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Explode the Code Book 2 1/2 is a designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code, Book 2 (sold-separately). Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: initial consonant blends (bl, sm dr, tw), and final consonant blends (-ct, -lk, -sp, -nd). Students will also gain additional practice opportunities that focus on blending sounds to read and write CVC words.
Softcover consumable workbook. Grades 1-2.
Vendor: Educators Publishing Service
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Explode the Code
momto4VAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Explode the Code is Awesome!November 18, 2011momto4VAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have used Explode the Code with great success for the last 9 years. It's an excellent series of workbooks. It really helps kids learn their phonics skills and improve their reading and spelling abilities.
Elizabeth Thomas5 Stars Out Of 5We LOVE thses books.October 27, 2010Elizabeth ThomasQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My kids are learning soooo much. My son is 6 and on book 2 1/2 and he is doing great with reading and spelling. He is really excelling with a mix of these books and phonics pathways. :0) My second son is 4 and just finishing the last get ready for the code book. I will get him the first explode the code very soon. We really love how these books work. I tell everyone how much we love these books.
Molly Loder5 Stars Out Of 5July 6, 2010Molly LoderWe absolutely love this series. Homeschooling family: kids ages 6, 6, and 8. All are at a different place in the series, but they can all pull out their workbooks at the same time and do great self-led learning! They enjoy the cute pictures (drawn by child artists), love the silly sentences they "get to read" (note: not "have to read") - and there is immediate success and feedback because the units are short enough to hold their interest. We have tried Astronauts to Zippers, Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading by Bauer, and also Saxon Phonics/Spelling - Explode the Code is head and shoulders above the others, as far as its abilities to retain their interest and keep them motivated to learn. I am very satisfied with how their reading has progressed since beginning these workbooks about 5-6 months ago!
Nicki Layman4 Stars Out Of 5May 14, 2010Nicki LaymanThe variety of activities in each lesson work well for my second grader who struggles with spelling, reading and writing. He actually seems to enjoy doing the lessons! We have not been using this workbook for very long but I believe with continued use we will see improvement in our child's spelling abilities.
Barry Summers4 Stars Out Of 5April 6, 2010Barry SummersSimple black and white illustrations, non-cluttered page layouts without too many problems per page, incremental information, lots of review...exactly what one of my kiddos needs. I also appreciate the various exercises that go over the same information in various ways. A page a day, or even two pages when especially motivated, have been a great add-on to our other reading exercises.
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