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101stwife
Anyone use Abeka?
October 24, 2013 at 9:41 PM
I know that it is the middle of the year but I am wanting to use Abeka for my kindergartener. I am only interested in the phonics/reading/writing portion. What all do I need to purchase? Any advise or opinions? Thanks!

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  • coala
    by coala
    October 24, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    We are using the entire program.  I love it.  If you want just that stuff you will need the handwritting tablets (either print or cursive....we use cursive), the phonics workbook....teacher manual has the stuff you would use for the tests, and the reading booklets come packaged together.  They also have phonics flash cards that we found super helpful as well as clue word cards that we started using in K, but aren't technically needed until 1st grade.

  • 101stwife
    October 24, 2013 at 10:26 PM

    Thanks so much!

  • Dawn07
    by Dawn07
    October 25, 2013 at 9:16 AM
    You will want the curriculum book, and the student book, as well as the readers. I would also recommend the phonics cards and the reading handbook. The handbook is used the most and is continued to be used in first and second.
  • coala
    by coala
    October 25, 2013 at 9:56 AM

    The reading handbook isn't actually used until 1st grade.  My K students never touched them.  If you plan to continue...then it would be a great investment.


    Quoting Dawn07:

    You will want the curriculum book, and the student book, as well as the readers. I would also recommend the phonics cards and the reading handbook. The handbook is used the most and is continued to be used in first and second.



  • paganbaby
    October 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    I don't use it but here's a bump!

  • MidwestMama55
    October 26, 2013 at 3:31 PM

    I like Abeka math and have used it in the summer. Their website should tell you what you need to order for the subjects you want to use it for.

  • calimom1123
    October 28, 2013 at 1:28 PM
    I like abeka until 3rd. Its a great program for learning to read and math.

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