Word Mastery: A Course in Phonics for the First Three Grades

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Houghton Mifflin, 1913 - English language - 124 pages
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This is a fantastic phonics course for the classroom or homeschool. I am currently using it to boost my kindergarten son's reading level and have already seen strides of improvement in fluency.

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