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Educators Publishing Service Beyond the Code Book 3

Beyond the Code can be used independently or as part of the Explode the Code Program. This series develops important comprehension and thinking skills for beginning readers. Concepts such as consonant blends and diagraphs are present in all 4 books of Beyond the Code; writing and spelling exercises that precede the stories teach new phonetic patterns and sight words.

Drawings accompany many of the new words to help students understand the vocabulary. The short fictional stories develop reading skills; the stories become slightly longer as the series progresses. Lively illustrations add visual interest and aid student's understanding of the text. Questions and exercises following the stories develop comprehension and critical thinking; some ask students to connect the events of the story to their own experience, so they must go beyond a simple retelling of the story's plot. Grades 3-4.

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Review 1 for Beyond the Code Book 3
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Great for Struggling Readers

Date:November 9, 2010
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HomeschoolMom
Age:45-54
Gender:female
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This book is right on target for my 9yo dd who is a struggling reader -- probably dyslexic. She loves the stories! She completed Beyond the Code Books 1 and 2 and now she is in Book 3. She also uses the Explode the Code books. All these books have helped her increase her reading and spelling skills. I love that these books don't have the grade level printed on them so they can be used for different grade levels and not be insulting to the student. Also, the stories are good and entertaining for all ages. Even my 11yo ds likes to hear his sister read the stories.
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Review 2 for Beyond the Code Book 3
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3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Date:July 17, 2010
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Jamie
This is a very basic program. I think it is fine for early readers (K, 1st and maybe 2nd) and struggling readers but is far too simplistic for 3rd/4th grade.
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Review 3 for Beyond the Code Book 3
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Date:September 30, 2009
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Shannon Burgess
I love, love, love Beyond the Code. My 3rd grader struggled with reading and basic phonics but now he is progressing faster than ever and having fun with the books. The stories are great and he will remember them weeks after reading them. We started with Beyond the Code 1 and will continue all the way through book 4.
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Review 4 for Beyond the Code Book 3
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Date:April 11, 2008
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Kristy Hazlett
This review is actually for ALL Explode The Code books. We absolutely love these books. My son's reading level is 2 grade levels higher than his actual grade level. He enjoys the funny sentences and pictures and especially the riddle test at the end of the book.
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