Check out the complete learning curriculum of the Hooked on Phonics and Hooked on Math programs and see what’s in each monthly Practice Pack.
Your child starts off learning the look and sound of the lowercase letters a, m, t, s, f and i, and gets practice writing those letters with the Pre-Reader Workbook Steps 1 & 2. There’s more story and letter fun with the books Pop Pop Pop and The Letter Hunt. You can play rhyming games and more with the ABC flash cards and celebrate reading progress with star stickers.
The next step in your child’s alphabet adventure includes learning the look, sound, and how to write the lowercase letters d, r, o, g, l and k in the Pre-Reader Workbook Steps 3 & 4, and note progress with the star stickers. Plus, there’s more story and rhyming fun with the books The Cereal Box and Follow That Ball.
The letter-learning journey continues with the lowercase letters u, c, b, n, v and h. Your child will build letter and sound recognition skills, including practice writing those letters in the Pre-Reader Workbook Steps 5 & 6, marking progress with the star stickers. Two imaginative stories, Night is Right for Me and The Party, encourage your child’s love of reading.
Finish off the alphabet fun with the lowercase letters e, w, j, p, y, x, q and z, and celebrate learning those last letters with star stickers. Your child will learn the look, sound and practice writing letters in the Pre-Reader Workbook Steps 7, 8 & 9 and enjoy two kid-favorite storybooks, Whacky Jack and Make Room for Zelda.
Now that your child has mastered the 26 lowercase letters, it’s time to introduce capital letters. It’s also time to learn the sounds of the vowel letters a, e, i, o and u, which are highlighted in the Pre-Reader Workbook Steps 10, 11 & 12. Those vowel sounds are emphasized in the storybook Swim With Dolphins, while capital letters are featured in Camper Kim. Cap off the learning experience with star stickers.
Learn to Read
This Practice Pack will teach your child the short a vowel sounds at, an, ap, ad, am, and ag. They’ll also work on blending sounds to read single-syllable words. The commonly used sight words that will be taught are he, a, the, no, and and.
In this Practice Pack, your child will explore the short i vowel sound ig, id, it, ip, im, in and continue blending new letter sounds to read single syllable words. They’ll also learn the following sight words: has, is, on, she, what, this, they, and go.
In this Practice Pack, your child will not only blend the short a and i vowel sound that they have recently learned to create the ab, ix, and ill sounds, they’ll also learn how to add -s at the end of a word. Get ready!
This Practice Pack will introduce your child to the short o vowel sound ot, op, ox, ob, and og. They’ll continue blending sounds to read single syllable words and learn the following sight words: here, that, see, and are.
Time for a new vowel sound! In this Practice Pack, Your child will learn the short u vowel sounds ug, un, ut, ub, and up in Steps 9 & 10. Sight words like, to, me, who, my, and of will also be introduced.
It’s time to get to know the short vowel e sounds ed, en, et, eg, and ell! In this Practice Pack, Your child will also learn how to add -ck to the end of words. Get ready for the following commonly used sight words said, was, with, you, then, and be.
In this Practice Pack, your child will start learning beginning consonant digraphs (ch, sh, th, and wh) as well as beginning consonant blends (st, sn, sm, sp, sc, and sk). Not only that, but the list of sight words continues to grow with play, says, over, hard, and more!
Here come more consonant blends! In this Practice Pack, your child will learn to read sw, st, fl, gl, cl, bl, pl, gr, fr, br, cr, and pr. The sight words introduced in the following lesson are ride, blue, there, very, could, we, car, way, which, right, love, and hello.
In this Practice Pack, your child will start decoding two-syllable words by breaking words into syllables. They’ll also learn the following beginning consonant blends and digraphs: dr, tr, qu, and more!
Next up, ending consonant blends: mp, nd, ng, nt, nk, st, sp, sk, ft, lk, and lt. In this Practice Pack, your child will also go over some new sight words: make, goes, want, first, begin, her, to, and more.
Next up, en In this Practice Pack, inflectional endings will be introduced. These are -ing, -er, -ly, -es, and -ed. They’ll also continue practicing decoding two-syllable words. This is the big leagues of reading!
In this Practice Pack, your child will learn words with final -e and long vowels: a, e, i, o, u. They’ll also learn common long-vowel teams: ee, ea, ow, oa.
The first pack in the Math Fundamentals level includes the Steps 1, 2, & 3 Workbook, which reinforces number sense, introduces the basics of addition to 10, and builds confidence with math facts. A sheet of star stickers allows your child to celebrate milestones within the workbook. The pack also includes The Lemonade Stand, a sticker-storybook that provides a hands-on way to experience addition. A second storybook, Ten Pups, offers a heartwarming way to visualize the idea of “making ten.”
Math Fundamentals Steps 4 & 5 Workbook demonstrates the basics of subtraction to 10, introduces skills such as counting back on a number line, and presents practice with subtraction facts. Mark milestones in your child’s workbook with a sheet of star stickers included with the pack, and enjoy the storybooks Chow the Magician, which integrates the core concepts of fact families, and the fun-to-read story The Alien Picnic, which displays counting back on a number line.
As learners progress, their knowledge of math facts needs to be complemented with different strategies for using those facts with larger numbers. Math Fundamentals Steps 6 & 7 Workbook demonstrates different addition and subtraction strategies—including adding numbers in any order, doubles, and counting on or back to add or subtract—to give learners the tools to begin solving equations with double-digit numbers. The included sheet of star stickers can be used to note progress in the workbook, while this pack also includes A Day at the Beach sticker-storybook, which uses stickers to explore the part-part-whole strategy, and the delightful story The Carnival, which incorporates different strategies for solving addition problems.
Math Fundamentals Steps 8 & 9 Workbook reaches new heights as learners explore up to 100 and beyond on the hundred chart, learn about place value for tens and ones, are introduced to place value blocks, and then practice skip counting. The introduction of these basic concepts sets the stage for working with larger numbers in the future. Your child’s achievements can be noted with the included star stickers. The learning is also presented in unique ways with the storybooks. Kazoo and the Seed is a delightful story that demonstrates counting with place value blocks, while 100 Fingers for 100 Day is a lively story that incorporates skip counting to celebrate the 100th day of school.
Math Fundamentals Steps 10 & 11 Workbook caps off the Math Fundamentals level by diving further into the concept of place value, which sets the stage for solving simple two-digit addition and subtraction problems. As always, celebrate success with the included star stickers! Then have fun reading The Seesaw, a delightfully silly story that illustrates two- and three-digit number comparisons, and The Collector, a storybook that details double-digit addition and subtraction while encouraging readers to look and find.
Start your child’s journey in Elementary Math with the first pack, which includes Steps 1 & 2 Workbook. This playful workbook lays the groundwork for future mathematical learning by introducing concepts such as odd and even numbers, repeated addition, and arrays. It also reviews and reinforces strategies for adding two or more numbers. Celebrate milestones in the workbook with the included star stickers. Also enjoy two unique math storybooks: Little Sister features examples of a common addition strategy, while The Big Surprise is an amusing storybook the highlights arrays.
Continue learning with Elementary Math Steps 3 & 4 Workbook, and dive deeper into double-digit addition, both with and without regrouping. Mark milestones in the workbook with the sheet of star stickers included with the pack. There are also two math storybooks to enjoy! Take off with Chow’s Zippy Day, a story that represents two- and three-digit numbers in action using place value blocks. Then get ready for A Visit with Madam Addison, a hilarious rhyming book that includes examples of two-digit regrouping.