Consonant Blends - Second Edition
Playing With Sounds Part 1 and 2 introduce beginners to letter sounds, give practice in handwriting, build sight word vocabulary and develop reading skills.
Consonants enables pupils to recognize and write initial, medial and final consonants, and to associate each letter with its sound(s).Vowels helps pupils to recognize and associate vowels with their sounds, and to discriminate between long and short vowel sounds.
Consonant Blends facilitates visual and written discrimination of blends and develops dictionary, spelling and vocabulary skills.
The final book, Skill-Building, consolidates the areas covered in the preceding books and develops advanced decoding, word-building and usage skills.
- Promotes the development of dictionary, spelling and vocabularyskills through a wide variety of stimulating exercises e.g. visual and written discrimination of blends
- Includes activities such as sentence and story completion, crossword puzzles, word webs, word chests, fun poems and rhymes.
Look out For:
- Helpful notes to guide the teacher on the approaches to take when teaching particular phonetic sounds
- Structured review exercises in all the books