Educational Software Write Up Lauren Henfling Title: Reader Rabbit Personalized Reading Ages 6-9 Publisher: Learning Company Publisher Site: http://www.thelearningcompany.com/hmh/site/thelearningcompany/ Cost: $14.95 Description of Software: This software includes 20 progressively challenging storybooks at three different skill levels. This software also allows children to choose whether to explore a Reading Land, read a storybook, or play a skill house game. The skills built through this software are: Vocabulary, advanced phonics, writing and creativity, predicting, rhyming words, combining syllables, compound words, consonant blends, long and short vowels, superlatives, reading aloud, antonyms & synonyms, and visual and auditory word recognition. Why this would be good for my classroom: This software would be useful in my future classroom because it allows children to have success with reading. Building a love and a need for reading at a young age will could develop great reading skills. It will also help in grammar and word recognition. This software would be used during reading lessons or during free computer time.