trugs for use in schools

A high-quality systematic synthetic phonics reading resource – that works by playing decodable card games.

All age students and children can learn to read by laughing and playing and having fun.

The structure is in 15 phonic reading Stages – 5 stages in each box:

Play the games at each of the stages

Box 1: Approx Reading Age 6 – 7 ½ yrs, Interest level 5 - 95 yrs

Each stage practices the phonic rules below, building on the previous stage

Stage Word examples
Stage 1 cvc sat yes big fox hug
Stage 2 ccvc pram shall trip snack
Stage 3 cvcc and ccvcc left best crash drank
Stage 4 two syllable words magnet instruct
Stage 5 ‘ar’ - ‘or’ - ‘er’ car port standard

Box 2: Approx Reading age 7 ½ - 9 yrs, Interest level 5 - 95 yrs

Each stage practices the phonic rules below, building on the previous stage

Stage Word examples
Stage 6 split digraph make these fine code tuneful
Stage 7 vowel digraphs and trigraphs snail seen light boat statue
Stage 8 alternative vowel digraphs boy out paw
Stage 9 two syllable words limit pilot
Stage 10 three syllable words consider discontent

Box 3: Approx Reading age 9-15 yrs, Interest level 5 - 95 yrs

Each stage practices the phonic rules below, building on the previous stage

Stage Word examples
Stage 11 ‘c’ as in /s/ mice pencil succeed
Stage 12 ‘g’ as in /j/ gem page rigid
Stage 13 consonant-le candle sensible
Stage 14 four syllable words independent
Stage 15 suffixes with ‘ti’ ‘ci’ ‘si’ electrician

  • Get it, Match it and Take it card games enable students and children to practise, reinforce and consolidate reading.
  • Use it card game develops sentence construction and increases vocabulary knowledge.
  • Explanation Card explains what each Stage is and how to teach that stage

That’s all that’s needed as the structure has been put together by a phonics specialist

Progress with reading is inevitable; the learner picks up the phonic patterns easily and then reinforces them every time they play the games, over and over again.

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trugs -for Schools & Professionals

£69.99 (+vat) each

Each Box Contains

  • 504 cards making 20 Card Games
  • 1 Instruction Booklet
  • 1 Story Booklet
  • 1 Pupil Record for APP
  • ST1

    First Stages of Phonics

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  • ST2

    Second Stages of Phonics

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  • ST3

    Final Stages of Phonics

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UK Postage & Packing (+vat)

  • For orders up to £24.99 : £4.00 P&P applies
  • For orders £25 to £120 : £8.00 P&P applies
  • For orders over £120 : £12.00 P&P applies
  • For overseas orders please contact Joanna via email at trugs@readsuccessfully.co.uk for carriage prices.

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Read Successfully Ltd,
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Devil’s Point,
Plymouth, PL1 3RW

Or contact Joanna Jeffery MA(Ed), Cert Ed, Dip (Dyd), AMBDA at
Read Successfully Ltd on 01752 663775
or email: trugs@readsuccessfully.co.uk.

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