As children begin to learn or acquire knowledge of letter names and shapes, this is a strong predictor of their success in learning to read. (National Reading Panel & T.E.A.) Once the children know the letter names (through ABC song, rhymes, block activities), these 4 sets of card activity will reinforce the name of the letters and help them with the ability to remember the sequence of letters by name and identify tone through the use of the red accent symbol.
The Alphabet Missing Letter Deck consists of 4 sets of cards for both the upper case and lower case letters. Each deck is aligned by ascending order of difficulty. The deck of cards can be used to help the student recall letter sequence.
• The first deck of cards emphasizes concepts of what letter comes "after".
• The second deck emphasizes the concept of what letter comes “between”.
• The third deck emphasizes the concept of what letter comes “before”.
• The final deck emphasizes the hardest concept, what letters come “before and after.The deck of cards helps with letter speed and proficiency in letter recognition, naming letter, and sequence of the letters. This skill will help the students in using alphabetical order and dictionary skill.