Alphie the Alligator guides students through engaging daily lessons accompanied by eye-catching shared stories and fun classroom videos. Reading Roots is a 90-minute comprehensive program that targets the needs of beginning readers. It is a research-based, beginning-reading program that provides a strong base for young readers through systematic phonics instruction, supported by decodable stories, and instruction in fluency and comprehension.
Reading Roots includes:
The Shared Stories allow students to read complex, engaging, and interesting stories, even when they know only a few letter sounds. Guided Partner Reading is included in every Reading Roots lesson so students can support each other as they learn to read and increase fluency.
Students practice auditory segmentation in Reading Roots to learn how to write words.
Rich, active, upfront training prepares teachers to begin implementing their program:
Goal-Focused Achievement Planning – As the school year begins, school/district leaders and your coach will develop specific instructional goals and outcomes. Each school receives: