ABC Discovery Book and Music
Item 001: Colorful, friendly little letters, with a rhyme for each, teach the letter name, its sound, its shape, and correct stroke order. A related Lesson in Living also accompanies each letter. The purpose of the ABC Discovery book is to prepare the child for reading. If you plan to teach your child to read at home, we recommend purchasing the complete kindergarten program, (Item 002, See below)
The book will be shipped by US Postal Service. The music is a download in mp3 format.
ABC Discovery Curriculum for Kindergarten
Item 002: This is a complete K Curriculum with suggestions for working with numbers, shapes and crafts. The ABC Discovery Book and Music for downloading (mp3 format) are included in it. Worksheets, Visuals, a Phonetic Reader and a Manual/Workshop complete the program.
Two of the items, the ABC Discovery Book and the Phonetic Reader, will be shipped by US Postal Service. The remaining four are to be downloaded. These are the Music, Worksheets, Visuals and the Manual/workshop.
OPTIONAL: Colored figure graphics for use on flannel or magnetic surfaces may be added to your purchase of the K curriculum. (This is recommended for group learning.) Additional Phonetic Readers may also be added to your purchase. Scroll below to see these items.
Phonics for 1st and 2nd Grades
Item 003: “Discovering the Foundations of English” – includes the two Phonics/Spelling Workbooks: “Discovery Trail” and “Fun with Letter Friends”, with their accompanying Manuals and Visuals.
The Workbooks will be sent by US Postal Service. The Manuals and Visuals are to be downloaded.
Colored Figure Graphics
Item 004: Colored figure graphics that can be printed out and used to accompany lessons A-Z. These can be adapted for use on flannel or magnetic surfaces. Also included with the graphics is the text, (stories) to tell while placing the figures on the board.
(See a demonstration of their use in the video at the bottom of the Kindergarten page.)
Additional Phonetic Readers
The first section of the Reader introduces the child to the consonant-vowel-consonant (short vowel) phonetic pattern. Hands-on activities with letter cards and a worksheet prepare the child to read each story. After ample opportunity to read and write words of this pattern have been provided, the long-vowel/silent e pattern is introduced and used in stories. Sample pages of the Reader can be seen on the Kindergarten page..
These will be shipped by US Postal Service.
Fun With Letter Friends Game
Item 005: Students discover phonetic patterns as they build words with letter tiles. – Teaching instructions are clear and simple. – Program includes CVC and CVC+e phonetic patterns, consonant blends, r-influenced words, soft C and G, vowel digraphs and more. – Program can be used to enhance any reading program, or it may be used as an activity to use in conjunction with the two Phonics/Spelling Workbooks, “Discovery Trail” and “Fun with Letter Friends”.
This will be shipped by US Postal Service.
If Workbooks are desired, please order Item 003.