Phonics 1 provides students with consistent review and incremental steps needed to become fluent independent readers. Each concept is introduced slowly, using incremental steps for maximum exposure and success. This kit includes a completely scripted, spiral bound, 890 page Home Study Teacher's Manual that covers each element of every lesson; this accompanies the two tablet style student workbooks. A book of literature extensions is included to help with reading comprehension, as is a Home Study Rule Book, filled with representations of the common grammatical and phonetic rules. An alphabet, mini coloring storybooks, irregular spelling book and Teaching Tool Set is also included; the Teaching Tools Set contains review decks, kid cards, rule book, phonics CD and DVD instructional guide. All books are softcover.