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Discover Phonics is built around the unique needs of emerging readers and provides engaging, dynamic learning opportunities that build and grow over the course of the program.

Four DP Book covers, but Level 1 gets bigger than the rest
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Weekly Opener

Colorful visuals introduce sound-spelling relationships, spelling words, high-frequency words, and a decodable reader.

Connect to Math

Song, Rhyme, or Chant

Vibrant, robust text with audio connects to the sound-spelling relationships for the week and engages students.

Connect to Social Studies

Handwriting

Animated letter formation video supports instruction and motivates students.

Connect to Electives

Fluency

Oral reading opportunities help students with practicing the sound-spelling relationships of the week, high-frequency words, and decoding short connected texts.

Connect to Electives

Phonics

Independent practice opportunities with visual support allow students to show mastery of the sound-spelling relationships of the week.

Scaffolded practice opportunities

High-Frequency Words

Scaffolded practice opportunities allow students to show mastery of high-frequency words of the week.

Explore Teacher Resources

The interactive learning opportunities, scaffolding, and support in Discover Phonics allow teachers to successfully address the unique academic challenges faced by all emergent readers, including striving readers and culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

Daily Classroom Routines and Weekly Structures

Day 1
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Learn the Song/Rhyme/Chant
  • Introduce Sound-Spelling
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Read, Write, Spell, Extend
  • Word Sorts
  • Daily Writing
  • Assess and Reteach
  • Differentiated Instruction
Day 1
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics Video
  • Read Words
  • Spell Words
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Connected Text
  • Daily Writing
  • Assess and Reteach
  • Differentiated Instruction
Day 1
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • Read Words
  • Spell Words
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Connected Text
  • Daily Writing
  • Assess and Reteach
  • Differentiated Instruction
Day 1
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • Build and Read Words
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Connected Text
  • Daily Writing
  • Extension
  • Assess and Reteach
  • Differentiated Instruction
Day 1
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Review Phonics Video
  • Word Sorts
  • Build and Read Words
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Connected Text
  • Daily Writing
  • Assess and Reteach
  • Differentiated Instruction