Teaching your child to read is a daunting task. You want to set your child up for success, so you look for the best reading and phonics curriculum available. There are so many different curriculums though, that it can become overwhelming to find the perfect curriculum. We are here to help!
We asked our fellow homeschooling Teach Them Diligently families what do you recommend as an Elementary Reading & Phonics curriculum choice? We compiled their choices about this and 39 other levels and subjects of curriculum in our FREE Homeschool Family Favorites Guide.
The Top 3…
All About Reading – From their website: All About Reading is a full-color, scripted, open-and-go program, developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading in the most effective way possible.
Abeka – From their website: “Each grade will give you lessons for 170 school days. Your child will have engaging books written and edited by skilled, experienced Christian educators. You’ll have teaching aids, clear lesson plans, and the option of expertly taught lessons on video.”
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons – From the website: In only twenty-to-thirty minutes a day, you can have your preschoolers and non-reading elementary-aged children at a second-grade reading level within 100 days. A complete, step-by-step program, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons includes everything parents need; using the DISTAR method, lessons follow a sensible, simple plan that doesn’t require complicated planning or difficult add-on activities.
Top Elementary Reading and Phonics Curriculums 4-5
4. Explode the Code – From their website: Explode the Code is a researched-based, multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based program that builds essential literacy skills through direct, systematic, phonics instruction. Providing a comprehensive overview of phonological awareness, decoding, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and spelling, students will gain the skills they need to read words, phrases, sentences, and stories on their own.
5. Language Lessons for a Living Education – From their website: Give your students a growing appreciation of communication with this first-grade course that builds on what they learned in Foundations Phonics. They’ll cover the basics of reading, write words and then sentences, create their own dictionary, and more.