Discover Phonics

for Foundational Literacy | Grades K–3

Discover Phonics is a systematic and explicit foundational skills program grounded in research-based instructional practices, including the Science of Reading. This powerful print and digital solution develops phonemic and phonological awareness through dynamic lessons that seamlessly integrate listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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What to expect with Discover Phonics

Discover Phonics is built around the unique needs of emerging readers and provides engaging, dynamic print and digital learning opportunities that build and grow over the course of the program.

  • Develops proficiency of alphabet knowledge and letter recognition, handwriting, phonological and phonemic awareness, sound-spelling relationships, word skills, high-frequency words, print awareness, fluency, and spelling
  • Engages with dynamic and vibrant songs, rhymes, and chants that include the weekly focus skills, hands-on games and activities, and interactive lessons and practice
  • Promotes vocabulary and oral language development, and reading and writing skills
  • Supports and builds confidence as students progress from emergent to fluent readers
  • Aligns with the following standards: CCSS (ELA), CA (ELA & ELD), TX TEKS (ELA & ELPS), FL BEST (ELA), Virginia SOL (ELA), Tennessee (ELA), New Mexico (ELA), WIDA, and others

Explore the Discover Phonics digital experience

The Discover Phonics Supersite includes a variety of resources to make learning fun and interactive:

  • Interactive Student Books with embedded audio/video, interactive letter and handwriting tutorials, and a wealth of practice activities with instant feedback
  • Animated songs connected to sound-spelling relationships
  • Fully decodable eReaders (one reader per week/thirty-two readers per grade) with audio synchronization and highlighting
  • Additional online teacher resources to project: teacher guide lessons, poems, songs, and more
  • Assessment program to evaluate progress
  • Parent resources, including letters in multiple languages

For Students

  • Student consumable worktext
  • Decodable readers (one for each week of instruction)

For Teachers

  • Teacher’s Edition
  • Picture cards
  • Sound-spelling cards
  • High-frequency word cards
  • Word-building cards
  • Assessment program
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