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  1. Explode the Code Placement Test (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code Placement Test (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $22.45 Save 29% ($6.46)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878257

Designed to assess the reading skills taught in the Explode the Code series, teachers will be able to analyze their students' performance to determine appropriate placement within the series. Six placement tests will determine decoding and encoding skill and include:

  • Primer-level tests to assess phonemic awareness and sound-letter correspondence

  • Elementary and intermediate level tests to assess spelling and reading
  • Optional tests to assess word identification and syllabication

Tests focus on sound recognition, sound-symbol relationships, spelling, word reading, and more. Scope & sequence, teacher directions, answer key, summary forms, and placement guide are included. Pages are reproducible; spiral-bound. 2nd Edition.

Explode the Code Pre-Literacy Primers, PreK-Grade 1

  1. Explode the Code, Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, and C (2nd  Edition)
    Explode the Code, Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, and C (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $11.30 Save 29% ($3.31)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878226

This teacher's guide accompanies Get Ready, Get Set, Go for the Code Books A, B, C (sold-separately), and provides instructors with additional options for instruction and skill reinforcement.

Lessons include a link to prior knowledge, separate sections with specific instruction for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing (some activities reference using the Wall Chart and Activity Book or Card set), as well as instructions for completing the pages in the student workbook. Additional notes for differentiating instruction by learning style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) are also included, along with challenge exercises.

63 pages, softcover. Grades PreK-1

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code Teacher Guides includes:

  • A "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart featured on the inside front cover

  • Information on essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which ETC implements them

  1. Get Ready for the Code, Book A (2nd Edition)
    Get Ready for the Code, Book A (2nd Edition)
    Nancy M. Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $8.80 Save 29% ($2.51)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW878196

Get Ready for the Code: Book A is the first book of three preliteracy primers which introduce all consonant letters, and are designed to be used before the Explode the Code series. Covering early literacy skills and letter formation, students will learn through visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities that include tracing, matching, tracking, copying, and following directions. Book A teaches students consonants b, f, k, m, r, and t with an emphasis on phonemic awareness, letter formation, and fine-motor skills.

Special emphasis is given to discriminating between similar objects and letters, to developing the motor control necessary to write legibly, and to developing the listening skills children need to follow directions carefully.

The Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, and C 2nd Edition (sold-separately) is necessary to use this program; it includes the teacher's portion of the listening exercises given in this workbook.

Grades PreK-1. 78 non-reproducible pages, consumable softcover workbook.

This 2nd Edition of Get Ready for the Code A has been revised and features new exercises that reinforce letter formation, phonemic awareness, and sound-letter correspondence.

  1. Get Set for the Code, Book B (2nd Edition)
    Get Set for the Code, Book B (2nd Edition)
    Nancy M. Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $8.80 Save 29% ($2.51)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW878205

Get Set for the Code: Book Bis the second book of three preliteracy primers which introduce all consonant letters; they are designed to be used before the Explode the Code series. Covering early literacy skills and letter formation, students will learn through visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities that include tracing, matching, tracking, copying, and following directions. Book B teaches students consonants d, h, j, n, p and s with an emphasis on phonemic awareness and letter formation.

The Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, and C 2nd Edition (sold-separately) is necessary to use this program; it includes the teacher's portion of the listening exercises given in this workbook.

Grades PreK-1. 78 non-reproducible pages, consumable softcover workbook.

This 2nd Edition of Get Set for the Code Book B has been revised and features exercises that reinforce letter formation, phonemic awareness, and sound-letter correspondence.

  1. Go for the Code, Book C (2nd Edition)
    Go for the Code, Book C (2nd Edition)
    Nancy M. Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $8.80 Save 29% ($2.51)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878219

Go for the Code: Book C is the third and last book of three preliteracy primers which together introduce all consonant letters; they are designed to be used before the Explode the Code series. Covering the sounds of initial and final consonants. This book prepares students for reading and writing through letter formation, tracking skills, and phonemic awareness activities. Book C teaches students consonant sounds c, g, l, q, v, w, x, y, and z with an emphasis on phonemic awareness and sound-letter correspondence.

The Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, & C, 2nd Edition (sold-separately) is necessary to use this program; it includes the teacher's portion of the listening exercises given in this workbook.

Grades PreK-1. 110 non-reproducible pages, consumable softcover workbook.

This 2nd Edition of Go for the Code: Book C has been revised and features new exercises that reinforce letter formation, phonemic awareness, and sound-letter correspondence. Plus new review pages cover the initial consonant sounds taught in Get Ready, Get Set, and Go for The Code (Books A - C).

  1. Explode the Code Picture Letter Cards, set of 60 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code Picture Letter Cards, set of 60 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Other
    $12.99 Retail: $17.80 Save 27% ($4.81)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW878232

This set of 60 picture-letter cards is designed for use with EPS' Get Ready, Get Set, Go for the Code workbooks (sold-separately). Referenced in the Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books A, B, and C lessons, these cards can be used for supplementary visual and auditory practice. Three cards are included: "picture cards" provide a visual cue and match the key words in the Explode The Code student books; "letter cards" allow students to practice letter identification and recognition, and "picture-letter combination cards" help students map sounds to symbols. Skills addressed include: letter identification and recognition, sound-symbol relationships, the alphabetic principle, and phonetic awareness. Grades K-1. Twenty 8.5" x 11" sheets; cards must be cut apart.2nd Edition.

Explode the Code

  1. Explode the Code, Teacher's Guide for Books 1 and 2 (2nd  Edition)
    Explode the Code, Teacher's Guide for Books 1 and 2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $9.95 Save 31% ($3.06)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878156

This teacher's guide accompanies Explode the Code Book 1, 2nd Edition and Explode the Code Book 2, 2nd Edition (both sold-separately), and provides instructors with additional options for instruction and skill reinforcement.

Lessons include a short review, separate sections with specific instruction for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, and review (some activities reference using the Wall Chart and Activity Book or Card set), as well as instructions for completing the pages in the student workbook. Additional notes for differentiating instruction by learning style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) are also included, along with challenge exercises and extra practice found in the half-books (Books 1 1/2 and 2 1/2). Instructions for the student pretest found in Book 1, as well as instructions for the posttest forms found in Books 1, 1 1/2, 2, and 2 = are also included.

60 pages, softcover. Grades 1-3.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code Teacher Guides includes:

  • A "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart is featured on the inside front cover of all teacher guides

  • Information on essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which ETC implements them

  1. Code Cards, set of 54 (2nd Edition)
    Code Cards, set of 54 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Other
    $8.49 Retail: $12.00 Save 29% ($3.51)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878251

This set of 54 "Code Cards" accompanies Explode the Code Books 1 through 3 1/2. Perfect for reinforcing the workbook lessons or extending practice time, this card set includes the 26 letters of the alphabet as well as consonant digraphs, blends, vowel digraphs, and diphthongs. The cards can be used by students individually, in small groups, or as a whole class game or activity. Grades 1-3. 2nd Edition.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 1 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 1 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews

Explode the Code is a researched-based, multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based program that builds essential literary skills through direct, systematic, phonics instruction. Providing a comprehensive overview of phonological awareness, decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and spelling, students will gain the skills they need to read words, phrases, sentences, and stories on their own.

Explode the Code Book 1 introduces short vowel sounds and is ideal for students in grades 1-3. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include: short a, short a with final consonant sounds, short i, short u, short e, and short o. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write CVC words. Reviews are included throughout, and both a pretest (which measures student familiarity with consonant sounds, a prerequisite to this book) and a posttest are provided.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

96 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 1 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 1 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878096

Explode the Code Book 1 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 1, 2nd Edition (sold-separately). Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: short a, short a with final consonant sounds, short i, short u, short e, and short o. Students will also gain additional practice opportunities that focus on blending sounds to read and write CVC words.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

92 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW878027

Explode the Code is a researched-based, multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based program that builds essential literary skills through direct, systematic, phonics instruction. Providing a comprehensive overview of phonological awareness, decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and spelling, students will gain the skills they need to read words, phrases, sentences, and stories on their own.

Explode the Code Book 2 introduces students to the sounds of initial and final consonant blends and is ideal for students in grades 1-3. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include initial blends (bl, cl, fl, gl, sk, sl, pl, cr, dr, gr, br, fr, pr, tr, sm, sn, sp, st, sw, tw) and ending blends (mp, sk, st, fr, lt, nt, lf, lp, nd, nk). Students also practice blending sounds to read and write one-syllable words. Two review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

94 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 2 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 2 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878105

Explode the Code Book 2 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 2, 2nd Edition (sold-separately). Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: initial blends (bl, cl, fl, gl, sk, sl, pl, cr, dr, gr, br, fr, pr, tr, sm, sn, sp, st, sw, tw) and ending blends (mp, sk, st, fr, lt, nt, lf, lp, nd, nk). Students also gain additional practice opportunities to read and write one-syllable words.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

105 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Teachers Guide for Books 3 and 4 (2nd  Edition)
    Explode the Code, Teachers Guide for Books 3 and 4 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $9.95 Save 31% ($3.06)
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    CBD Stock No: WW878163

This teacher's guide accompanies Explode the Code Book 3, 2nd Edition and Explode the Code Book 4, 2nd Edition (both sold-separately).and provides instructors with additional options for instruction and skill reinforcement.

Lessons include a short review, separate sections with specific instruction for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, and review (some activities reference using the Wall Chart and Activity Book or Card set), as well as instructions for completing the pages in the student workbook. Additional notes for differentiating instruction by learning style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) are also included, along with challenge exercises and extra practice found in the half-books (Books 3 1/2 and 4 1/2). Instructions for the posttest forms found in Books 3, 3 1/2, 4, and 4 = are also included.

63 pages, softcover. Grades 1-3.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code Teacher Guides includes:

  • A "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart featured on the inside front cover

  • Information on essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which ETC implements them

  1. Explode the Code, Book 3 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 3 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews

Explode the Code is a researched-based, multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based program that builds essential literary skills through direct, systematic, phonics instruction. Providing a comprehensive overview of phonological awareness, decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and spelling, students will gain the skills they need to read words, phrases, sentences, and stories on their own.

Explode the Code Book 3 focuses on long vowels and is ideal for students in grades 1-3. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include words that present y as a vowel, long vowels with silent-e, and consonant and vowel digraphs. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write one-syllable words that include digraphs and long vowel sounds. Two review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

110 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 3 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 3 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878119

Explode the Code Book 3 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 3, 2nd Edition (sold-separately).Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: y as a vowel, long vowels with silent-e, and consonant and vowel digraphs. Students also gain additional practice opportunities reading and writing one-syllable words that include digraphs and long vowel sounds.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

124 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 4 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 4 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW878041

Explode the Code is a researched-based, multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based program that builds essential literary skills through direct, systematic, phonics instruction. Providing a comprehensive overview of phonological awareness, decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and spelling, students will gain the skills they need to read words, phrases, sentences, and stories on their own.

Explode the Code Book 4 introduces students to compound words, common word endings, and syllabication and is ideal for students in grades 1-3. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include compound words, common word endings (-ful, -ing, -est, -ed, -ness), syllable types (open, closed, Cle, silent-e, digraph), and syllabication with 2- and 3-syllable words. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write multisyllabic words. One review lesson is included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

94 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 4 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 4 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878126

Explode the Code Book 4 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 4, 2nd Edition.Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: compound words, common word endings (-ful, -ing, -est, -ed, -ness), syllable types (open, closed, Cle, silent-e, digraph), and syllabication with 2- and 3-syllable words. Students also gain additional practice opportunities reading and writing multisyllabic words.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

104 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 1-3.

  1. Explode the Code, Teachers Guide for Books 5 and 6 (2nd  Edition)
    Explode the Code, Teachers Guide for Books 5 and 6 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $9.95 Save 31% ($3.06)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878171

This teacher's guide accompanies Explode the Code Book 5, 2nd Edition and Explode the Code Book 6, 2nd Edition (both sold-separately), and provides instructors with additional options for instruction and skill reinforcement.

Lessons include a short review or link to prior knowledge, separate sections with specific instruction for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, and review (some activities reference using the Wall Chart and Activity Book or Card set), as well as instructions for completing the pages in the student workbook. Additional notes for differentiating instruction by learning style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) are also included, along with challenge exercises and extra practice found in the half-books (Books 5 1/2 and 6 1/2). Instructions for the posttest forms found in Books 5, 5 1/2, 6, and 6 = are also included.

64 pages, softcover. Grades 2-4.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code Teacher Guides includes:

  • A "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart featured on the inside front cover

  • Information on essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which ETC implements them

  1. Explode the Code, Book 5 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 5 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)

Explode the Code Book 5 introduces students to new word endings and three-letter blends and is ideal for students in grades 2-4. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include the sounds of -ed, words ending in -ey, word families all-alk, old-olt-oll, ild-ind, 3-letter blends thr-, shr-, scr-, str-, spr-, spl-, and qu words. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write multi-syllabic words. Two review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

92 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 5 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 5 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)

Explode the Code Book 5 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 5, 2nd Edition (sold-separately). Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: sounds of -ed, words ending in -ey, word families all-alk, old-olt-oll, ild-ind, 3-letter blends thr-, shr-, scr-, str-, spr-, spl-, and qu words. Students also gain additional practice opportunities blending sounds to read and write multi-syllabic words.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

92 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 6 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 6 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)

Explode the Code Book 6 introduces students to r-controlled vowels, silent letters, and vowel diphthongs and is ideal for students in grades 2-4. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include the r-controlled vowels ar, or, er, ir, ur, war, wor,silent letters -igh, and wowel diphthongs oo, ea, ie, oi, oy, ou, ow, au, aw, ew, ui, ue. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write multi-syllabic words. Three review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

124 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 6 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 6 1/2 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878149

Explode the Code Book 6 1/2is designed for students who require additional practice with the concepts taught in Explode the Code Book 6, 2nd Edition (sold-separately). Perfect for reinforcement and extension activities, exercises cover the same concepts as the whole-number book: r-controlled vowels ar, or, er, ir, ur, war, wor,silent letters -igh, and wowel diphthongs oo, ea, ie, oi, oy, ou, ow, au, aw, ew, ui, ue. Students also gain additional practice opportunities blending sounds to read and write multi-syllabic words.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

108 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books 7 & 8 (2nd  Edition)
    Explode the Code Teacher's Guide for Books 7 & 8 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $9.95 Save 31% ($3.06)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878188

This teacher's guide accompanies Explode the Code Book 7 and Explode the Code Book 8 (sold-separately), and provides instructors with additional options for instruction and skill reinforcement.

Lessons include a link to prior knowledge, separate sections with specific instruction for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and writing (some activities reference using the Wall Chart and Activity Book or Card set), as well as instructions for completing the pages in the student workbook. Additional notes for differentiating instruction by learning style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic) are also included, along with challenge exercises. Instructions for the posttest forms found in Books 7 & 8 are also included. Answer keys provided for both books.

63 pages, softcover. Grades 2-4.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code Teacher Guides includes:

  • A "Lesson Routine at a Glance" chart featured on the inside front cover

  • Information on essential literacy skills and the systematic process in which ETC implements them

  1. Explode the Code, Book 7 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 7 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)

Explode the Code Book 7 introduces students to the sounds of soft c and g, silent consonant patterns -dge, and silent t and silent h words and is ideal for students in grades 2-4. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include soft c and g,silent letters -dge, -mb, kn, wr, silent t, silent h, ph, sounds of ear, and ei and eigh words. Students will also practice blending sounds to read and write multi-syllabic words and phrases. Three review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

124 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code, Book 8 (2nd Edition)
    Explode the Code, Book 8 (2nd Edition)
    Educators Publishing Service / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW878089

Explode the Code Book 8 introduces students to more complex morphemic units including suffixes and irregular endings and is ideal for students in grades 2-4. Skills addressed through a variety of encoding, decoding, and writing exercises include common suffixes and endings including: -ness -less, -ous, -or, -ist, -it, -ture, -ment, -able, -ible, -sion, -tion, -ance, -ence, -tive, -sive, -ify, -ize, -ti-, and -ci. Students will also practice combining word parts to create multisyllabic words. Three review lessons are included along with a posttest.

The 2nd Edition of Explode the Code features:

  • Revised student directions for precision and ease of understanding

  • Updated content and some illustrations to clarify examples
  • Stories in Books 7 & 8 were revised and/or replaced with new content

109 pages, softcover. Non-reproducible, consumable workbook. 2nd Edition. Grades 2-4.

  1. Explode the Code Wall Chart
    Explode the Code Wall Chart
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    $44.99 Retail: $60.40 Save 26% ($15.41)
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    CBD Stock No: WW874002

Make practicing letter recognition, sound-symbol relationships, and phonemic awareness fun with the Explode the Code Wall Chart!. It features 26 lettered pockets, one for each letter of the alphabet, each with a stuffed soft toy inspired by the workbook illustrations and beginning with the same letter as the pocket. Kids will love matching toys to letters and putting the animals in alphabetical order, and it's great for hands-on, kinesthetic learners! Measures 16" x 32" with cord hanger.

  1. Explode the Code Wall Chart Activity Booklet
    Explode the Code Wall Chart Activity Booklet
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    $6.49 Retail: $8.55 Save 24% ($2.06)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW847402

This activity book accompanies the sold-separately Explode the Code Wall Chart and will make practicing letter recognition, sound-symbol relationships, and phonemic awareness fun! Learn to play over 40 games and activities that will develop students' phonemic awareness skills as well as reinforce sound-symbol relationships in preparation for beginning reading. Games can be played with any number of children, including classroom, small group, or homeschool settings with just one parent and child. Activities are presented in order of difficulty.

Beyond the Code, 1st Edition

  1. Beyond the Code, Book 1
    Beyond the Code, Book 1
    Nancy Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW34017

The Beyond the Code series accompanies the first four books of the Explode the Code series (each sold-separately). This workbook will help students develop comprehension and thinking skills by reading stories that follow the same phonetic structure as Explode the Code, providing kids with a familiar, on-level reading experience. Each chapter begins with writing and spelling activities that introduce new sight words and teach phonetic patterns; these are followed by charmingly illustrated stories, and finally a set of questions and exercises that give students the opportunity to add their own drawings while developing their understanding of the story and encouraging their reasoning abilities. Instructions are simple and written directly to the student, allowing for independent work.

Beyond the Code Book 1 aligns with Explode the Code Book 1 and addresses the following skills through three stories (Zack the Dog, Six Kids Jog, and Help! 911):

  • Spelling patterns

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary development
  • Sequencing
  • Categorizing
  • Following directions
  • Critical thinking
  • Story recall
  • Inferential thinking
  • Rhyming words
  • Multisyllabic words
  • Matching sentences to pictures

    Grade 2. 96 non-reproducible pages, softcover consumable workbook.

  1. Beyond the Code, Book 2
    Beyond the Code, Book 2
    Nancy Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW44018

The Beyond the Code series accompanies the first four books of the Explode the Code series (each sold-separately). This workbook will help students develop comprehension and thinking skills by reading stories that follow the same phonetic structure as Explode the Code, providing kids with a familiar, on-level reading experience. Each chapter begins with writing and spelling activities that introduce new sight words and teach phonetic patterns; these are followed by charmingly illustrated stories, and conclude with a set of questions and exercises that give students the opportunity to add their own drawings while developing their understanding of the story and encouraging their reasoning abilities. Instructions are simple and written directly to the student, allowing for independent work.

Beyond the Code Book 2 aligns with Explode the Code Book 2 and addresses the following skills through seven stories ( Plum, The Camp Out, Greg Can't Sleep, Max, Good, Bad, or Best?, Stand up for Lemonade, and Lost in the City):

  • Spelling patterns

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary development
  • Sequencing
  • Categorizing
  • Following directions
  • Critical thinking
  • Story recall
  • Inferential thinking
  • Rhyming words
  • Multi-syllabic words
  • Matching sentences to pictures

    Grades 2-3. 96 non-reproducible pages, softcover consumable workbook.

  1. Beyond the Code Book 3
    Beyond the Code Book 3
    Educators Publishing Service / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW612403

The Beyond the Code series accompanies the first four books of the Explode the Code series (each sold-separately). This workbook will help students develop comprehension and thinking skills by reading stories that follow the same phonetic structure as Explode the Code, providing kids with a familiar, on-level reading experience. Each chapter begins with word family and vocabulary activities; these are followed by charmingly illustrated stories, and conclude with a set of questions and exercises that give students the opportunity to add their own drawings while developing their understanding of the story and encouraging their reasoning abilities. Instructions are simple and written directly to the student, allowing for independent work.

Beyond the Code Book 3 aligns with Explode the Code Book 3 and addresses the following skills through five stories (Kids Need Pets, What's the Fuss?, Day Care for Dogs, A Fish That Can Fly!, and Kate and the Ten-Speed Bike):

  • Spelling patterns

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary development
  • Sequencing
  • Categorizing
  • Following directions
  • Critical thinking
  • Story recall
  • Inferential thinking
  • Rhyming words
  • Multi-syllabic words
  • Matching sentences to pictures

    Grades 3-4. 96 non-reproducible pages, softcover consumable workbook.

  1. Beyond The Code, Book 4
    Beyond The Code, Book 4
    Educators Publishing Service / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $10.00 Save 31% ($3.11)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/20/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW612404

The Beyond the Code series accompanies the first four books of the Explode the Code series (each sold-separately). This workbook will help students develop comprehension and thinking skills by reading stories that follow the same phonetic structure as Explode the Code, providing kids with a familiar, on-level reading experience. Each chapter begins with word family and vocabulary activities; these are followed by charmingly illustrated stories, and conclude with a set of questions and exercises that give students the opportunity to add their own drawings while developing their understanding of the story and encouraging their reasoning abilities. Instructions are simple and written directly to the student, allowing for independent work.

Beyond the Code Book 4 aligns with Explode the Code Book 4 and addresses the following skills through six stories (Nelson Went Overboard for Dogs, What a Scare!, A Different Kind of Library, A Birthday to Remember, The Treasure Hunt, and A Wild Ride):

  • Spelling patterns

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary development
  • Sequencing
  • Categorizing
  • Following directions
  • Critical thinking
  • Story recall
  • Inferential thinking
  • Rhyming words
  • Multi-syllabic words
  • Matching sentences to pictures

    Grade 4. 96 non-reproducible pages, softcover consumable workbook.