LRRS11001 Reading Rods

Reading Rods Word Building Classroom Kit - 1 Pack

  • Reading Rods Word Building Classroom Kit
  • Young readers will explore word building, phonics and spelling patterns by using color-coded, tactile Reading Rods®
  • Suitable for ages 6-7 years


Product Description

  • By linking together rods, your students will start out building simple words with consonants and vowels, and advance to incorporating silent e, blends, digraphs, and advanced vowel combinations (vowel digraphs, diphthongs and r-controlled vowels)
  • Kit contains 109 sturdy plastic rods in a convenient storage tub (LER 7107), 24 double-sided Activity Cards (LER 7111), 4 activity trays (LER 7130) and a 48-page Instruction & Activity Book (LER 7115) with lesson plans, blackline masters and over 100 full-color demonstration cards
  • Color-coded rods include consonants (blue), vowels (red), blends and digraphs (green), silent e (white) and advanced vowels (purple)
  • Use with 1–4 students
  • Aligned with Put Reading First and Title I of No Child Left Behind
  • Young readers learn to:
  • Develop phonological, phonemic awareness and phonics skills by using suggested patterns to make and practice words
  • Use phonics skills, spelling patterns and word-building techniques
  • Identify, discriminate and spell initial and final consonant blends and digraphs
  • Make and read words with long- and short-vowel phonemes, digraphs, trigraphs and vowel digraphs
  • Use words in writing composition


CHOKING HAZARD - small parts. Not for children under 3 years


Learning Resources is a leading manufacturer of innovative, hands-on educational materials for classrooms worldwide and learning toys. For more than 20 years, Learning Resources has been a trusted source for teachers and parents for quality, award-winning educational products in math, science, language, language arts, reading, early childhood, measurement, Spanish, ELL and ESL teaching, time and money. Product brands include Reading Rods, Pretend & Play, Gears! Gears! Gears!, Power of Science, Three Bear Family and Cuisenaire Rods. Product types include games, puzzles, card games, bingo games, board games, floor mats, floor puzzles, wooden puzzles, classroom kits, electronics, books, reading manipulatives, math manipulatives, pocket charts, activity books, activity kits, science kits, creativity and fine motor skills.


Awards: Teacher’s Choice Award – Learning Magazine (2002)

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Age Range

6 years - 7 years



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Expected Despatch By 01/11/2016
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