Phonics - Alphabet Chanting Charts
The learning of sounds and letters leading to the skills of spelling and reading.
Early childhood, kindergarten and year one teachers are again recognizing the value of rote learning for the introduction and consolidation of many basic skills. Chanting charts expose the children to auditory, visual and kinesthetic inputs to the learning process involved in acquiring knowledge of letters and sounds.
As different children use these channels of learning in different levels, it is important that all three be used in class learning.
The saying of the sound is a particularly important aspect of the learning process. It imparts a muscular memory of the sound and reinforces the visual and auditory memories.
Children chant the names of the letters of the alphabet, text with words beginning with the letter, and the basic sounds of the letters.
Children enjoy the funny texts and the cartoon animals that perform the actions of the alphabet text. The pleasing visual presentation enhances the learning experience and helps the children to master the visual and auditory aspects of the alphabet.
There are 30 charts covering all the letters of the alphabet and some blends. Different colored borders are used to draw the children’s attention to different phonic groups. (vowels - red borders, consonants - green borders and the four blends - blue borders).