This is part of a comprehensive reading and writing resource for teaching Language Arts to Kindergarten and Grade 1 and consists of the following:
1. An original story
covering short vowels, consonants and common digraphs (sh.ch.th.wh). The story follows the different consonants, such as FFF Fan and LLL Lift as they try and catch troublemakers SSS Snake and RRR Raven, all the while making short vowel words with AAA Acrobat, EEE Elephant, III It, OOO Octopus and UUU Umbrella. This story format allows the teacher to touch on other important reading comprehension skills (making predictions and personal connections, explaining character feelings, summarizing the plot and learning new vocabulary) with each new phonics lesson.
2. A workbook
which allows students to develop their writing systematically and at their own pace. Students are asked to write down words from the phonics family being introduced, draw the pictures of the words and make sentences with the words. The workbook also includes phonics review exercises, vocabulary practice and comprehension questions about the story. The format allows for easy differentiation and students can produce work to their full potential.
3. A detailed teacher's guide
explaining the program, with suggestions about what kind of questions to ask while reading, which gestures to use to make each new letter sound memorable and which vocabulary words may be new to students.
4. Phonics word walls
and suggestions and recording sheets for follow up activities.
5. Phonics spinner games
6. Alphabet cards
to match the letter characters presented in the story.
Reading and Writing K-1: Short Vowels Consolidation
is Part 2 in a series of 5. The complete program covers reading and writing development from K-2.
The Rest of the Program:
Each part is sold separately.
Reading and Writing K-1: Short A and Short E
This the first half of Reading and Writing K-1: Short Vowels
and is a FREE Download that will give you a clear idea of what this program is all about.
Reading and Writing K-1: Short Vowels
Covers the five short vowels in word families such as "ob", "an", "ip"
Reading and Writing Grades 1-2: Blends
, includes L-blends, R-blends and S-blends and Ending Blends.
Reading and Writing Grades 1-2: Long Vowels
, includes common R-controlled vowels such as "er" and "ar".
Reading and Writing Grades 1-2: R-Controlled and Complex Vowels
, includes diphthongs such as "oi" and "au" and R-Controlled sounds such as "air", "ear".
The workbooks (minus the story comprehension questions), phonics word walls and phonics spinner games for the entire program are also available separately.
Phonics and Writing - Short Vowels and Consonants
Phonics and Writing - Blends
Phonics and Writing - Long Vowels
Phonics Spinner Games
Short Vowels and Consonants Word Wall
Blends Word Wall
Long and R-controlled Vowels Word Wall
OR get all 3 word walls at a discounted price
Complete Phonics Word Wall