The Emergent Reader Series is a collection of 41 richly illustrated, engaging, and meaningful decodable readers tied to a cumulative systematic phonics scope & sequence.
The Emergent Reader Series provides successful, motivational reading experiences for beginning and struggling readers. The series supports early literacy development with connected reading practice in narrative and informational decodable texts. The series can be used to supplement and enhance any beginning reading program. The comprehensive scope & sequence covers the letter-sound correspondences and irregular high-frequency words introduced in most K–1 beginning reading programs.
To view letter-sound corresponces for each individual title, please see the Emergent Reader Scope and Sequence.
Please note that Emergent Reader Series titles are not sold separately.
Flyleaf Recommended Grade Level: K–1 for reading instruction, and grades 1–2 intervention
To find more titles with this recommended grade level, please see the Text Complexity Chart.
For more details on Decodability, High-Frequency Words, and Story Words percentages; Guided Reading, DRA, and Lexile Measures for individual titles, please refer to our Text Complexity Chart.
Fantastic Set for New Readers
Posted by Unknown on 21st Mar 2017
I'm so glad I found out about this series (it was listed in a book I was reading about helping children learn how to read). I love that this series introduces letters and sounds one at a time or in very small increments, and that the stories are engaging. Additionally, all the books have lovely illustrations to accompany the text, and these illustrations are such that they do not encourage my daughter to guess the words by looking at what's in the pictures (unlike some other phonics books I've encountered). Also, the length of each book and the amount of text on each page seems just about right for the reading level each book is at. I feel that all of the other phonics sets I've encountered do not introduce new sounds and concepts very methodically, which then requires me to help our daughter figure out words more often. For example, the Biscuit I Can Read Phonics series starts with, well, the word Biscuit, and already in Book 6 there are more advanced reading concepts (the words "tulips" and "fruits"). I can tell a lot of thought has gone into the development of the Emergent Reader Series. I had to carefully consider the cost when I purchased the set, but now I'm really glad I invested in this series.