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Subject: Hooked on Phonics?
Date Posted: 8/23/2007 10:32 PM ET
Member Since: 4/26/2006
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Is this really as good as they say? I saw a huge early reader set of it today at the thrift store for $20. I almost bought it, but didn't. Anyone use it and like it?

Date Posted: 8/24/2007 1:45 AM ET
Member Since: 2/21/2006
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We have not used Hooked on Phonics.  Our son learned to read successfully with PhonicsWorks (available at k12.com).  GREAT program!  We loved it, and I highly recommend it

~Jori

 

Date Posted: 8/24/2007 1:46 AM ET
Member Since: 4/18/2007
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We used it, and my son did well with it, my daughter too.

If you go to www.shopgoodwill.com and enter "phonics", you'll see it on there a lot. Just keep checking back..it's one of their most popular things to post, and you can get it for cheap! :)

Enjoy!

Jesica

 

Date Posted: 8/25/2007 10:04 AM ET
Member Since: 1/24/2007
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I just started using it with all of my kids ages 3-12 and it is helping a lot! I have been able to correct the way they were making their sounds and they have been playing it together. My 6 year old is really learning to read and we use that in conjunction with other phonics materials so that he gets some variety. I got mine for $10 at a resale shop too! What a steal!

Date Posted: 8/25/2007 10:13 AM ET
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I used it to teach 2 of my children to read. I bought it new and paid way more than $20. They love the story books.

Date Posted: 8/25/2007 11:25 PM ET
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I got it at Sam's for 24 or 29 last year for 1st and my son didn't like it so, I've just used the readers.Ginger