Welcome to Unit 2 of the PHONICS4Reading program! This program is designed to help students go from “learning to read,” to “reading to learn.” This phonics program provides year-long practice through interactive hands-on activities. This is UNIT 2: Short Vowels.
What Standards & Skills will be Covered in this Unit?
★ Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequence of letters.
★ Blend and segment sounds in single-syllable words.
★ Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (CVC) words.
★ Know and apply phonic and word analysis in decoding words.
★ Associate the short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
★ Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes).
★ Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
★ Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
What Is Included in this Unit?
Be sure to download the PREVIEW file so you can see pictures and more information about all of these components.
★Phonics Readers: Easy books that focus on short vowels (a,e,i,o,u), cvc words, & word families.
★Activity Centers: Hands-on activity centers that provide for skill mastery, and are standard-aligned.
★Fluency Strips: Half-sheets that students can practice over & over again for short vowel phonics fluency.
★Flip-It Cards: Interactive phonics cards attached to book rings that give students specific practice in consonant/vowel blends, cvc words, & word families.
★Fill-It-In Mats: Mats that students will “fill-in,” for cvc words & consonant/vowel blends.
★Flash Card Sticks: Flash cards attached to craft sticks for cvc words & consonant/vowel blends.
★Build-It Strips: Strips for “building” cvc words.