students achieved Independent reading of early reader texts, the ability to sound
out new words and achieve success in reading. It builds confidence that they
can do it! They are achieving from
the first week they begin Wonder Words and remain engaged throughout the
program. My students loved learning with Wonder Words so much that they would
begin their work before I had even asked them to!!
Wonder Words has allowed
even my weakest students to find success in reading.
had 3 boys and 1 girl in the program. The boys had fine motor issues, so
tracing and colouring strengthened their hands. One boy has possible dyslexia,
so flash cards with segmented sounds allowed him ease in sounding out, and
boosted his sight word bank. The girl had low confidence, but her attitude to
learning and the easily decodable DIY books had her advance very quickly. I
found that the program made it easy for me to differentiate, keep track of
levels, and students knew the routine and could become self-sufficient in
starting their activities.
Students felt the success after the first week. Being able to
read the mini-books meant students could read their own books immediately.
is ready-made, engaging, assessment ready, easy to monitor and follows the
progression of sounds. Guaranteed success!
Kate Jackman, Teacher - Year 1, Rockingham Lakes Primary School, WA