120 Lessons

120 lessons start with introducing letters and letter sounds. Then students read and write words like “cat” and “fib.” Students learn more sophisticated phonics, affixes, and spellings, in a step-by-step way.  By the end, they are reading and writing words like “communication” and “chrysanthemum.”

Tips for tutors are embedded in the lessons, but here are a few tips for getting started.

1: a, m, t (apple, map, top)

61. kn (knock)

2. f (fan)

62. wr (write)

3. b (bed)

63. suffixes

4. h (hot)

64. prefixes

5. i (itch)

65. more suffixes and prefixes

6. p (pat)

66. ai (rain)

7. c (cat)

67. ay (pay)

8. n (net)

68. ea (eat)

9. l (lap)

69. ee (street)

10. j (jet)

70. igh (night)

11. s (sit)

71. oa (boat)

12. d (dog)

72. oe (toe)

13. g (get)

73. ue (blue)

14. o (octopus)

74. multi-syllable words with vowel teams

15. v (van)

75. r-controlled er, ir, ur (term, bird, burn)

16. r (ran)

76. er as a suffix

17. e (edge)

77. r-controlled ar (barn)

18. k, ck  (back)

78. r-controlled or (corn)

19. w (wet)

79. r-controlled prefixes and suffixes 

20. u (up)

80. multi-syllable r-controlled words

21. qu  (quick)

81. ow (cow)

22. x (box)

82. ow (snow)

23. y (yet)

83. ou (cloud)

24. z (zipper)

84. contractions (didn’t)

25. second sound of s (z)

85. prefixes and suffixes

26. FLOSS spelling rule

86. consonant-le syllables (bubble)

27. th (this, them)

87. suffixes -ible, -able

28. ch (chip)

88. y (baby)

29. sh (shut)

89. suffixes with y (happy, lately)

30. wh (whip)

90. oo (zoo)

31. ang, ing, ong, ung

91. oo (book)

32. ank, ink, onk, unk

92. y (cry)

33. initial blends bl, cl, gr, etc.

93. y  (gym)

34. initial blends sc, sn, tw, etc.

94. spelling  endings with y

35. initial blends spl, scr, etc.

95. medial i (radio, medium)

36. final blends nd, nt, lk, etc.

96. soft c (mice)

37. final blends st, pt, mp, etc.

97. soft c suffixes 

38. “ed” as an ending

98. soft g (ginger)

39. “ing” as an ending

99. spelling with gu (guitar)

40. “es” as an ending

100. spelling with -ge and -dge (huge, ridge)

41. compound words

101. spelling  with -ch and -tch (reach, match)

42. two syllable words and schwa

102. aw (draw)

43. syllable division

103. au (author)

44. old, ost, olt (bold, most, colt)

104. a after w and qu (water, squad)

45. ind, ild (kind, wild)

105. wor and war (world, warm)

46. silent b (crumb)

106.  suffixes

47.-all, -oll, -ull (ball, roll, full)

107. -cial, -tial, -cian 

48.  open syllables (I, he)

108. oi (boil)

49. a_e (cake)

109. oy (boy)

50. i_e (bike)

110. ew (grew)

51. o_e (hope)

111. ie (pie or chief)

52. e_e (mete)

112. ou and ui (youth, fruit)

53. u_e (cute, tube)

113. ch (school)

54. common prefixes and suffixes

114. ch (chef)

55. spelling with -ve and -se

115. err and er (berry, America)

56. open and closed syllables

116. ea (head)

57. a making the “uh” sound  (awake)

117. ea, eigh (break, neighbor)

58. spelling with -ing, -en, -est

118. ought, aught (bought, taught)

59. split vowel teams

119. ei (ceiling, vein)

60. ph (phone)

120. tion, sion  (friction, television)