(PRWEB) June 13, 2011
MyReviewsNow is pleased to announce its new affiliation with the award-winning children's online learning and educational system,Hooked on Phonics®. The program has proven to be the answer children who are just learning to read, struggling to read or those who wish to go further in their journey to reaching reading success.
What began in 1987 as a learning tool for young children struggling to read has now developed into a successful children’s online learning and cd/dvd system for all ages and abilities. The well-known advertising campaign, “Hooked on Phonics Worked for Me” made it a household name, and the program has continued to grow into one of the most successful learning systems in history, branching out from reading to math, handwriting, spelling, early concepts and foreign languages.
It now incorporates a children's online learning program to supplement the written and cd/dvd material available with each system. The children's online learning material focuses on fun ways to complement the learning material in each kit with games, printables and book recommendations.
The Hooked on Phonics® system addresses each child’s need by age level, ensuring the learning material is appropriate for toddlers, pre-kindergarteners, kindergarteners, 1st grade level, 2nd grade level, and above. Hooked on Phonics ® also offers workbooks and activity books to complement the learning systems of each level.
The toddler program is aimed at ages 18-36 months, and is meant to “build early language skills and help budding book lovers get the most from story time.” The toddler program “encourages imagination and concept development; rhyming and word-sound association; vocabulary development; and positive associations with books and reading.”
The Pre-K system is designed for children ages 3-4 and focuses on letter recognition and sounds. The Pre-K system focuses on letter recognition and blending sounds.
The Kindergarten system is configured for children 5-6 years of age, the system uses variable activities to help your child reach reading confidence. The Kindergarten program “uses engaging phonics-based activities, music videos, and online games to help your child become a confident reader.”
The 1st Grade level system is designed for children ages 6-7, who are confident with the basics of letter recognition and sounds and are ready for their next challenge. “The Hooked on Phonics ®. Learn to Read First Grade Level covers beginning and ending consonant digraphs and blends, two-syllable words, and words ending with -ing, -er, -ly, -es, and -ed.”
The 2nd Grade level of Hooked on Phonics ® Learn to Read system is designed for children ages 7-8, covering “long vowels, r-controlled vowels, y at the end of a word, two-syllable words, diphthongs, complex consonant blends, wr- and kn-, and soft c and g.”
The 3rd grade and up level of Hooked on Phonics ® is for children who have successfully mastered the fundamentals of reading and are eager to enrich their language abilities. The 3rd grade and up programs include “Master Reader”, “Hooked on Math”, “Sylvan Learning 4th Grade Reading Success Kit”, and “Sylvan Learning 5th grade Reading Success Learning Kit.”