Up-Words Reading®

Gus and Sal blast off in UpWords Rocket
  • COMPREHENSIVE: Up-Words Reading® is a complete early literacy program with a self-contained package including everything needed to start students down the road to reading, writing and spelling . . . and loving it!
  • VERSATILE: The Up-Words Reading® program is designed for a variety of settings - the classroom, a small group led by a reading specialist, or parent-led instruction at home!
  • INTEGRATED: Up-Words Reading® addresses phonological awareness skills, phonics, fluency, sight words, reading comprehension, spelling and handwriting. Additionally, the daily lesson plans and decodable readers work in concert to reinforce each other.  
  • ENGAGING: Up-Words Reading® introduces young readers to entertaining characters and consistent narratives that last throughout the school year. Students can look forward to returning to these lovable
    characters week after week and discovering what adventures they’re going to encounter next!
  • CONSISTENT: The Up-Words Reading® Decodable Reader series maintains absolute vocabulary integrity. Students are never asked to read a word they have not previously been taught to decode or identify.
  • WHOLESOME: The Up-Words Reading® Decodable Reader series emphasizes the values that parents want their children to learn.  
  • EFFECTIVE: Up-Words Reading® is based on time-proven, research driven evidence-based best practices in literacy instruction.