Scholastic FX Books is a collection of 24 high-interest, age-appropriate texts for struggling readers and English-language learners in middle and high school who need to practice and review essential phonics concepts.
Practice Essential Decoding Skills
Scholastic FX Books target important phonics patterns in sequential order. These patterns — called the FX Factor — are listed on the inside front cover of each book. As students engage in the text, they practice the FX Factor, build fluency, and vocabulary.
The Teacher’s Guide provides supplemental activities to help students practice the targeted phonics patterns while building fluency, vocabulary, and confidence.
Easy-to-Use Instructional Support
The Teacher’s Guide provides comprehensive support for phonics instruction, student activities, and other valuable resources.
Teacher materials include:
Student Activity Sheets
Teaching Routines for Vocabulary Instruction
High-Frequency Vocabulary Word List
Download Entire Scope and Sequence (PDF)
A teaching plan for each FX Book presents instructional support for teaching the targeted phonics patterns.
Teachers can use this proven-to-work teaching routine for introducing new vocabulary to students.
300 High-Frequency Words
The Teacher’s Guide includes a list of high-frequency words that teachers can use with students to build and assess fluency.