Workbook 1 reviews the 17 consonants covered in the Consonant Book and then introduces short vowels in two- and three-letter words. Using a patterned series of exercises, it also introduces the sight words is, a, the, on, in, yes, no, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, and black. Exercises involve simple yes or no questions, coloring, copying words below illustrations, filling in missing words in short sentences, and unscrambling words.
Also available: Storybooks 1 are decodable stories that allow students to apply the skills taught in Workbook 1 to connected text. More Workbook 1** and Storybooks 1A** provide additional practice with the skills covered in Workbook 1
Initial consonant sounds
Short vowel sounds