EPS Phonics PLUS Student Edition B (Grade 2)



The Student Edition provides colorful, easy-to-follow, teacher-directed exercises in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and writing. Each book includes:

  Teacher-directed exercises in phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, and writing
  Letters to parents in each unit, in both English and Spanish
  Home – school connections to encourage parental involvement
  Exposure to literature through contemporary poetry, folk and fairy tales, plays, and nursery rhymes. Text in social studies, science, and math are also featured.


Phonics PLUS is for all tiers of instruction and includes text, poems, plays and decodable readers in an engaging and interactive program that provides instruction within the context of regular classroom activities.

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Level B

EPS Phonics PLUS B reviews and expands upon concepts covered in Level A with extensive, interactive exercises and activities. Students apply skills to a variety of reading passages, including poems, plays, literature, and multiple selections that feature the recurring characters of Mike and Cate—second grade students.

Phonological Awareness

  • Identifying initial, final, and medial consonants and vowels
  • Segmenting and blending phonemes
  • Recognizing and producing rhyme
  • Syllables
  • Identifying and blending onset and rime


  • Automaticity practice
  • Repeated readings
  • Read-alouds.Choral reading
  • Partner reading and Reader’s Theater


  • Sound-to-symbol correspondence
  • Blending onset/rime and phonemes
  • Consonants (initial and final)
  • Digraphs and blends (initial and final)
  • Short and long vowels
  • Vowel digraphs and diphthongs
  • r-controlled vowels; y as a vowel; broad a
  • Schwa
  • Silent letters
  • Word families
  • CVC, CVVC, and CVCe words
  • CV words
  • Decoding multisyllabic words
  • Spelling

Vocabulary and Word Analysis

  • Sound-to-symbol correspondence
  • Using picture and context clues
  • High frequency words
  • Homophones
  • Contractions and compound words
  • Open and closed syllables
  • Multisyllabic words
  • Stress/accent

Concepts of Print

  • Concept of paragraph


  • Words and sentences
  • Stories and poems


  • Context clues
  • Think-alouds and visualization
  • Sequencing and predicting
  • Following directions
  • Literal recall and retelling
  •  Story structure: beginning-middle-end
  • Critical thinking
  • KWL
  • QAR

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 1 in
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