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Recommended Books for Teaching With Clifford Interactive Storybooks

Clifford's Phonics Fun Boxed Set #1
Grades PreK–1

The books in this boxed set feature adventures that reinforce values such as caring and sharing. Each book highlights the letters and sounds in the story, along with "words to learn" and "words to sound out."

My First Phonics Readers
Grades PreK–1

Twelve engaging decodable books offer intentional and sequential phonics instruction.

Phonics From A to Z
Grades K–3

Ready-to-use lessons, word lists, games, and learning center ideas build engaging, effective phonics practice into your reading-writing program.

Scholastic Decodable Readers: Individual Set B
Grades K–2

Controlled readers provide comprehensive phonics practice and encourage fluency.

Teaching With Favorite Clifford Books
Grades PreK–1

This professional book uses 15 popular Clifford books to teach kids about getting along with others, health and safety, communities, the seasons, and other themes.

75 Sing-Along E-Songs That Teach Essential Early Reading Skills
Grades PreK–2

Children will master phonemic awareness, letter recognition, short and long vowels, blends and digraphs, rhyming words, and more! Includes a teaching guide with reproducible song sheets and four CDs.

Phonemic Awareness Activities for Early Reading Success
Grades K–2

These songs, rhymes, poetry, picture games, and other exercises blend critical reading skills with joyful word play. The activities cover the five basic levels of phonemic awareness: the ability to hear rhymes and alliteration; to do oddity tasks; to orally blend word and split syllables; to orally segment words; and to do phonemic manipulation tasks.

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Look for These Books in Your Library

  • The Bike Lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  • Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema
  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
  • Clifford's Puppy Days by Norman Bridwell
  • An Extraordinary Egg by Leo Lionni
  • The Fat Cat by Jack Kent
  • The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
  • New Shoes for Silvia by Johanna Hurwitz
  • Titch by Pat Hutchins
  • The Troll Music by Anita Lobel
  • Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats

Student Activities From Scholastic

Building Language for Literacy
A research-based program that develops children's oral language and early literacy skills.

Clifford Interactive Storybooks: Phonics Fun for Early Readers
Clifford stories with illustrations and read-aloud audio, plus fun phonics games to accompany each story.

Clifford the Big Red Dog
The main source for everything Clifford, from educational activities to video clips.

Interactive Phonics Readers Activities

  • Segmentation
  • Oral Segmentation
  • Blending
  • Oral Blending