Introducing the Road to Decode®

A growing library of decodable readers, guided lesson plans, & correlating activities that support the Science of Reading and a step-by-step, systematic approach to teaching phonics.

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What are key indicators of reading success?


✔️ Systematic, explicit, multi-sensory phonics instruction.


✔️ Access to motivating, interesting texts your students can actually read. 

Get ready for reading success with

the Road to Decode®...


Encourage students to decode rather than guessing or relying on picture clues. 


Help your students develop good reading habits that build confidence and lessen reading frustration. 


Provide students with engaging, differentiated, developmentally appropriate reading materials.


Your Reading Roadmap

What's added to your subscription plan every month?

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Every 1st of the month, you will get: 

6 New Decodable Readers 

Each month, 6 easy-to-prep decodable readers are added to your subscription.
  • designed specifically for emerging readers
  • follows a carefully planned scope & sequence
  • available in color and black & white
  • fiction and nonfiction texts
  • highly controlled text (made up of mostly decodable words and common high frequency words)
  • motivating, interesting stories
  • engaging illustrations & photographs
  • diverse characters

You can view the scope and sequence here.

Guided Step-By-Step Lesson Plans

Each month, 6 user-friendly guided lesson plans that tie directly to the decodable readers are added to your subscription. 
  • presented in a flexible format so you can use them how you see fit (step-by-step or as a loose guide)
  • offers easy-to-implement strategies and teaching tips


Flexible Follow-Up Activities

Each month, new engaging, multi-sensory activities that follow the same sequence as the decodable readers and lesson plans will be added to your subscription.
  • can be used to reinforce and extend practice of learned phonics skills 
  • promote independence and build confidence
  • fun and highly motivating for early readers




Visual Aids

Each month, new easy-to-read posters and visual aids that correlate with the month’s focus skills will be added to your subscription.
Use these as reference tools or display in your classroom to help guide your phonics instruction.





When you join today...

58 decodable readers, guided lesson plans, engaging follow-up activities, and posters for the following phonics skills are waiting for you:


Click here to check out our carefully planned scope and sequence to see what is coming in future months. 

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Pricing Options 




  • 6 new decodable readers
  • complete guided lesson plans
  • running records 
  • flexible, engaging follow-up activities
  • visual aids




  • 6 new decodable readers
  • complete guided lesson plans
  • running records 
  • flexible, engaging follow-up activities
  • visual aids


"Wow! The Road to Decode subscription is like you reached in my brain and knew exactly what I needed and then you made it. I can't wait to see the library of decodables continue to grow. Our admin is focused on observing our small group instruction time this year, and I cannot believe I am actually looking forward to it! I feel so prepared! This subscription is a life-saver."


"I have had the pleasure of using Lyndsey Kuster’s educational materials for the past several years, and have never been disappointed in the content or quality; her products go above and beyond my expectations. They are standards based, differentiated, easy-prep, and high interest for my students."

About Road to Decode®

Road to Decode® is a research-based, comprehensive subscription that provides primary teachers with fully decodable texts, guided lesson plans, and engaging phonics-based activities made specifically for emerging readers.  

Road to Decode® was developed by Lyndsey Kuster. Lyndsey is a first grade teacher turned curriculum developer with 11 years of experience working with primary students and teachers around the globe. 

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