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 HNB — 1st Grade Phonics —

Phonic Books: Talisman 1 Series

Catch-Up Readers

Readability Level: 1st Grade Readability
Recommended Ages: 8-14
Subject/Genre: Adventure Fantasy

Designed for older students, these books can be used to either teach or reinforce new and already learned decoding skills. All seven progressive phonics series feature action-packed stories divided into books with about 300 words each, with the conclusion of the story in each sets final book.

  • Designed for guided or independent reading
  • Ideal for practicing specific decoding patterns in the context of a larger narrative
  • Text is supported by color pictures on each page
  • Each book focuses on a set of sound-spellings for readers to practice
  • Action-packed stories in short books (about 300 words each)

    Spelling Focus for each book

    • Book 2: ee, ea, e, y, e–e, ie and ei
    • Book 3: ow, oa, o, oe and o–e
    • Book 4: er, ir, ur, or and ear
    • Book 5: ow, ou, oi and oy
    • Book 6: oo, ue, u–e, ew, ou and u
    • Book 7: igh, ie, i–e, I and y
    • Book 8: aw, awe, a, al, au and ough
    • Book 9: air, are, ear, ere and eir
    • Book 10: ar

    The Talisman 1 Series includes 10 fantasy/adventure stories for students ages 8 through 14 that introduce more alternative spellings for the vowel sounds: ae, oe er ow/oi, oo, ie, or, air, and ar. To promote interest, the series features one continuous story when read in sequence, and continues the story started in the Totem Series.

    Talisman 1 Series Workbook

    This spiral-bound photo-copiable workbook includes reading, spelling and comprehension activities for each of the stories in the Talisman Series.

    Talisman Cards
    Available separately, see below.


  • Sample Workbook Pages



     


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    DDD-2090

    1 Set of 10 Books


    $69.00

    Accessories (Sold Separately)

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    DDD-2091

    Talisman 1 Series Workbook

    $45.00

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    Talisman Cards

     
     

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    DDD-2466

    Phonic Books: Talisman 2 Series

     

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    Phonic Books: Alba Series

     

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