Sound PartnersWhat is Sound Partners?

Sound Partners is a research-based tutoring program that provides individual instruction in early reading skills. 


EVIDENCE BASED

Sound Partners receives the “strong” rating, which is the highest rating
indicating solid outcomes, based in part on the articles below.

Journal of Educational Psychology Study   Scientific Studies of Reading Article

Why Sound Partners?

  • Improves phonemic awareness, decoding, word identification, and spelling skills
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  • Provides kindergarten instruction in phonological skills and initial sound identification 
  • Provides scaffolded practice in phoneme segmenting
  • Includes application of word-reading skills through storybook reading practice
  • ESSA evidence level: Strong

Evidence for ESSA

FEATURES

  • Direct, one-on-one instruction
  • Scaffolded instruction
  • Student Lesson Book
  • Tutor Handbook
  • Detailed Implementation Manual 

 

Whether you need supplemental instruction in K–1 or effective intervention in grades 2–3, Sound Partners:

  • Improves phonemic awareness, decoding, word identification, and spelling skills
  • Builds phonological skills and initial sound identification
  • Applies word-reading skills through reading practice

Learn more about Sound Partners through this video series.