Fun & Effective Tier 1 Structured Literacy Instruction

Students and teachers alike love the engaging Class Links for Classrooms activities that promote active, hands-on learning and verbal interaction among students and teachers while developing and strengthening early literacy skills.

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About Class Links for Classrooms

Skills & Content

Rhyming • Segmenting syllables & phonemes • Vowel discrimination • Alphabetic principle • Letter-sound relationships • Letter patterns & spelling rules • Vocabulary knowledge • Mental orthographic images of words • Spelling • Decoding • Reading fluency • Reading comprehension • Writing

Target Audience

Tier 1 Kindergarten (Book 1) and early Grade 1 (Book 2). Class Links for Classrooms is perfect for whole class structured literacy instruction and can be adapted for small group and one-on-one Tier 2 and Tier 3 instruction. It can also be used with older students who struggle.

Research & Results

Outcomes Study 
SPELL-Links Class Links for Classrooms improves spelling and curriculum-based  writing.

Everything you need.

SPELL-Links Class Links for Classrooms provides everything you need to deliver a year of high quality, hands-on Tier 1 structured literacy instruction to meet all the Common Core standards for Reading Foundational skills, along with many other English Language Arts Standards, including: spelling, word decoding, reading fluency, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing. The curriculum includes quick and easy lesson plans for word study to improve all five language blocks fundamental to reading and writing success. You will also have access to a library of downloadable mini books that help students apply and further develop their skills. SPELL-Links Class Links for Classrooms also provides tracking tools to help teachers identify students who require more intensive (Tier 2 and Tier 3) instruction.  

Details for Class Links Book 1 & 2:

Skills & Content

Both Class Links books include the skills and content listed above.

Book 1 uniquely includes:
Letter-sound relationships for consonants ‘b, p, t, d, v, z, k, j, f, s, m, n, x, r, l, g, h, w, y, q’ and all short vowel sounds.

Book 2 uniquely includes:
Letter-sound relationships for consonants ‘k’ and hard ‘c’; ‘r, l’ after a vowel; /z/ sound spelled with ‘s’, consonant digraphs ‘ng, th, wh, sh, ck’ and double consonants ‘ff, ss, zz, ll’.

Accordion Tab Title 2

Both Class Links books include one spiral-bound activity book with lesson plans, 20 peel-and-stick 4×5 strategy labels, 1 classroom poster, and access to a digital library of reproducible materials.

Book 1 uniquely includes:
18 pattern-loaded grade-level decodable stories.

Book 1 uniquely includes:
9 pattern-loaded grade-level decodable stories.

Class Links Book 1 Product Sample
Class Links Book 2 Product Sample

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