Interactive Phonics

LevelUp Reader incorporates phonics in a series of interactive books to improve reading skills for young readers.

Scope and Sequence

The LevelUp Reader interactive phonics program provides a systematic phonics practice that builds students’ skills in phonemic awareness. Students progress through a fun, effective series of interactive eBooks designed to teach phonics skills following this scope and sequence.

Unit 1
Uppercase and Lowercase Letters

Students are introduced to the lowercase and uppercase letters of the alphabet and their phoneme sounds. In addition, students practice writing the letters and focus on identifying words that begin with these phoneme sounds.

Unit 2
CVC Words

Students are introduced to short vowel phonemes, mainly in CVC words. In addition, students
will learn about building short vowel words, letter sounds at the beginning and ending of
words, and word families.

Unit 3
Consonant Blends and Consonant Digraphs

Students are introduced to initial consonant blends in CCVC words, final consonant blends
in CVCC words, and final consonant digraphs. Students learn how to sound out, blend,
pronounce, and create words with consonant blends.

Unit 4
CVCe Words

Students are introduced to long vowel phonemes in silent final e (CVCe) words. In addition,
students will learn about building and pronouncing long vowel words with the silent final e,
and word families using long vowel/silent e combinations.

Unit 5
Long Vowels and Vowel Digraphs

Students are introduced to long vowels and vowel digraphs. Students will learn about
pronouncing and building words with the spelling-sound correspondences for common
vowel team conventions representing long vowel sounds.

Unit 6
r-Controlled Vowels

Students are introduced to r-controlled vowels. Students learn how to sound out, pronounce,
and identify words with r-controlled vowels in them.

Unit 7
Vowel Diphthongs

Students are introduced to vowel diphthongs. Students will learn about pronouncing and
identifying words with vowel diphthongs.

Unit 8
Multisyllabic Words

Students are introduced to a progressive list of phonemic awareness and skills including
identifying a variety of multisyllabic words. Students will learn about adding affixes to root
words, syllables, secondary sounds for consonant letters, how to build compound words, the
use of apostrophes, and homophones.

Phonics and Phonemic Awareness Works!

“Phonics, Phonemic Awareness, and Reading practice that would be engaging for our early readers. Well, LevelUp Reader provided that. The program was student and teacher friendly. I received positive feedback from both parents and students. I am so happy that my district purchased this program.”

Stacey Hall

Reading Specialist, Ferndale Public Schools, MI

Our interactive phonics program represents only a portion of the titles available to students in LevelUp Reader. As a student’s reading improves, our adaptive platform suggests the right books at the right level from hundreds of titles to challenge students as their reading improves.

Download the complete Interactive Phonics Scope and Sequence document!

Activity sheets accompany every book to reinforce what is taught on the scope and sequence. More than 270 detailed instructional guides aid teachers and a series of 60 phonics readers supplement the interactive phonics eBooks.

Any Questions?

If you already have access to LevelUp Reader, you can use this form to get support. You can also give us a call at 800-237-9932. If you do not have an account, you can use this form to request additional information or a demonstration. If you are ready to get started with a free trial, click here.

If you already have access to LevelUp Reader, you can use this form to get support. You can also give us a call at 800-237-9932. If you do not have an account, you can use this form to request additional information or a demonstration. If you are ready to get started with a free trial, click here

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