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PRIDE Reading Program

PRIDE Reading Program is effective, affordable, and the easiest-to-use reading and writing curriculum using the Orton-Gillingham approach.

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San Diego Unified School District in San Diego, CA

San Diego Unified School District has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy approach for students with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, and struggling readers.

Palo Alto Unified School District in Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Unified School District has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy approach for students with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, and struggling readers.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy approach for students with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, and struggling readers.

East Irondequoit Central School District in NY

East Irondequoit Central School District has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy approach for students with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, and struggling readers.

Myron B. Thompson Academy in Hawaii

Myron B. Thompson Academy has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy approach for students with dyslexia, specific learning disabilities, and struggling readers.

PRIDE Reading Program

The PRIDE Reading Program is an easy to use, structured literacy, Orton-Gillingham curriculum for children of all ages. The PRIDE curriculum uses engaging, multisensory methods to teach reading, writing, spelling and comprehension.  

What is the PRIDE Reading Program?

The PRIDE Reading Program is an easy to use, structured literacy, Orton-Gillingham curriculum for children of all ages. This classroom and tutoring curriculum uses engaging, multisensory methods to teach reading, writing, spelling and comprehension.  

Who Benefits From It?

Orton-Gillingham was developed specifically to teach struggling and non-readers how to read, write, spell and comprehend. While the method works with all children, it is especially successful for children with dyslexia, auditory and visual processing disorder, speech deficits and other learning differences. By utilizing this multisensory approach, you will be able to teach your students in the way that they need to learn. 

Why Use the PRIDE in Your School?

With the PRIDE Reading Program, there is no need for extensive training or advanced understanding of the spelling and reading rules that are being taught. PRIDE’s easy to follow, 100% scripted and lesson planned, step-by-step Teaching Guide will walk instructors through each skill and how to teach it, making this curriculum ideal for your school. You do not have to develop any lesson plans or do any preparation. Everything in this program is laid out for you step by step. Each lesson includes everything you need to teach the PRIDE Reading Program!

When Will We Complete the Program?

The PRIDE Reading Program consists of 6 levels (Levels 1-5), and a Pre-reading program. Choose a pace that works best for your students. The time spent teaching a lesson can be 20 minutes for a 5-6 year old, 30 minutes for a 6-8 year old, and possibly 45-60 minutes for an older child. Each level of the program typically delivers between 40 and 60 hours of instruction.

How to Get Started with the PRIDE Reading Program

1: Purchase Instruction Kit

Instruction Kit includes materials and training needed to teach PRIDE. (Workbooks sold separately.)

2: Start Your Online Training

The Training course will teach you everything you need to know to teach the PRIDE Reading Program.  

3: PRIDE Placement Assessment 

 Use the PRIDE Placement Assessment to determine what level is best to start your student(s). 

4: Order Your Student’s Workbook

After you’ve placed your student, it’s time to order your  level workbooks. PRIDE workbooks are available as consumables or our new eBooks.

5: Start Teaching PRIDE

Once your workbooks arrive or have assigned an eBook, you are ready to start teaching your student(s)! 


PRIDE Instruction Kit

Your PRIDE Instruction Kit includes PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, Activity Kit, Primary ONLINE Teaching Guide bundle, and optional Elementary ONLINE Teaching Guide bundle. PRIDE Reading Program Training course included. (Workbooks sold separately!)

PRIDE Digital eBook Instruction Kit

PRIDE Digital eBook Instruction Kit is for teaching students using PRIDE eBooks and includes the PRIDE Primary ONLINE Teaching Guide bundle and optional Elementary ONLINE Teaching Guide bundle. PRIDE Reading Program Training course included. (Interactive sound cards, letter tiles, and blending drills are included as part of the PRIDE eBook tools. eBook logins will be emailed separately.)

PRIDE Reading Program Books

  • Beginning Consonants are for students who are ready to learn or are struggling with letter recognition.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, finger tracing, phonemic awareness and visualization.
  • Materials needed to teach Beginning Consonants: Student Workbook,Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Primary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit.
  • Yellow Book is designed to help your student learn their short vowels, FLOSS spelling rules, consonant digraphs, blends and sight words.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization. 
  • Materials needed to teach Yellow Book 1: Student Workbook, Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Primary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit. 
  • Orange Book is designed to help your student learn their long vowels, multisyllabic words, welded sounds (ang, ink, etc.) and sight words.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization.
  • Materials needed to teach Orange Book 2: Student Workbook,Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Primary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit.
  • Red Book is designed to help your student learn words with long “i” and “e” patterns, vowel digraphs, closed syllable rules (-ind, -ild, -old, -ost) and suffix ed.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization.
  • Materials Needed to teach Red Book 3: Student Workbook, Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Elementary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit. 
  • Purple Book is designed to help your student learn vowel diphthongs, 3+ syllables, suffix es and syllable c+le
    (-ble, -fle, -kle, etc.)
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization.
  • Materials Needed to teach Purple Book 4: Student Workbook,Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Elementary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit. 
  • Blue Book is designed to help your student learn open syllables, vowel diphthongs, silent letters, spelling rules, soft C & G, schwa sounds, and common suffixes & prefixes.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization.
  • Materials Needed to teach Blue Book 5: Student Workbook, Instruction Kit (sold separately) includes Elementary Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, PRIDE Letter Tiles, PRIDE Activity Kit. 

Primary Accelerated Review

  • Primary Accelerated Review (PAR) is designed to help older students quickly review and fill gaps in the following concepts: short vowels, FLOSS spelling rules, consonant digraphs, blends, long vowels, multisyllabic words, welded sounds (ang, ink, etc.) and sight words.
  • PAR is for students that place in Level 3 or above but have gaps and need review in early level concepts.
  • Your student will learn through fun multisensory activities such as sky writing, arm tapping, letter building, sound association and visualization. 

PRIDE Reading Comprehension

  • The PRIDE Reading Comprehension Program is designed to help your student learn to build reading comprehension skills with the introduction to concepts such as sequencing, predicting, visualizing, inferencing, and summarizing.
  • Through carefully combined explicit and direct instruction with reading, writing, drawing and language activities, your student will practice and demonstrate their developing reading comprehension abilities.
  • This program is designed for students who are in the upper levels of the PRIDE Reading Program or who need help acquiring reading comprehension skills. 

PRIDE Reading Program Digital

The PRIDE eBook gives your student the ability to access and save their progress on their internet device and includes interactive sound cards, letter tiles, and blending drills are that are integrated in the eBook. PRIDE’s Digital Version is perfect for teachers who prefer a digital format and want instant access or have online students to teach. PRIDE eBooks work on any of your internet connected browser devices.  

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Onsite Teacher Training
Our PRIDE Reading Program incorporates the Orton-Gillingham based method. 

Are you looking to implement the PRIDE Reading Program into your school site? Let us know and we will come to your school for an onsite teacher training! Here at PRIDE, we are available to help you put together a school or district wide implementation of the PRIDE Reading Program to help all of your students who need to learn differently. We can also help you set up a summer program or onsite learning centers. Call us today for more information at 866-774-3342 ext. 2

Orton-Gillingham Based Method
Our PRIDE Reading Program incorporates the Orton-Gillingham based method. 

“For children with speech deficits, language deficits, or processing deficits, the repetitive nature of the Orton-Gillingham approach is perfect for them. This method utilizes a multisensory step-by-step process for your child to learn every phoneme in the English language.”

“There is a window of opportunity for kids between kindergarten and 2nd grade where if they don’t close their reading gaps before moving onto the next grade, that child will always struggle with reading and writing. It is important you close those gaps as soon as you can.”

“The Orton-Gillingham method is a process. For many students, this is actually the only program that does work for them. Our students are really, really smart kids that just need a different approach to learning.” 

Karina Richland, PRIDE Reading Program

What People are Saying about PRIDE…

“I highly recommend PRIDE Reading Program. They utilize the Orton-Gillingham method and make it SUPER easy for you to use with your children at home!”

Heather Bowen  
lifeofahomeschoolmom.com

“Lessons are so detailed and thorough that” of the “popular Orton-Gillingham programs used by homeschoolers, PRIDE reading is the easiest to use.”

Cathy Duffy
 CathyDuffyReviews.com

“I’m a special needs teacher. In my opinion, it is a perfect program that you can easily learn and teach. I highly recommend the PRIDE Reading Program.”

Dr. Ahmed Shafai
Cairo, Egypt

“I do Neuropsychological Assessments. I have seen a lot of progress with the children that have gone through PRIDE’s program. I highly recommend PRIDE.”

Dr. Abbe Barron
Los Angeles, CA

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