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Firefly Press

Letters and Sounds

$14.95

Size:
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Colour:
Workbook

Letters and Sounds Book 1 is the second step of the Letters and Sounds integrated program. It has been designed to develop the language skills associated with reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.

Letters and Sounds Book 1 aims to teach:

  • Letter/sound awareness (single letter sounds : initial, final, medial)
  • Handwriting.

In addition the following aspects of overall language development are introduced:

  • Reading readiness
  • Left to right progression
  • Alphabetical order
  • Reading words from pictures
  • Vocabulary development
  • Creative language (spoken, written)
  • Use of a dictionary
  • Rhyming (words and verse)
  • Reading (jingles, rhymes, speech).

Part One: teaches initial sound readiness, speech and pronunciation, and handwriting. Each double page contains the Alphabet Song, appropriate words and illustrations, a handwriting guide, and practise handwriting.

Part Two: teaches sound and letter awareness. It contains activities using matching sounds, initial, final and medial sounds and rhyming words.

Letters and Sounds Book 1 contains extensive teaching notes and suggestions, a student profile to use as a running record of each child's progress and check sheets.

Letters and Sounds Book 2 is the third step of the Letters and Sounds integrated program. It has been designed to develop the language skills associated with reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.

Letters and Sounds Book 2 aims to teach:

  • Handwriting
  • Letter/sound awareness (consonant blends & digraphs, selected short and long vowels).

In addition, the following aspects of overall language development are introduced:

  • Word building
  • Word recognition
  • Comprehension
  • Use of illustrations and stimulation for creative language, spoken and written
  • Blends, jingles and songs
  • Speech and pronunciation
  • Reading
  • Phonic spelling lists
  • Word families
  • Vocabulary development
  • Copy writing
  • Correct word activities
  • Read, write and draw activities.

Letters and Sounds Book 2 is divided into two parts that are taught concurrently.

Part One: teaches handwriting.

Part Two: teaches letter and sound awareness including consolidation of consonants and short vowels, consonant blends and digraphs, selected long vowels, activities and copywriting.

Letters and Sounds Book 2 contains a checklist of Word Attack skills and a Student Profile to use as a running record of each child's progress, as well as extensive teaching notes and suggestions.

Letters and Sounds Book 3 is the fourth step of the Letters and Sounds integrated program. It has been designed to develop the language skills associated with reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.

Letters and Sounds Book 3 aims to teach:

  • Handwriting,
  • Letter/sound awareness (consonant blends, long vowels, diphthongs).

In addition, the following aspects of overall language development are included:

  • Speech
  • Listening
  • Word recognition
  • Word building
  • Spelling
  • Reading
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary development
  • Creative language (spoken and written)
  • Punctuation
  • Copy writing
  • Correct word activities
  • Letters and sounds checks
  • Blends and digraphs
  • Vowels and diphthongs
  • Phonic spelling lists (vowels).

Letters and Sounds Book 3 is divided into two parts that are taught concurrently.

Part One: teaches handwriting.

Part Two: teaches Letter and Sound Awareness using activities and copywriting dealing with consonant blends, long vowels and diphthongs.

Letters and Sounds Book 3 contains a checklist of graduated Word Attack skills and a Student Profile to use as a running record of each child's progress, as well as extensive teaching notes and suggestions.