Elementary School Programs

Give your youngest students the tools they need to become confident, fluent readers.

Developmentally appropriate programs for Kindergarten through 5th grade.

K-5 Programs Helping Students Learn to Read…
and Read to Learn

Whether they’re your Kindergartners learning letter recognition and beginning phonics, or your 5th graders improving their fluency, building their vocabulary, and developing deeper comprehension, the Reading Skills Program has everything your Elementary Schoolers need to build their long-term academic achievement.

A Flexible Skills Program

A flexible skills program that delivers engaging reading instruction to address achievement gaps in your youngest learners. Increase instructional time without burdening existing staff.

IRD also provides the comprehensive, behind-the-scenes support your district needs, including customized outreach to boost enrollment, program implementation, dedicated technical support, and post-session reporting.

Key Skills Built in the Elementary Reading Skills Program

  • Sight Words
  • Phonics
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Letter/Sound Recognition
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension
  • Word Attack
  • Confidence Building

Reading materials in the Reading Skills Program are selected based on literary merit, compelling and relatable characters, diverse cultures and backgrounds, and relevant themes that inspire and expand empathy and sensitivity among students. In addition, research shows that connecting with the characters helps develop self and social awareness.

IRD Provides Everything You Need

  • Engagement/Outreach – customized outreach to boost enrollment is developed for each school or district.
  • Materials – materials are delivered to participating students prior to the first session.
  • Dedicated Implementation Team – our team works closely with your school or district to ensure seamless implementation.
  • IT Support – ongoing IT support is provided for schools, districts, and individual students.
  • Session Reports – post-session reports are developed for each participating school or district.