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Essentials Teacher's Guide, 2nd Edition, Vol. 1

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Logic of English is now publishing Essentials in smaller groups of lessons. The 15 lessons previously printed in this Teacher's Guide are now printed in two smaller books:

These 2015 Essentials Volume 1 Teacher's Guides are now on clearance while supplies last. They are first-quality hardcover books that can be used with the current Essentials 1-7 and 8-15 Student Workbooks as well as with the older Essentials Volume 1 Student Workbooks (sold out). 

About the Essentials Teacher's Guide, Volume 1

The first half of Essentials - Lessons 1-15

Reading, Spelling, Grammar, & Vocabulary

Learn alongside your students!

Fully scripted lessons and a wealth of teacher resources guide you through every step of teaching the first semester of Essentials! Equip your students for success in reading and spelling as you discover the Logic of English together.

Essentials Teacher’s Guide, Second Edition, Vol. 1

The Essentials Teacher’s Guide, the heart of the Essentials curriculum, contains a wealth of tips and resources to equip both veteran and novice teachers to teach Essentials effectively. The Volume 1 Teacher's Guide includes lesson 1-15, the first half of Essentials.

  • 15 weekly lessons divided into 5 days of instruction
  • Three levels of instruction make it easy to differentiate and teach students at multiple levels simultaneously
  • Clear, scripted lessons
  • Extensive helps and teacher tips
  • Full color layout
  • Comprehensive index
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Spelling analysis - detailed charts!
  • Grammar instruction
  • Phonogram and spelling games, instructions included
  • Vocabulary instruction with Latin and Greek roots
  • Hundreds of engaging activities, extensive reviews, challenge ideas
  • Weekly assessments
  • Placement test
  • Ten optional pre-lessons that introduce handwriting, phonemic awareness, and the A-Z phonograms

More About Essentials

  • Discovery-based instruction
  • Meaningful practice
  • Engaging activities
  • Accurate and complete phonics instruction
  • 74 Phonograms
  • 31 Spelling Rules
  • Advanced Phonograms
  • Spelling Analysis helps students develop fluency and mastery
  • Parts of speech, punctuation rules, capitalization rules
  • Efficient vocabulary development by learning morphemes
  • Differentiated instruction with three levels of spelling and vocabulary

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    Recommended for

    • Ages 8 to adult
    • Anyone who wants to learn why English words are spelled the way they are
    • As a spelling, grammar, and vocabulary program for Grades 2-6
    • Struggling readers age 8 to adult
    • Struggling spellers age 8 to adult
    • Students with dyslexia
    • ELL reading and spelling instruction
    • Students who have completed Essentials 1st edition and want to review the material a second time with more advanced spelling words and vocabulary


    • None

      Lessons 16-30

      Once you finish Lesson 15, continue to Lessons 16-22 and 23-30. To teach the second half of Essentials you will need your supplements from Lessons 1-15 and new Teacher's Guides, Student Workbooks, and Morpheme Flash Cards.

        What else do I need to teach Essentials 1-15?

        Both the Teacher’s Guide and the Student Workbook are needed to teach Essentials.

        You will also want all of the instructional supplements included in the Essentials Vol. 1 Complete Set. These materials are significant components of the program; most are used multiple times in every Essentials lesson. They include:

        Ordering Information

        • Both the Teacher's Guide and the Student Workbook are needed to teach Essentials.
        • This Teacher's Guide is only compatible with the Essentials 2nd edition Student Workbook.
        • Available in PDF or Print. Choose the format you want from the drop-down menu above. (Learn about downloads.)

        Product Details

        • Casebound, durable hardcover
        • 632 full-color pages
        • Weight: 5 lb.
        • Product SKU: CEATM2P
          ISBN 978-1-936706-85-3
        • Downloadable PDFs in a ZIP file
        • See license information below
        • Product SKU: CEATM2A
          ISBN 978-1-936706-87-7

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        Single Teacher License: This digital license is for use by only ONE teacher. Multiple teachers in the same school or multiple parents in the same co-op must each have their own purchased license.

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