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Center for Innovation in EducationPicture Packets - PhrasesDescriptionThe eighth of the fourteen apps that comprise the Baratta-Lorton Reading Program.The Reading Program is a reading and writing curriculum for beginning readers and any child who has already experienced difficulty in learning to read.99% unique 100% effective - 100% freeBackground for the fourteen appsThe Baratta-Lorton Reading Program also known as Dekodiphukan (pronounced decode if you can) was developed by the Center for Innovation in Education whose many other offerings include Mathematics Their Way, the first non-traditional math curriculum adopted in by the State of California.Dekodiphukan has been in use in classrooms across the United States and Canada since 1985. The Program has been used to teach thousands of children to read and to write regardless of background or supposed lack of reading readiness.To date, no child using the program in a classroom setting has ever failed to learn to read or to write.This Dekodiphukan reading and writing curriculum is now a series of fourteen apps plus a parent-guide for the iPad that, within a period of six months to a year (or occasionally a bit longer for some special needs children), will enable every child using it to read and to write. Reading with enjoyment. Writing creatively.Dekodiphukan is a full fledged curriculum. It is a set of specific learning activities, not a set of games. The curriculums fourteen apps are all free with no ads - popup or otherwise - included. While the apps may be downloaded all at once and stored in a folder on the iPad, no more than two or three of the apps are used at any one time by the child.Picture Packets - PhrasesThe eighth of the Fourteen AppsThere are 38 Picture Packets pages.The prerequisites for beginning Phrase Picture Packets are knowing all of the sounds and being able to blend two and three sound words without any audio hints.The difficulty for the child who is learning to blend two and three sound words is in hearing the word formed by the sounds. At the phrase level the child already knows how to blend sounds together to form words. The challenge for the child now is remembering each of the words already blended so that by the time he or she has finished blending the last word, the child still remembers the earlier words blended. The phrase level gives practice in this remembering.Picture Packets - PhrasesPrerequisites - knowing all of the sounds and being able to read two and three sound wordsThe skill of reading individual words is expanded to include reading whole phrases