This is the first of two Handbooks for Read Write Inc. Phonics. This book is designed for classroom teachers and contains detailed teaching notes linked to the Speed Sounds, the Red to Orange Storybooks, Non-fiction books and Get Writing! books. Each lesson integrates the teaching of Speed Sounds lessons, comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, handwriting and composition. Each lesson plan includes thought-provoking story introductions to get every child excited and motivated to read the story, role-play and drama activities to build ideas for writing and grammar, spelling and vocabulary activities. Guidance on assessment and timetabling is also included for easy implementation. This Handbook is part of the Read Write Inc. Phonics programme, developed by Ruth Miskin. The programme is designed to create fluent readers, confident speakers and willing writers. It includes Handbooks, Sounds Cards, Word Cards, Storybooks, Non-fiction, Writing books and an Online resource. Read Write Inc. is fully supported by comprehensive professional development from Ruth Miskin Training to ensure its easy implementation.