This First Phonics curriculum program ensures that a child's first experiences with reading are fun and successful. Each student is given a Learning Pocket which teaches skills each student needs to learn at their level. Reproducible flashcards of numbers, lowercase and uppercase letters, phonics sound sentences, and a few simple words address a variety of learning levels. In addition, reproducible Picture Charts that emphasize sounds can be enlarged to poster size or distributed individually.
An original poem, video story, song, and vocabulary list accompany each letter, as well as a variety of art, cooking, creative writing, language arts, crafts and math projects.
There are two DVDs with all 31 video stories. These stories are from 7 minutes to 10 minutes each, so there are 4 hours of stories on these two DVDs. Each story also has a phonics game. These can be played by pausing the DVD for students to give the correct answer, or the worksheets (in the Supplement Manual) can be duplicated for each student and then used with the game. All three Users Manuals are on a CD-Rom, so everything is included to teach the whole curriculum.