Each box contains laminated cards that target and teach must-know concepts including short vowels, long vowels, blends, digraphs, and more. The front of each card introduces the skill focus while the back challenges kids to read a just-right decodable story. Includes five copies of each card to facilitate group learning and a complete teaching guide. Enables busy educators to teach key phonics concepts in a group setting with little or no prep. Created by Rhonda Graff, a longtime mentor teacher and expert reading coach. Many reading specialists suggest that a combination of leveled reading and explicit phonics instruction is the most effective way to teach reading-this product provides explicit phonics instruction. Includes an easy-to-do assessment to ensure all learners are on track.