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  1. Express Readers accepts Purchase Orders as well as website orders. To submit a PO, please email contact@expressreaders.net with a copy of the PO and contact information for the purchasing/accounting department or the person wishing to purchase.
  2. If you are a teacher, print your Wish List and submit it to the district or administration. Express Readers’ materials are qualified for Title I funding.
  3. Minimum amount requirement has been removed for the time being to help those that need products at home and schools needing support for families.

I Am Ready Program Book Sets

I Am Ready Program Class Books

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  • I Am Ready, Class Book Collection

    With the Consonant Play Book, students learn phonics and letter recognition through movement, play, and imagination. Bug guides all of the characters through activities for each consonant letter sound on a visual and kinesthetic adventure!

    The Picture Finds Book is a practice of consonant letter sounds through colorful pictures, hidden pictures, and class or small group discussions. The book encourages vocabulary acquisition, and basic phonics and phonemic awareness using beginning sounds and letter recognition.

    Bug helps students learn short vowels, uppercase and lowercase vowel recognition, and various vowel placement within words.

    $199.00

I Am Ready Program Consumables

  • I Am Ready Practice Pages

    I Am Ready Practice Pages  is the first workbook in the Express Readers’ series. It is a combination of Practice Pages and Tool Kit material. The pages cover basic handwriting, letter recognition, phonemic awareness, basic phonics, CVC words, and simple blending. There are black and white books for each short vowel, 2 simple readers, and the 4 phonics readers included in the I Am Ready program. (322 pages)

    $15.00
  • Alphabet Book

    The Alphabet Book is a black & white student consumable with pictures for beginning sounds, sentences for each letter of the alphabet, and letter recognition practice. The book helps students learn the most basic sounds for all 26 letters of the alphabet while giving teachers an opportunity to model reading techniques. Students will love finding silly Bug on every page!
    Includes: Find The Letter Pages, Picture Dictionaries, and two Sentence Pages per letter.
    (8.5×11, paperback consumable)
    Number Of Pages: 106

    $15.00

I Am Ready Program Games And Displays

  • The Alphabet Display

    The Alphabet Display will help the students learn the most basic sound for each letter of the alphabet. The displays only contain pictures that have the proper sound, avoiding any confusion for early learners. Vowels are green, consonants are yellow. (8.5×11, hard card, UV coated)

    $25.00
  • Sound Cards

    Sound Cards contain 8-15 picture cards for each consonant with the letter on the opposite side. Short vowels are also presented in the cards with 2-5 cards per vowel. The letter side of the Sound Cards can be used for letter find games, sorting headers, small word building, phonemic awareness through isolating sounds, and more. The picture side of the Sound Cards can be used in sorting by sound games, as a visual display, for sound hunts and sound searches, for language acquisition and vocabulary building, and more. (2×3.5″, UV coated, glossy, color)

    $45.00
  • Alphabet Checklist

    The Alphabet Checklist is an 11×8.5 hard card, uv-coated, double-sided manipulative.

    $1.50
  • Alphabet Sound Board

    The Alphabet Sound Board is an 11×8.5 hard card, uv-coated, double-sided manipulative.

    $1.50
  • Color and Number Cards

    Colors: red, yellow, purple, green, blue, brown, black, pink, orange

    Numbers: 1-20

    These display cards ae 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two sided and full color.

    $15.00
  • Road To Writing

    Road To Writing is a display AND a fun activity for students. Students use cars or toys to move along the roads in order to learn directionality in forming letters for uppercase and lowercase. By using a larger motor activity to practice a fine motor skill, students work on muscle memory in forming letters. There are also 5 displays to explain which may letters face, including “y”, “p and q”, “b and d”, “q”, and “g”. (31 sheets, 8.5×11, hard card, UV coated)

    $40.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 1 and Pre-Pages

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 1 and Pre-Pages: a, I, the, was, to, he, from, go, be, for, too

    $8.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 2 and Step 3

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 2 and Step 3: of, does, see, sees, have, put, puts, come, like, all, where, she, are, good

    $10.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 4 and Step 5

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 4 and Step 5: they, my, when, same, do, want, wants, her, says, say, again, you, there, we, now, said, what, no, our, could, why

    $10.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 6

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 6: about, always, friend, how, know, knows, sorry, were, where, while, who, would, your

    $8.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Collection

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Sticky Word Display Cards Collection: Step 1 and Pre-Pages, Step 2 and Step 3, Step 4 and Step 5, Step 6

    $30.00

Steps 1-5 Book Sets

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Steps 1-5 Consumables

Note: All Tool Kits, Steps 1-5, can be bought BOUND or UNBOUND. The workbooks are exactly the same, but the UNBOUND version comes in a bag for easy sorting.

Choose “Bound” or “Unbound” below.

  • Step 1 Practice Pages

    Step 1 Practice Pages focuses on single letter phonics, phonemic awareness, short vowels, beginning consonants, ending consonants, simple blending, and CVC words. Reading comprehension is build in to activites, such as requiring students to draw a picture or add to a picture based on the text. (168 pages)

    $9.00
  • Step 1 Tool Kit

    Step 1 Took Kit contains 8 black and white books, 4 reading comprehension pages for each book, 5 short vowel books, 4 beginner books, 5 Express Theater scripts, and 3 short stories with reading comprehension. Each book, short story and script focuses on the phonics within Step 1 Practice Pages, giving meaning to the phonics being learned and reviewed. (156 pages)

    $9.00
  • Step 2 and Step 3 Practice Pages

    Step 2 and Step 3 Practice Pages focuses on beginning and ending blends, consonant digraphs (th, sh, ch, -tch, ng, nk), two-syllable short vowel words, the review and practice of the short vowels, and sight words. Reading comprehension is built in to activities, such as requiring students to draw a picture based on sentences or add to a picture based on the text. (128 pages)

    $9.00
  • Step 2 and Step 3 Tool Kit

    Step 2 and Step 3 Tool Kit contains 12 black and white books, 4 reading comprehension pages for each book, 8 Express Theater scripts, and 8 short stories with reading comprehension. Each book, short story and script focuses on the phonics within Step 2 and Step 3 Practice Pages giving meaning to the phonics being learned and reviewed. (176 pages)

    $9.00
  • Step 4 and Step 5 Practice Pages

    Step 4 and Step 5 Practice Pages focus on long vowels, formed with sneaky “e” and vowel teams. There is also practice for two-syllable long vowel words and sight words. The practice format is similar to earlier Steps, with the use of more complex sentences and added writing activities. (136 pages)

    $9.00
  • Step 4 and Step 5 Tool Kit

    Step 4 and Step 5 Tool Kit contains 14 black and white books, 4 reading comprehension pages for each book, 5 Express Theater scripts, and 4 short stories with reading comprehension. Each book, short story and script focuses on the phonics with in Step 4 and Step 5 Practice Pages, giving meaning to the phonics being learned and reviewed. (196 pages)

    $9.00

Steps 1-5 Games and Displays

Steps 4-6 Book Sets

Step 6 Consumables

  • Step 6 Practice Pages

    Step 6 Practice Pages covers multiple phonics rules, providing activities and meaningful practice, such as cloze activities, fill-in-the-blank activities, crossword puzzles, alphabetical order exercises, rhyming games, and more. Each phonics rule is introduced with a hands-on, cut-out activity, sentence writing, and word lists. Some rules covered are r-controlled vowels, suffixes and prefixes, soft g, open e, silent letters, ow/ou, and more. (328 pages)

    $15.00
  • Step 6 Tool Kit

    Step 6 Tool Kit contains 15 black and white books, 6 reading comprehension pages for each book, 2 Express Theater scripts, 1 poem, and 2 short stories with reading comprehension. Each book, short story, poem and script focuses on the phonics within Step 6 Practice Pages, giving meaning to the phonics being learned and reviewed. (Step 6 Took Kit can be bought unbound upon request.) (250 pages)

    $15.00

Step 6 Games and Displays

  • Step 6 Step Themes

    Step 6 Step Themes cover 13 large phonics rules in a colorful and interactive way. The back of each Step Theme gives an explanation of the rule and the exceptions, as well as examples. The Step Themes are a durable, hands-on way to practice the concepts in the Practice Pages, Step 6. (8.5×11, hard card, Velcro attachments, two sided, UV coated)

    $55.00
  • Couple Cards Step 6

    The Couple Cards for Step 6 are matching picture and word cards for the focus phonics in Step 6, such as: ou/ow, er/ir/ur, silent letters, ar, or/oor/ore/oar/our, oi/oy, and more. There are 13 packs in all, and over 140 picture and word pairs. (2.5×3″, UV coated, glossy, full color)

    $50.00
  • Silly Stories, Class Set of 25

    Silly Stories is an engaging hands-on way to practice blending of higher level phonics, sentence structure, sentence agreement, short story writing, and more.

    $75.00
  • Silly Stories, Step 6 Words/Phrases

    Silly Stories is an engaging hands-on way to practice blending of higher level phonics, sentence structure, sentence agreement, short story writing, and more.

    $25.00
  • Silly Stories Sentence Strips

    Silly Stories is an engaging hands-on way to practice blending of higher level phonics, sentence structure, sentence agreement, short story writing, and more.

    $5.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 1 and Pre-Pages

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 1 and Pre-Pages: a, I, the, was, to, he, from, go, be, for, too

    $8.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 2 and Step 3

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 2 and Step 3: of, does, see, sees, have, put, puts, come, like, all, where, she, are, good

    $10.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 4 and Step 5

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 4 and Step 5: they, my, when, same, do, want, wants, her, says, say, again, you, there, we, now, said, what, no, our, could, why

    $10.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Step 6

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Step 6: about, always, friend, how, know, knows, sorry, were, where, while, who, would, your

    $8.00
  • Sticky Word Display Cards Collection

    Sticky Word Display Cards are 4×6, hard card, uv-coated, two-sided and full color.

    Sticky Word Display Cards are perfect for wall displays or game pieces. The cards help students practice rote memory for difficult, irregular words or words that are not decodable at a specific level.

    Sticky Word Display Cards Collection: Step 1 and Pre-Pages, Step 2 and Step 3, Step 4 and Step 5, Step 6

    $30.00

I Am Ready Program Teacher’s Collection

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  • The Complete Teacher’s Collection – I Am Ready

    The Complete Teacher’s Collection is the curriculum for a year of TK/Pre-K or the first in a two year kindergarten, covering standards for all foundational skills. The program gives all students a fun entry into reading, phonics, and handwriting by using play, movement, and imagination. The collection includes all 3 resources described below, as well as a flash-drive with all reproducible materials for easy printing and access to our consistently updated DropBox.

    $250.00

Steps 1-5 Teacher’s Collection

  • Ready, Set, Go Teacher’s Guidebook

    The Teacher’s Guidebook is composed of assessments, answer keys, Common Core alignment documents, parent guides and communication, definitions, and more. (binder, 8.5×11)

    $50.00
  • Teacher Planner Collection – Steps 1-5

    Each Teacher Planner contains 400+ pages of planned lessons and weekly centers (a total of 265 days of lessons). Each lesson and each center comes with planned extensions, modifications, and accommodations. Lessons were written and reviewed entirely by teachers, giving a realistic approach to planning and classroom use for a diverse set of student needs.

    $225.00
  • Green Teacher Planner Step 1

    Each Teacher Planner contains 400+ pages of planned lessons and weekly centers (a total of 265 days of lessons). Each lesson and each center comes with planned extensions, modifications, and accommodations. Lessons were written and reviewed entirely by teachers, giving a realistic approach to planning and classroom use for a diverse set of student needs.

    $85.00
  • Blue Teacher Planner Steps 2-3

    Each Teacher Planner contains 400+ pages of planned lessons and weekly centers (a total of 265 days of lessons). Each lesson and each center comes with planned extensions, modifications, and accommodations. Lessons were written and reviewed entirely by teachers, giving a realistic approach to planning and classroom use for a diverse set of student needs.

    $85.00
  • Orange Teacher Planner Steps 4-5

    Each Teacher Planner contains 400+ pages of planned lessons and weekly centers (a total of 265 days of lessons). Each lesson and each center comes with planned extensions, modifications, and accommodations. Lessons were written and reviewed entirely by teachers, giving a realistic approach to planning and classroom use for a diverse set of student needs.

    $85.00
  • Student Activities Book

    The Student Activities Book is 1000+ pages of reproducible, supportive and extra activities, such as Sound Houses, Activity Books, Mini Books, Letter Detective worksheets, Word Family Flip, Syllable Sorts, Sticky Word Bingo, End Mark Sheets, Long Vowel Sorts, and much more. (binder, 8.5×11)

    $155.00
  • Express Spelling Steps 1-5

    Express Spelling, Steps 1-5 contains 35 spelling lists, each with writing practice, sentence writing, and other activities, such as rhyming, word searches, missing words, multiple choice, and more. (binder, 8.5×11)

    $60.00

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Steps 4-6 Teacher’s Collection

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Wonder Words

I wonder what words I can build? WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL words!

  • Wonder Words Mats

    Wonder Words Mats are the base of the activity, allowing students to build words, recognize consonants and vowels, segment, substitute, and blend simple words. The mats come in a set of 25 with one Teacher Copy with plastic pockets for easy display. (8.5×11, hard card, two sided, UV coated)

    $30.00
  • Wonder Word Letter Cards Set 1

    Wonder Words Letter Cards
    Each letter or phonics chunk has a pink line across the bottom to help the students place letters right-side up. The cards come in sets of 25 per card. (3.5×2, hard card, UV coated)

    Set 1 is the basic alphabet container all 26 letters.

    $30.00
  • Wonder Word Letter Cards Set 2

    Wonder Words Letter Cards
    Each letter or phonics chunk has a pink line across the bottom to help the students place letters right-side up. The cards come in sets of 25 per card. (3.5×2, hard card, UV coated)

    Set 2 contains blends, digraphs, and vowel teams.

    $20.00
  • Wonder Words Collections Set 1

    Wonder Words Letter Cards
    Each letter or phonics chunk has a pink line across the bottom to help the students place letters right-side up. The cards come in sets of 25 per card. (3.5×2, hard card, UV coated)

    Set 1 includes a guide, Wonder Words Mats, and Set 1 Wonder Words Letter Cards.

    $99.00
  • Wonder Words Collections Sets 1-2

    Wonder Words Letter Cards
    Each letter or phonics chunk has a pink line across the bottom to help the students place letters right-side up. The cards come in sets of 25 per card. (3.5×2, hard card, UV coated)

    Sets 1-2 includes a guide, Wonder Words Mats, and Sets 1 and 2 of the Wonder Words Letter Cards.

    $165.00

Small Class Books

  • The Consonant Play Book

    The Consonant Play Book: Learn the consonant letter sounds through movement, imagination, and play!  Come move and pretend with all of the Express Readers’ characters  in a fun and kinesthetic way to learn letter sounds!
    (40 pages, 8.5×11, perfect bound)

    $14.99
  • The Picture Finds Book

    Look for pictures based on the basic beginning sounds in this colorful picture find book.  Help your children acquire vocabulary, practice phonics through beginning sounds, and have fun hunting for all the objects and Bug on every page!
    (55 pages, 8.5×11, perfect bound)

    $16.99

Homeschool Kits

  • Homeschool Kit, Step 6

    Step 6 is a Second Grade foundational reading curriculum that teaches higher-level phonics through activities, games, and books. Step 6 includes basic writing skills, grammar, and story elements. The love of reading will grow with each engaging, decodable book. Children will not only learn HOW to read, but they will learn how to understand and interpret what they are reading.

    Included Materials:

    • 15 phonics books
    • Practice Pages, Step 6
    • Tool Kit, Step 6
    • Couple Cards, Step 6
    • Silly Stories
    • Sticky Word Display Cards, Step 6
    • Step Themes
    • Parent Planner
    • Parent Guidebook
    • The Big Steps Activities Book
    $325.00
  • The “I Am Ready” Homeschool Kit

    The “I Am Ready” Program is an introduction to letters and reading. This engaging, easy-to-follow program focuses on vocabulary acquisition, phonemic awareness, letter recognition, and blending phonics. Basic handwriting, listening skills, and book handling skills are also covered.

    Included Materials:

    • 4 phonics books
    • 1 Practice Pages (phonics, writing, reading, and reading comprehension)
    • 3 big books (The Consonant Play Book, Short Vowels With Bug, The Picture Find Book)
    • Sounds Cards
    • Sticky Word Display Cards
    • Parent Planner
    • Parent Guidebook
    • The Ready To Read Activities Book
    • Alphabet Checklist and Alphabet Sound Board
    $350.00
  • Homeschool Kit, Steps 1-3

    Steps 1-3 is a Kindergarten foundational reading curriculum that teaches consonants and short vowels, as well as blends, digraphs, and two syllable words. Through drawing, writing, and hands-on activities and games, your child will become a strong foundational reader. The love of reading will grow with each engaging, decodable book. Children will not only learn HOW to read, but they will learn how to understand and interpret what they are reading.

    Included Materials:

    • 20 phonics books
    • Practice Pages, Step 1
    • Practice Pages, Step 2 and Step 3
    • Tool Kit, Step 1
    • Tool Kit, Step 2 and Step 3
    • Couple Cards, Steps 1-3
    • Mat Match, Steps 1-3
    • Silly Sentences, Steps 1-3
    • Sticky Word Display Cards, Steps 1-3
    • Step Themes, Steps 2-3
    • Parent Planner
    • Parent Guidebook
    • The Student Activities Book
    • Alphabet Card and Alphabet Sound Board
    $375.00
  • Homeschool Kit, Steps 4-5

    Steps 1-5 is a First Grade foundational reading curriculum that teaches two syllable words, long vowels with sneaky “e,” soft c, and long vowels with vowel teams. Through drawing, writing, and hands-on activities and games, your child will become a strong foundational reader. The love of reading will grow with each engaging, decodable book. Children will not only learn HOW to read, but they will learn how to understand and interpret what they are reading.

    Included Materials:

    • 14 phonics books
    • Practice Pages, Step 4 and Step 5
    • Tool Kit, Step 4 and Step 5
    • Couple Cards, Steps 4-5
    • Silly Sentences, Steps 4-5
    • Sticky Word Display Cards, Steps 4-5
    • Step Themes, Steps 4-5
    • Parent Planner
    • Parent Guidebook
    • The Student Activities Book
    • Alphabet Card and Alphabet Sound Board
    $245.00
  • Homeschool Kit, Steps 1-5

    Steps 1-5 is a Kindergarten through First Grade foundational reading curriculum that teaches consonants, short vowels, blends, digraphs, two syllable words, long vowels with sneaky “e,” soft c, and long vowels with vowel teams. Through drawing, writing, and hands-on activities and games, your child will become a strong foundational reader. The love of reading will grow with each engaging, decodable book. Children will not only learn HOW to read, but they will learn how to understand and interpret what they are reading.

    Included Materials:

    • 34 phonics books
    • Practice Pages, Step 1
    • Practice Pages, Step 2 and Step 3
    • Practice Pages, Step 4 and Step 5
    • Tool Kit, Step 1
    • Tool Kit, Step 2 and Step 3
    • Tool Kit, Step 4 and Step 5
    • Couple Cards, Steps 1-5
    • Mat Match, Steps 1-3
    • Silly Sentences, Steps 1-5
    • Sticky Word Display Cards, Steps 1-5
    • Step Themes, Steps 2-3 and Steps 4-5
    • Parent Planner
    • Parent Guidebook
    • The Student Activities Book
    • Alphabet Card and Alphabet Sound Board
    $449.00

Homeschool Workbook Add-ons

Class Sets

  • I Am Ready Program Class Set

    Once a class set is purchased, an Express Readers Teacher will reach out to the email address provided to inquire about the following:

    • the combination of Practice Pages/Tool Kits desired if different from the standard amount
    • a time/date for the included online PD
    • a delivery date appropriate for your school/location

    If a school would like to purchase a custom class set based on a smaller or larger number of students or different needs, please contact us at contact@expressreaders.net for help. We are happy to accommodate in building a class sets that support the specific needs of your school, your teachers, and your students.

    $1,350.00
  • Kindergarten/First Grade Steps 1-5 Class Set

    Once a class set is purchased, an Express Readers Teacher will reach out to the email address provided to inquire about the following:

    • the combination of Practice Pages/Tool Kits desired if different from the standard amount
    • a time/date for the included online PD
    • a delivery date appropriate for your school/location

    If a school would like to purchase a custom class set based on a smaller or larger number of students or different needs, please contact us at contact@expressreaders.net for help. We are happy to accommodate in building a class sets that support the specific needs of your school, your teachers, and your students.

    $2,250.00
  • Second Grade Steps 4-6 Class Set

    Once a class set is purchased, an Express Readers Teacher will reach out to the email address provided to inquire about the following:

    • the combination of Practice Pages/Tool Kits desired if different from the standard amount
    • a time/date for the included online PD
    • a delivery date appropriate for your school/location

    If a school would like to purchase a custom class set based on a smaller or larger number of students or different needs, please contact us at contact@expressreaders.net for help. We are happy to accommodate in building a class sets that support the specific needs of your school, your teachers, and your students.

    $2,350.00
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