This innovative kit provides native Spanish-speaking students with all the hands-on benefits of Reading Rods?! Following the best practices and most recent scientific research on Spanish language acquisition, this kit offers systematically ordered lessons with diverse activities that will appeal to various learning styles. Using color-coded, tactile Reading Rods?, students practice phonemic awareness and beginning phonics skills, including letter recognition, letter-sound relationships through the matching of letters with pictures, and reading words containing open syllables (ma, me, mi, mo and mu). Includes 254 Spanish Letters and Pictures Reading Rods? (LER 7036), 24 double-sided Activity Cards, 250 Overhead Spanish Alphabet and Pictures Tiles (LER 3425 and LER 3428), 4 activity trays (LER 7130) and audio CD of Activity Card directions.