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Stage 9: Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader Set

Stage 9: Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader Set

Paperback 6-Book Set | 144 Pages

Each Book Includes 8 Pages of Literacy Activities with Digital Download

By: Brooke Vitale

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The Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader Set is perfect for children who have mastered blending short vowels, digraphs, Magic E, R-controlled vowels, beginning vowel teams, and diphthongs and are ready to learn Advanced Spelling Patterns. This 5-book, 120-page set is the ninth installment in Charge into Reading’s Decodable Book Series and focuses on: Long A, E, and U advanced spelling patterns, Silent Letters, and C+LE words. 

  • Five engaging and humorous advanced spelling pattern stories that an advancing reader can ACTUALLY read.
  • Simple sentences: (Where is the beige sleigh? Honey helps chief get on his steer. A slew of things are not blue. Wren gnaws on her thumb. Kendle doodles a circle.)
  • Only 4 sight (high-frequency) words: door, there, where, your
  • 120 unique advanced spelling pattern words, representing 43% of the unique words in the set.
  • Introduces new vocabulary: beige, flares, pare, skeins, baffled, jostles, dawdle, ghouls, wrenches, tomb, askew, screws, spews, value, eerie, fiend, pierce, seize, wields, veers, yield. 
  • 40 pages of advanced spelling pattern specific literacy activities including decoding, phonemic awareness work, and spelling enable small groups to transition seamlessly from reading to practicing literacy skills.
  • Includes digital download of literacy activities.
  • Includes digital download of 50+ page advanced-spelling-pattern-specific resource activity pack for additional practice.

Created and written by best-selling author Brooke Vitale and designed in consultation with Marisa Ware, MSEd, a LETRS, Top Ten Tools, and Orton-Gillingham-trained reading specialist and executive function coach. 

Each book in the advanced spelling pattern set contains a advanced-spelling-pattern-specific story, a complete list of new advanced spelling pattern and high-frequency words, and 8 pages of advanced-spelling-pattern-specific literacy activities. Books include: The Sleigh: Long A Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader; The Shield: Long E Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader; Cashew Stew: Long U Advanced Spelling Patterns Decodable Reader; The Knoll: Silent Letter Words Decodable Reader; The Doodle: C+LE Words Decodable Reader.

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6 x 6 inches

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  • Learn C+LE Words

    Kendle is doing his best to doodle something, but what? And can his friends guess before time runs out?

    The Doodle focuses on the final stable syllable spelling pattern, introducing 32 new C+LE words.

    C+LE words in this story: able, baffled, bubble, circle, dawdle, dazzle, doodle, doodles, fiddle, fiddles, giggles, handle, hustle, jiggles, jostles, Kendle, Mable, marble, middle, mumbles, nibbles, noodle, pebble, poodle, puzzle, rattle, Sable, single, table, waffle, wiggle, wrinkles

    High-frequency words in this story: your

  • Learn Long A Advanced Spelling Patterns

    Shea's sleigh is broken and he needs to borrow Claire's. But will Claire agree, and what happened to his sleigh?

    The Sleigh focuses on long A spelling patterns introducing 30 new EIGH, EI, EY, AIR, EAR, and ARE words.

    Long A spelling pattern words words in this story: bear, beige, break, Claire, dairy, dare, eight, eighty, eighty-eight, fair, flares, glares, hey, obey, pair, pare, pears, reins, repairs, share, Shea, skeins, sleigh, spare, stairs, steak, tears, veins, weighed, weight

    High-frequency words in this story: door, where, your

  • Learn Long E Advanced Spelling Patterns

    Chief and Riley are ready to joust! But watch out. It will be a fierce fight. May the best jouster win!

    The Shield focuses on long E advanced spelling patterns, introducing 27 new IE, EY, EI, EAR, EER, and IER words.

    Long E advanced spelling pattern words in this story: appears, brief, cheer, Chief, Chief’s, clear, eerie, either, field, fiend, fierce, gear, hears, Honey, piece, pierce, rear, Riley, Riley’s, seize, shield, spear, steer, steers, veers, wields, yield

    High-frequency words in this story: your

  • Learn Long U Advanced Spelling Patterns

    Aunt Sue made dinner for Drew: stew. But she made it with something she grew. Can Drew use her clues to solve the mystery?

    Cashew Stew focuses on long U advanced spelling patterns, introducing children to 24 new UE, EW, UI words.

    Long U advanced spelling pattern words in this story:
     argues, askew, blue, cashew, cashews, chews, clue, clues, crew, cruise, Drew, few, fondue, grew, juice, nephew, new, news, screws, slew, spews, stew, Sue, value

  • Learn Silent Letters

    Knox wants to go to the knoll, but Wren isn't so sure. She's heard it has ghosts, gnomes, and gnats! Can Knox change her mind?

    The Knoll focuses on silent letters, introducing 22 new GH, GN, KN, MB, and WR words.

    Silent letter words in this story: climb, crumbs, ghosts, ghouls, gnats, gnawed, gnaws, gnome, gnomes, kneels, knife, knit, knoll, know, Knox, thumb, tomb, wrap, Wren, wrenches, wrist, wrong

    High-frequency words in this story: there, your

  • Picture Match

    Reading words with new spelling patterns can be tricky for kids. Encourage your child to practice their new skills by reading each word and matching it with the correct picture.

  • Vocabulary Match

    Part of reading fluently is understanding the words on the page. Test your child's understanding and vocabulary by asking them to match each word to its proper definition.

  • Sentence Completion

    This sentence completion activity encourages children to think about what a sentence means in order to determine how it can logically be completed.

About the Author

Brooke Vitale is a children's book editor, author, and proud founder of Charge Mommy Books. Over the course of her 15+ years at top New York publishers, Brooke Vitale has edited thousands of books, including best-selling titles Hide-and-Hug Olaf and Olaf’s Night Before Christmas. Today, Brooke works as a freelance children’s book editor and runs, a website dedicated to helping aspiring authors navigate the publishing and self-publishing industry. Since beginning her freelance career, Brooke has helped more than 1,000 authors achieve their dream of publishing a book.

But Brooke is also a prolific writer in her own right. She has worked with top children’s book publishers including Penguin Random House, Scholastic, HarperCollins, and Disney Book Group to publish more than a hundred books, including The Magic Is in You, The Mandalorian: A Clan of Two, Goonies: An Illustrated Classic. All told, Brooke’s books have sold over 500,000 copies and climbing.

Brooke lives in Connecticut. When she is not writing or editing she can be found playing Charge Mommy in the backyard with her two young sons.

About Our Literacy Specialist

Marisa Ware, MSEd, is a LETRS, Top Ten Tools, and Orton-Gillingham-trained reading specialist and executive function coach. She also creates educational resources for teachers, parents, and homeschooling families. Marisa received her BA in behavioral science with a minor in English. While teaching full-time in the classroom, she went on to earn her Master’s in Education, and has devoted the past 10+ years of her career to literacy education. Marisa currently works privately in one-on-one settings with elementary and middle school students. She blogs about literacy education at MW LITERACY®. Residing in Connecticut, Marisa lives with her husband, two children, and lots of books and greenery.

About the Illustrator

Ostap Lazarovych is a graphic designer and illustrator from Ukraine. industry experience. With meticulous attention to detail, he infuses passion into every project. His goal is to create distinct designs that capture his clients' business essence.

Ostap's talent extends to producing printed materials that consistently make an impact. He also created the illustration platform where you can buy unique artwork.

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