Intensive intervention to make every student a reader

S.P.I.R.E.® 4th Edition leads nonreaders, struggling readers, and students with dyslexia from self-doubt to lifelong mastery.

Research-proven S.P.I.R.E.® builds reading success through an intensive, structured, and spiraling curriculum that incorporates phonological awareness, phonics, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension in systematic 10-step teacher-led lessons, reinforced by practice to lock in measurable gains.


Every aspect of S.P.I.R.E. systematically builds reading skills.

  • Multisensory activities meet different learning styles to engage all students
  • Explicit, teacher-led instruction is data driven to strengthen weak areas
  • Consistent 10-Step lessons ensure mastery of concepts and allow for easy implementation
  • Continual practice and review to lock in permanent gains
  • Comprehensive and consistent assessments readily confirm progress
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Teachers have increased digital flexibility

The S.P.I.R.E. Digital Teacher Companion and Digital Student STAR seats provide powerful digital progress monitoring capabilities.

S.P.I.R.E. Digital Teacher Companion provides teachers with digital access to all teaching materials through the online platform and when Digital Student STAR seats are added, teachers can easily share, track, assess, and report student progress.
S.P.I.R.E. Digital components are powered by Exploros™.

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Program Overview

S.P.I.R.E. Family Brochure


S.P.I.R.E. ESSA Level III Study

How to Buy S.P.I.R.E.

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Placement Test

S.P.I.R.E. Placement Test

Assessment Guide

S.P.I.R.E. 4E Assessment Guide

Sample Lessons

Level 1, Lesson 5: Short e Level 2, Lesson 6: tch Level 3, Lesson 1: so, he, fly Level 4, Lesson 5: oa Level 5, Lesson 2: soft g Level 6, Lesson 4: ph Decodable Reader: Night Flight (from Set 4B)
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Customer Resources

Quick Start Lessons Scope and Sequence S.P.I.R.E. 3rd Edition Customers SPIRE Video Testimonial 10-Step Lesson Overview State Approvals Videos: Quick Start Lessons S.P.I.R.E. Pattern Mark Ups Introductory Lesson Planner Reinforcing Lesson Planner Videos: 10-Step Lesson Sounds Glossary Implementation Guide
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Research and Articles

White Paper - S.P.I.R.E., A Structured Literacy Program Case Study - Corbin ISD, KY Sounds Sensible Research Paper Case Study - Cumberland County Public Schools, NC Pedagogy Non Grata S.P.I.R.E. Meta-Analysis White Paper - Research-Based Reading S.P.I.R.E. Intensive Reading Intervention: A Comparative Analysis at Second Through Sixth Grades Effectiveness Report, Tooele City, Utah Case Study-Freedom School Case Study-Saraland Elementary School Case Study-Summer Program Case Study-Grace Miller Elementary School Case Study-Stilwell Public Schools Effectiveness Report, Whitehall, OH Effectiveness Report, Farmington, New Mexico Case Study - Baltimore City Schools Effectiveness Report, Alton, IL "Prevention of Reading Failure" by Sheila Clark-Edmands Teaching the Disruptive Child
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State Standards
  • Florida