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The beginner-to-adult English literacy series
Sounds of English language vowels - graded and fully illustrated
Sounds of English language consonants - graded and fully illustrated
Sounds of English language blends - graded and fully illustrated
Reading Works Vowels by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Consonants by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Blends by Ellie Hallett

Sounds of English language digraphs - graded and fully illustrated
Sounds of English language Schwa sound - graded and fully illustrated
Sounds of English language contractions - graded and fully illustrated
Reading Works Vowels by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Consonants by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Blends by Ellie Hallett

Sounds of English language uncountables - graded and fully illustrated
Sounds of English language homophones and heteronyms - graded and fully illustrated
Silent Letters in the English language fully illustrated
Reading Works Vowels by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Consonants by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Blends by Ellie Hallett

Sounds of English A to Z fully illustrated
Sounds of English IPA International Pronunciation guide fully illustrated
English language word and vocabulary builder - graded and fully illustrated
Reading Works Vowels by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Consonants by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Blends by Ellie Hallett

Click to look inside Reading Works English Literacy Teaching Manual

Reading Works Nuts and Bolts English Literacy Teaching Manual by Ellie Hallett

Nuts and Bolts
Literacy Teaching Manual
for the above books.

As the name suggests, this book provides ideas, suggestions and a multitude of ways for the time-poor teacher be able to present a whole raft of high-powered lessons for the above Reading Works series.

The multiple and varied aspects of literacy education are covered within these pages.

The information is easy to read, and topics can be cherry-picked to suit the needs of the teacher.

As a demonstration of how many lessons can be achieved from just one row in one book, an example from the Vowels book (click here) has been given the 'full treatment' of what is possible.



My Book of Charts
off the wall and on your desk

Your own booklet of charts has the advantage of being easy to read, immediately accessible and a personal reference at the moment it is needed.

These charts include some of the key elements explored in full in the first nine books of the Reading Works English Literacy series (above).

My Book of charts. All the sounds of English off the wall and in your hand.

22 pages of charts

Reading Works My Book of Charts by Ellie Hallett

 

The titles of the full colour pages are:

  • The Alphabet - Lower Case - First Phonics
  • The Alphabet - UPPER CASE - First Phonics
  • Vowel Sounds - Advanced Level
  • The Schwa Vowel Sound
  • Consonant Sounds - Advanced Level
  • Consonant Blends - Word Beginnings
  • Consonant Blends - Word Endings
  • Digraphs 1
  • Digraphs 2
  • Digraphs 3
  • Word Beginnings Trigraphs 1; Quadrigraphs and Quintographs
  • Word Endings Trigraphs 2
  • Silent Letters
  • Contractions 1
  • Contractions 2
  • Contractions 3
  • Homophones Two-word Groups 1
  • Homophones Two-word Groups 2
  • Homophones Three-word Groups
  • Heteronyms


Teach yourself to read series

All the basics, from vowels, consonants, CVC words to more complex words are here.

Each of these books provides the beginner reader with all the elements needed for learning to read.

Parents and class teachers will be surprised at how children are not only highly motivated to read, but at how rapid is their progress.

Click on each cover to see sample pages, learning benefits
and ordering details.

Bouncy vowels
Consonants in rhyme
First phonics - bus peg fan
Reading Works Teach Yourself to Read book 1 Vowels by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself to Read book 2 Consonants by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works CVC book 3 by Ellie Hallett

First phonics - cat bag dog
First phonics - is this a cat or a cot
First phonics - is this a fin or a fig
Reading Works CVC decoding book 5 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English series book 5 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English series book 6 by Ellie Hallett

First phonics - pond belt pram
First phonics - is this about kick or cake
First phonics - the other day I hurt my leg
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 7 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 8 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 9 by Ellie Hallett

First phonics - have you ever seen a flea jump on a knee
First phonics - are these birds or beads
First phonics - one hot day I lost my hat
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 10 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 11 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Teach Yourself English book 12 by Ellie Hallett
 


The Loud Phonics series

The Loud Phonics books provide a strong phonetic foundation for beginner readers, giving teachers a system that not only works well
but is a lot of fun to use.

Click on each cover to see sample pages.
Loud Phonics Alphabet sounds
Loud Phonics Alphabet sounds READER
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 1 by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 1 by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel a
Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel a READER
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 2 CVC words with a in the middle by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 10 by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel e
Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel e
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 3 CVC words with e in the middleby Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 11 CVC words with e in the middle READER by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel i
Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel i READER
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 4 CVC words with i in the middleby Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 12 CVC words with i in the middle READER by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel o
Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel o READER
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 5 CVC words with o in the middleby Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 13 CVC words with o in the middle READER by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel u
Loud Phonics CVC book middle vowel u READER
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 6 CVC words with u in the middleby Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 14 CVC words with u in the middle READER by Ellie Hallett

Loud Phonics  book and READER -  y as a vowel
Loud Phonics book 8 - Lots and Lots of Teaching Ideas
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 7 y as a vowel with READER by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works English Loud Phonics book 8 Lots and lots of teaching ideas by Ellie Hallett


Forwards and Backwards Words

Having a secure left to right oral and aural phonemic awareness promotes better reading for meaning in both out-loud and silent reading.

These books will help develop
vocabulary and decoding skills.

CVC words
Four-letter words for decoding development
Five to eight letter words for decoding development.
Reading Works Book 1 CVC words by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Book 2 four-letter words by Ellie Hallett
Reading Works Book 3 fine to eight letter words by Ellie Hallett

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