For LA we are using McRuffy Press
Phonics and Reading Program. I am very impressed with the curriculum. It covers
all aspects of LA including phonics, reading, writing, spelling, grammar and handwriting.
The pace of the lessons is just right with earlier lessons going slower, while
later lessons slowly add more difficulty.
If anyone is interested
they have samples on their website. I took a leap of faith and ordered all levels
K-3. We are only using the K level right now. My dd started it from the beginning
while my ds7 started half way through. (He has had some reading experience but
I wanted to make sure that he wouldn’t be pushed too hard by starting in a higher
Also the readers that come with the curriculum are
the cutest, funniest, most creative readers that I have ever seen. My husband
and I just sat one night and laughed as we read through the different readers
and watched the rest of the story unfold in the illustrations.