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Read Write Inc. Phonics: Sound Blending Book Bag Books Mixed Pack of 100

Ten new fully-illustrated Ditty books, with a strong phonic structure

Ruth Miskin, Author , Gill Munton, and Tim Archbold

Suitable for:  Children in Foundation Stage to Year 4 who are working below National Curriculum level 2b

Price:  £285.00

ISBN: 978-0-19-843779-6
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Pack: 24 pages

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Read Write Inc. Phonics Book Bag Books are engaging texts to support children with additional reading practice outside the classroom. The books are uniquely matched to the existing Read Write Inc. Phonics Storybooks to reinforce children's learning of phonics at the appropriate level, helping them to make even faster progress in reading.


  • Provides practice for children learning the Set 1 sounds
  • Increased opportunities for sound blending practice, leading to faster progress
  • Simple, one-word-per-page books for individual or partner practice
  • Each word is first encountered on the right-hand page. When the child turns the page, they will see the word again, with any digraphs ('special friends') underlined and an accompanying picture, so they can check they have read the word correctly
  • Ten books, progressing in complexity from simple CVC words, to CVC words with digraphs, to CVCC/CCVC words
  • To be used after children can confidently blend with Green Word Cards, and before children read the Red Ditty Books
  • Books contain effective reading activities to support children's reading.
  • They are clearly structured and humorous so that children want to read them again and again.
  • They contain engaging, colour illustrations by Tim Archbold.
  • They are written by experienced children's author Gill Munton.
  • Ditties use natural and fluent language that children have learned to sound out.
  • In Read Write Inc. Phonics:
  • Speed sounds cards introduce the 44 sounds and the corresponding graphemes (letters), to enable children to decode words easily.
  • Children work in pairs to practise speaking, listening and spelling.
  • 75 lively Storybooks provide lots of reading practice. Each set of stories is carefully levelled to ensure children can decode the texts with confidence.
  • Linked writing books at every level reinforce the reading-writing connection.
  • Initial assessment material in the teacher's handbook indicates the best starting place for each child. Continuous assessment is provided throughout the programme.
  • Clear and detailed handbook, with excellent classroom management strategies, provides full support and guidance for implementing Read Write Inc. in the school.
Age range 5-7
Year group Nursery, Year 1/P2
This page was last updated on 21 November 2019 at 04:30 GMT


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