TRUGS For Schools Box 1.

Approx. reading age 6-7.  Interest level  5 -95

A high-quality systematic synthetic phonics reading resource for students of all ages – that works by playing decodable card games.

There are 5 stages in of each game in each box.  There are three boxes making 15 stages in all.

Each stage builds on the one before, making it easy to follow.

'Get it', 'Match it' and 'Take it' card games enable students and children to practise, reinforce and consolidate reading.

Use it' card game develops sentence construction and increases vocabulary knowledge.

Having been put together by a phonics specialist progress with reading is inevitable.

The learner picks up the phonic patterns easily and then reinforces them every time they play the games, over and over again.

Box 1 – First stages of phonics. word examples
Stage 1 – three letter words, consonant-vowel-consonant cat, pin
Stage 2 – four or five letter words, consonant-consonant-vowel-consonant stop, ship
Stage 3 – four or five letter words, consonant-vowel-consonant-consonant stick, wish
Stage 4 – words which contain the following sounds ar, or, er, ur, ir
Stage 5 – words which can be split in half, words with two syllables magnet, packet

Box contains:

  • 504 cards making 20 Card Games
  • 1 Instruction Booklet
  • 1 Story Booklet
  • 1 Pupil Record for APP


Explanation Card explaining what each Stage is and how to teach that stage.

Story Booklet with ten stories to encourage whole-text reading.

Monitoring Booklet to track and assess individual student progress.