Our proven Spectrum Phonics grade 2 workbook features 160 pages of age-appropriate activities for reinforcing vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension. Recently updated to current national testing standards, including nonfiction activities and a revised sequence for smooth transitioning between skills. This workbook for children ages 7 to 8 emphasizes phonics and word study as building blocks in reading proficiency. Phonics skills include: Beginning and ending consonant sounds - Beginning and ending consonant pairs - Short and long vowel sounds - Silent consonants and ending consonant blends - Vowel pairs. Our best-selling Spectrum Phonics series features age-appropriate workbooks for Kindergarten to grade 6. Developed with the latest standards-based teaching methods that provide targeted practice in fundamentals to ensure successful learning!