Item #: E450C
Everything you need to teach
-Reading, Spelling, Grammar, & Vocabulary
-Three levels of spelling and vocabulary
-Extensive helps and teacher tips
-Parts of Speech, punctuation rules, capitalization rules
-Efficient vocabulary instruction with prefixes, suffixes, and Greek and Latin roots
-Ages 8 to adult
-Anyone who wants to learn why English words are spelled the way they are
-As a spelling, grammar, and vocabulary program for Grades 2-6
-Older struggling readers
-Older struggling spellers
-Students with dyslexia
Volume 1 Complete Set
This set includes all the components of Essentials needed to teach the first semester of the curriculum.
-Essentials Teacher's Guide, 2nd ed., Volume 1
-Essentials Student Workbook, 2nd ed., Volume 1
-Basic Phonogram Flash Cards
-Spelling Rule Flash Cards
-Advanced Phonogram Flash Cards
-Grammar Flash Cards
-Morpheme Flash Cards, Set 1
-1 deck of Bookface Phonogram Game Cards
-1 deck of Cursive Phonogram Game Cards
-Phonogram Game Tiles
-Phonogram and Spelling Rule Quick Reference
-Spelling Analysis Card
When you are ready for the second semester, you will only need to add the Volume 2 Teacher's Guide, Workbook, and Morpheme Cards.
Students may complete Essentials 2nd edition lessons with either cursive or manuscript handwriting; the sample text is in a standard bookface font to allow greater flexibility.
Choose your second set of Phonogram Game Cards according to which handwriting style the student is using.
Students who Struggle with Handwriting
If the student struggles with handwriting, introduce either cursive or manuscript using the optional Essentials Pre-Lessons and The Rhythm of Handwriting.