Updating Spelling Rule 7: Where I and Y may say long /e/

While working on Essentials in the past year, the Logic of English team started re-examining Spelling Rule 7, which explains where the phonograms I and Y can say the sound /ē/. We found there were some ways we could make this rule more precise and more accurate.

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Introducing the Phonogram ES

As we release the second half of Essentials, Logic of English is introducing a new Basic Phonogram! Learn all about it, and download a free lesson.

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The Fifth Sound of the Phonogram OU

Like many other systematic phonics programs, Logic of English originally taught four sounds of the phonogram OU. Now we teach five.

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December 2017 Newsletter - Essentials 16-30 Files to Printer, Pre-Orders, Update

In this issue: Essentials 16-30 files head to the printer! Learn about pre-orders, the timeline for printed products, and why Volume 2 is splitting into two separate books

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In honor of National Chocolate Day - a free lesson from The Essentials Reader!

This Saturday, October 28, is National Chocolate Day!

In honor of this sweet occasion, we would like to share a special treat with you: a free PDF copy of Lesson 17: The Story of Chocolate from The Essentials Reader.

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October 2017 Newsletter - Moonbeam Award, Miles and Jax, progress on Essentials Volume 2

In this issue: Introducing Miles and Jax. Knitting Knights receives a Moonbeam Book Award. Essentials Volume 2 progress update. Celebrating one year in our new warehouse and office!

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Starting Foundations with children who are already reading

Here is a question we hear sometimes from those switching to LOE with first or second graders, or starting out with a young child who has already begun to read.

If a child is 7 or younger, you recommend starting at Foundations. With a child who is already reading, how does that work? Where do we start? Will it be too easy?

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Can I start Foundations at B? What materials do I need?

I think Foundations B may be the right starting point for my student. What materials do I need? Is there anything we'll need to go over before starting B?

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What's the difference between Foundations and Essentials?

How do I know if Logic of English Foundations or Essentials is the right starting point for my student?

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Progress Monitoring checklists for Logic of English lessons

Tools to help you track students' progress and provide appropriate review

These progress monitoring checklists, for the review assessments in LOE Foundations and Essentials lessons, are designed to help you keep track of which skills students in your class have mastered and which ones are still developing — as well as which skills need to be mastered before you move on.

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