Reading can open up the world for students. Too often, though, the joys of literature are out of reach until students master key reading skills. Enter Geodes®, the first texts for beginning readers that unite phonics with compelling content and beautiful art. With Geodes, students are inspired to wonder, to decode, and to know.
“I’ve never seen kids with this level of vocabulary, content knowledge
and decoding skills.”
Great Minds® and Wilson Language Training collaborated to create Geodes, a new collection of accessible, knowledge-building books for developing readers. Following the scope and sequence of Fundations®, Geodes are Readables, a unique type of text in which specific decoding strategies are coupled with content and vocabulary, resulting in wonderfully rich books for budding readers. While most early literacy books are quite basic, Geodes are rich with facts and ideas that spark students’ curiosity about the world around them.
Whether you’re just getting started with Geodes or want to learn more, our free Resource Overview Session webinars are a great way to explore the curriculum.
“The way phonics and storytelling are woven through Geodes is
genius. The students love annotating and highlighting the books as they