacher Tools Online help students to review what they know and prepare to learn new material.

    Reading to Understand

    Students are encouraged to read a text silently, guided by insightful comprehension questions, before being asked to read aloud. The student edition is also designed to enhance student learning. Each page is thoughtfully designed to communicate the context and mood of each selection.

    Asking Smart Questions

    Teachers will lead students through multiple critical-thinking activities. Students will evaluate the choices of literary characters from a biblical worldview and consider how numerous biblical themes are shown in the stories that they read.

    Reviewing and Reflecting

    Review questions and critical-thinking questions help students consider the messages of the stories they read and the values portrayed in the literature. Activities pages also help students reflect on and evaluate what they read.

    Reading 1 is included in the first-grade language arts program along with Spelling 1 and Phonics & English 1.

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    Reading 1 Educational Materials

    Student Edition

    The student edition is uniquely crafted for an engaging educational experience with ageappropriate reading selections and delightful artwork. Every selection also features a “Before Reading” page highlighting a different literary skill, reading strategy, or valuable background knowledge for context. Additional questions are included for discussion, and numerous selections include background information on the work’s author.

    Teacher Edition

    The teacher edition empowers the instructor to deliver the course content to students with a variety of interests and learning styles. Lesson content and critical-thinking questions are included in a clearly organized layout. The teacher edition provides suggestions for differentiated instructional strategies to be used in reading groups with students of varying ability levels.

    Activities and Assessments

    The student activities features numerous review activities to reinforce and measure student comprehension. Each lesson features both teacher-led activities and independent exercises for students to complete on their own. Activities pages also enable students to practice literary skills and respond to literature through writing or drawing.

    Four assessments are included in the back of the teacher edition to be used with the last four units to measure student ability and growth throughout the year. Additional rubrics are included for a broad assessment of student progress.