A Class Pack for Emerging Super Readers
Hero Academy is an exciting series that aims to empower young readers and transform them into reading superheroes. With its captivating storyline and engaging characters, this series is perfect for guided, independent, and one-to-one reading. Get ready to motivate your students and unleash their reading potential with Hero Academy!
Unleashing the Superpowers of Phonics
At Hero Academy, anything is possible! Join the students as they learn to control their powers, battle against villains, and protect their school and Lexis City. Designed as part of the Letters and Sounds series, Hero Academy consists of 78 inspirational fiction books that are fully decodable and closely aligned with the phonics sequence.
Discover the Hero Academy Universe
The Hero Academy series is packed with adventure and excitement. Each book in the series is finely leveled and features captivating superhero and villain characters. The phonics-driven progression ensures accessibility for all students, making it an ideal resource to support whole-class phonics teaching.
Exciting Features for Super Readers
The Hero Academy series offers an array of features to enhance the reading experience:
- 78 fully decodable student books: These exciting books are designed to motivate and engage all students.
- Companion texts: Accompanying the series are two companion texts that serve as perfect writing prompts and discussion starters for your classroom.
- Phonics-aligned progression: The books carefully follow the Letters and Sounds phonics sequence, providing a solid foundation for reading development.
- Free teaching resources: Access guided reading notes for each student book on Oxford Owl, along with various activities to support reading and writing skills.
Hero Academy Series Components
Decodable Student Books
The Hero Academy series comprises 78 finely leveled fiction books that follow the Letters and Sounds phonics sequence. These fully decodable books are designed to inspire all students to become reading superheroes. With engaging superhero and villain characters, each book comes with guided reading notes to facilitate independent, one-to-one, or guided reading sessions.
The companions to the Hero Academy series are a valuable resource for writing and class discussions. They provide a deeper insight into the Hero Academy world, featuring fun facts, comic strips, poems, jokes, design activities, mazes, counting exercises, and spotting activities.
For educators, a range of free teacher resources is available on Oxford Owl. These resources include guided reading notes, activities to support reading and writing skill development, tips for engaging parents and carers, a phonics and vocabulary overview, and more. Templates for Hero Academy name badges, superhero masks, puppets, and bookmarks are also provided.
Unlock the Adventure of Reading
As young readers embark on their Hero Academy journey, they will be introduced to the heroes and villains who shape the stories. Hero profiles at the start of each book help readers identify the characters and the special powers used against the villains.
Embrace the Power of Reading
Villain profiles provide background information on the series’ antagonists, sharing details about their appearance, catchphrases, hobbies, likes, dislikes, and their villainous powers.
Journey with the Heroes
To enhance comprehension skills, retell pages are included in each book. These pages encourage students to determine importance, visualize, and monitor comprehension as they recount the thrilling stories they’ve read.
Oxford Levels, the trusted leveling system used in the Hero Academy series, has helped millions of students worldwide learn to read and love reading. Developed by experts, these leveled books capture children’s imaginations and foster a love for reading. To support the Hero Academy series, the books have been finely graded, ensuring that children are matched with the right book at the right time.