-Our Superkids Reading Program: Consists of Student Books, Practice Pages and Superkid online review, assessments and games.
-Iready Reading online: In addition to the Superkids Program, Neshaminy School District uses this ONLINE program individualized instruction, reinforcement, Enhancement, and Assessment.
SUPERKIDS READING PROGRAM
Unit 1 - We met Cass, the first Superkid, who likes to cook concoctions and has a cat named Coconut. We learned the letter Cc and the sound /k/ as in cat, corn, and carrot. We are practicing identifying sounds at the beginning of a word. We also learned to write our name and the letter Cc on the ice cream lines.
Unit 2 - We met Oswald who likes to read about, draw, and make odd animals. We learned the letter Oo and the sound /o/ as in ox, otter, and ocelot. We learned to discriminate between the /k/ and /o/ sound at the beginning of a word.
Unit 3 - We met Golly who likes to smell and sniff things, especially garbage. We learned the letter Gg and the sound /g/ as in gum, grape, and green. We learned how to identify the /g/ sound at the beginning and end of a word.
Unit 4 - We met Alf who likes to go on adventures but is always followed by those annoying ants. We learned the letter Aa and the sound /a/ as in apple, anteater, and astronaut. We learned to discriminate the /a/ and /o/ sound in the middle of a word. We are learning to listen for each sound in a word to identify the beginning, middle, and ending sounds and letter.
Unit 5 - We met Doc who likes to fix and make toys. We learned the letter Dd and the sound /d/ as in doll, dish, and drum. We learned how to tap out each sound in a word, write each letter sound, then blend those sounds back together to read the whole word.
Unit 6 - We met Sal who loves to play sports like soccer, stickball, and skiing. We learned the letter Ss and the sound /s/ as in sun, seal, and star. We are reading 3 sound words and matching them to a picture.
Unit 7 - We met Lily who likes to play with her stuffed lions, Lass, Lad, Mom, and Dad. We learned the letter Ll and the sound /l/ as in lion, lollipop, and lemon. We also learned that double letters make one sound when we read words such as odd, class, and doll. We are now segmenting and blending 4 sound words.
Unit 8 - We met Icky who likes to watch TV. We learned the letter Ii and the sound /i/ as in igloo, itch, and ill. We are now blending words with all three short vowels sounds /a/, /o/, and /i/.
Unit 9 - We met Tic, Tac, and Toc, fun friends who are triple trouble. We learned the letter Tt and the sound /t/ as in tree, tennis, and turkey. We are now reading whole sentences and stories.
Unit 10 - We met Frits. He loves to go fishing. The letter Ff says /f/ as in fish, frog, and fox. Our focus is on reading whole words and sentences more fluently.
Unit 11 - We met Ettabetta. She loves games, puzzles, and rhyming, We learned the letter Ee says /e/ as in elephant, egg, and elf. We are now decoding words wit the vowel sounds /a/, /i/, /o/, and /e/. We are practicing reading carefully and correctly to discriminate these sounds (ex: hit, hat, hot, bed, bad)
Unit 12 - We met Hot Rod who loves to go fast on his bike called The Fast Cat. We learned the letter Hh and the sound /h/ as in hot, hand, and hat. We are continuing to read whole stories, reading words fluently. We are also reading for comprehension, making sure we understand what we read.
Unit 13 - We have now met all of the SUPERKIDS. We learned the letter Uu and the sound /u/ as in umbrella, us, and under. The students should now know all the short vowel sounds and be able to decode them in 3-4 sound words.