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  • Ultimate Early Years PLD Starter Pack
    $764.48 $649.80
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    The essential resources you need for Early Years Literacy, Oral Language and Movement and Motor.

    The Early Years (Ages 3 & 4) are a significant period in a child’s development. Here at PLD, we believe that it is essential for

  • Essential Early Years Literacy Starter Pack
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    An Early Years Literacy essential resource bundle for teachers and parents.

    By the end of the Early Years the average child should have strong initial sound (or phoneme) awareness, knowledge of at least half of the

  • Essential Early Years Oral Language Starter Pack
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    A complete Oral Langage resource bundle for Early Years parents and teachers.

    In the Early Years, vocabularies are growing daily, sentences are becoming longer and the children’s sense of wonder about the world around them grows. As

  • Essential Early Years Movement and Motor Starter Pack
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    Essential Movement and Motor resources for Early Years students

    Looking for the teacher resources that PLD believes are key to Early Years Movement and Motor success? Then look no further, we have bundled our

  • Whole School Literacy Strategy Assessment Schedule 2020
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    Screening is a PLD area of strength. For each age range, we have a collection of non-standardised screening tools that are available within our programs and for download. Use this assessment schedule to refine your whole school literacy strategy or plan your literacy classroom assessments.

    Most of the screening tools mentioned in this 2020 Literacy downloadable assessment schedule can be downloaded directly from the Screening Tools section of our website

  • Difficulty learning the alphabet
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    Children require an awareness of the small or individual sounds at the beginning of words in order to be in a good position to start learning the alphabet sounds.

    Why? When children are able to ‘hear’ and ‘say’ the initial sounds in words only then does the alphabet sound system make sense. This does

  • Letter Formation for Little People – Foundation Font – Step...
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    An early childhood approach to instructing letter formation in FOUNDATION FONT.

    Handwriting is fundamental to literacy. Once children have mastered the essential pre-writing patterns, they are ready to start learning correct letter formation. Getting body posture

  • Letter Formation for Little People – Cursive Font
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    An early childhood approach to instructing letter formation.

    Letter Formation For Little People is a valuable resource for teachers in the early education setting. It is a unique program which details an initial introduction to

  • Alphabet sound charts (Cursive Font)
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    Classroom display charts or flash cards focused upon the alphabet sounds.

    Designed by a Speech Pathologist for use in schools and the home, this sets of charts in Cursive Font illustrates the alphabet sounds and the

  • Pre-literacy Flip Books
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    Pre-literacy Flip Books

    Are you looking for an explicit time-efficient way to teach segmenting CVC words, blending onset and rime, blending three phonemes and alphabet phonics concepts? Then look no further, we have the complete no-preparation resource for you. Ideal for Foundation and Early Years children, this compilation of bestselling early phonics flip books into a cost effective […]

    Are you looking for an explicit time-efficient way to teach segmenting CVC words, blending onset and rime, blending three phonemes and alphabet phonics concepts? Then

  • Learning to Blend Onset and Rime
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    A phonemic awareness (onset and rime) blending program, designed to prepare children for reading.

    Phonological awareness (and more specifically phonemic awareness) appears to unlock the mystery of word recognition and spelling. Once a child is conscious of the sounds

  • Vocabulary and syllable time – Set 2
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    Phonological awareness training with semantic categories.

    Vocabulary and syllable time – Set 2 for children aged 3-4 was developed by a speech pathologist for teachers and parents. The short sessions are

  • Vocabulary and syllable time – Set 1
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    Phonological awareness training with semantic categories.

    Vocabulary and syllable time – Set 1 for children aged 3-4 was developed by a speech pathologist for teachers and parents. The short sessions are

  • Reading race 1a – cvc words
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    Reading Race 1a: CVC words is the first in the four-game ‘Reading Race’ series of reading apps from PLD Literacy & Learning. This fun educational game app was designed for children between the ages of 4 and 6.

    CVC words or consonant-vowel-consonant words are simple three-letter words such as mat, dog and sit.

    This one player game gives children an opportunity to start sounding out simple CVC words in a sequential, intuitive synthetic phonics manner. Children will get

  • Alphabet Finger Tracing and Rainbow Writing
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    Learning how to form lower case alphabet sounds with scripted verbal ques.

    Students require alphabetic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to read, spell and write. However, rather than letter naming ability, letter

  • Semantics program for Early Years & Foundation – Full Set
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    Designed by speech pathologists for children in the early years, each book contains short 5 and 10-minute tasks created to explicitly explore the realm of semantics. The colourful pictures are engaging and educational. This bundle of Semantics resources, ideal for Early Years and Foundation students contains: Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 1 Semantic Scenes […]

    Designed by speech pathologists for children in the early years, each book contains short 5 and 10-minute tasks created to explicitly explore the realm of

  • Wikki Stix – Bulk pack b192
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    Wikki Stix, Bulk Pak

    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade nontoxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they stick

  • Wikki stix, primary pak
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    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade non toxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they

  • Wikki stix, neon pak
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    Wikki Stix, Neon Pak

    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade non toxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they

  • Activity Retells for 3 to 5 Year Olds
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    Developing language within the early years

    Narrative skills can be a challenge for children to master, but Activity Retells for 3 – 5 year olds is designed to make the journey

  • Narrative structure for 6 to 8 year olds
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    Narrative Structure for 6 to 8 Year Olds

    An A4 card set for helping 6 to 8-year-old children to start expressing themselves verbally and in writing

    The card set explicitly outlines the components of a basic narrative: a beginning, a problem, characters thoughts and feelings, multiple events, an ending and finally

  • Preparing for the alphabet
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    Beginning sound awareness: a phonemic awareness program

    Preparing for the alphabet is designed for students aged 4 to 5 and sets about the basics required for pre-literacy. The explicit 5 minute sessions

  • Comprehension Questions for 3 Year Olds
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    A home or school picture book program for 3 year olds. 

    From the age of two, children should have a vocabulary of approximately 50 words and a sentence length of 2 to 3 words. Put simply,

  • Comprehension Questions for 4 Year Olds
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    A home or school picture book program for 4 Year Old students. 

    The aim of Comprehension Questions for 4 Year olds is to train parents and teachers to ask developmentally appropriate questions and to evaluate the quality

  • Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 1
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    The range of motor skills that support handwriting in Early Years students.

    Early childhood education is a critical time for consolidating the fine motor skills necessary for efficient pencil grasp, developing good strong habits for directionality and

  • Developing News Telling and Narrative Skills For 4 Year Olds
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    Oral langage preparation for writing including show and tell, activity retells & news telling.

    Initially, all four-year-olds will require support with activity retells. However if after a period of teaching they appear anxious or produce inadequate information then they

  • Pre-writing patterns
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    Preparing children for letter formation

    Throughout the Early Years, children are encouraged to participate in a range of fine motor activities that develop: their manipulative skills a dominant hand the

  • 4 year old Fine and Gross Motor Developmental Milestones
    4 Year Old Fine & Gross Motor Developmental Milestones

    A poster designed to promote awareness of early fine and gross motor skill developmental milestones in 4 Year Olds.

    Designed by Occupational Therapists this resource promotes awareness of early motor developmental milestones. The poster outlines: What children be able to do with their body.

  • Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens
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    Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens

    Profiling the precursors of pre-literacy, early reading, and spelling.

    The aim of Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens for 4 to 8 year old students is to provide time-efficient screening options that track junior primary skills

  • Speech Development Screen
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    A simple articulation screen for teachers and parents.

      Designed by Speech Pathologists for use in early childhood centres, schools and the home. The screen is quick and simple to administer. The screen

  • Developing Cutting Skills Step 1, 2 and 3
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    Developing Cutting Skills Stage 1-3 is a program for 3 to 6 year-olds focused on developing scissor and cutting skills

    Developing Cutting Skills (Stages 1–3) is one of a series of two books created by occupational therapists and teachers to support the development of cutting

  • 10 Minute Language Games – Set 1
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    Developing vocabulary and the ability to speak in sentences.

    Designed by speech pathologists for teachers and parents, 10 Minute Language Games – Set 1 for 3 to 5 year olds presents numerous short fast

  • Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 1
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    A school-based or home-based program designed to equip teachers and parents of 3-4 year old children with activities that will develop semantic knowledge.

    Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 1 is designed to equip teachers and parents of 3-4 year old children with activities that will develop semantic

  • Picture Book Retelling – Step 1
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    Developing oral narrative skills for later writing & comprehension.

    Picture Book Retelling Step 1, is a teaching resource that attempts to break down early picture book retelling skills into simple sequential steps for teachers

  • Pre-writing patterns – write on posters
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    Pre-Writing Patterns - Write On Posters

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. These double sided wipe on wipe off A3 reusable posters can be used with white board markers as a wall poster, on an easel or table.

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. These double sided wipe on wipe off A3 reusable posters

  • Pre-writing patterns – workbook
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    Pre-Writing Patterns - Workbook

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. The 64 page workbook presents a simple, systematic and fun approach to teaching letter foundation skills.

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. The 64 page workbook presents a simple, systematic and fun

  • Alphabet the Multi Sensory Way – Foundation Font
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    A program for 4-6 year olds, incorporating stage 1 phonic concepts.

    Students require alphabetic and phonic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to read, spell and write. However, rather than letter naming

  • Alphabet sound charts – Foundation Font
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    A multi-sensory approach to learning alphabet sounds through listening, seeing and saying.

    Children require knowledge of the alphabet in order to learn to read, spell and write. Alphabet sound knowledge is the key to early literacy learning,

  • Alphabet Desk Mats for The Early Years – Cursive Font
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    Alphabet Desk Mats For The Early Years

    Alphabet support for the Early Years.

    Designed by Speech Pathologists and educators, Alphabet Desk Mats have been designed for children aged 3-5 years old to support early writing efforts. They are

  • Observation Checklist for Hand Preference
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    Help your students establish a dominant hand.

    Research suggests that the majority of children show a hand preference by 3 years of age, however, some children actually establish dominance as late as

  • The Pathway of Pre-Literacy into Early Literacy
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    Schools will have literacy results maximized over the long-term when they systematically plan how students progress from pre-literacy (or emergent literacy skills) into their early literacy skills. The two primary areas that will facilitate a smooth transition into early reading and spelling are: Phonemic awareness (and specifically blending for early reading and segmentation for early […]

    Schools will have literacy results maximized over the long-term when they systematically plan how students progress from pre-literacy (or emergent literacy skills) into their early

  • Recommended Speech and Language Development posters and sheets for ages...
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    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language development milestones for children within the early years (0 to 3 years of age). Includes tips for home and causes for concern. Click to download separate milestone lists below.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide a list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Fine and Gross Motor Development – Ages 4 and 5
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    This fine and gross motor development milestone poster/sheet for 4 and 5 year old children outlines tips for home and causes for concern.

    Designed by Occupational Therapists this resource promotes awareness of early motor developmental milestones. The sheet outlines: What children be able to do with their body.

  • Recommended picture books to read to 0 to 4 year...
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    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills.   Additional recommended readings: Why read your child’s favourite books over and over? Read to your child, even after […]

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists

  • Early Years Language, Literacy & Motor Milestones
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    A booklet that provides an overview of language, literacy and motor milestones for children in the early years (3 and 4 year olds). Tips for home and causes for concern are also outlined. The booklet can be photocopied back to back and then folded in half to provide a compact reference.

    Three and four year olds approach the world with great curiosity and a desire to explore. As a result, this age range is considered to

  • Phases of Writing Development Ages 3 to 5
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    A milestone and information sheet which identifies the four phases of writing development. It includes age related examples.

    Just as children make many “mistakes” or approximations as they learn to talk, the development of writing skills is also a process. At each phase

  • Getting Ready for Writing (Pre-Writing Patterns) Factsheet
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    A sheet which identifies the six basic (Pre-Writing) patterns that form the basis of all alphabet letters.

    Throughout the early years, children are encouraged to participate in a range of fine motor activities that develop: their manipulative skills a dominant hand the

  • A Whole School Approach to Developing Narrative Skills
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    An information sheet outlining a step by step, whole school approach to developing narrative skills using PLD’s programs.

    Research focused on narrative ability has repeatedly reported a correlation between literacy and academic achievement. Narrative training programs have also been shown to produce positive

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones – 18 months old
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    A fact sheet which details speech and language developmental milestones for 18 month olds.

    Tips for Home Talk to your child and tell them what you are doing. When they say a word copy them to let them know

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones – 12 months old
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    A fact sheet which details speech and language developmental milestones for 12 month olds.

    Tips for Home Talk to your child all the time. Talk about what you are doing, what you have done and what you are about

  • Speech & language development milestones – 6 months old
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    A fact sheet which details speech and language developmental milestones for 6 month olds.

    Tips for Home • Talk to your child all the time. Talk about what you are doing, what you have done and what you are

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones – 4 years old
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    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 4 year olds.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones – 3 years old
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    A fact sheet which details speech and language developmental milestones for 3 year olds.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones – 2 years old
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    A fact sheet which details the speech and language developmental milestones for 2 year olds.

    Tips for Home • Read regularly to them. • Sing songs together. • Explain why you/they can and can’t do things, eg: “Mummy is tall

  • Am I ready to handwrite?
    Am I ready to Handwrite?

    Am I ready to handwrite is a poster providing solid introduction to the beginning of handwriting

    Ideal for student and teacher reference, this poster is designed to provide explicit instruction on the following: Letter formation and size Letter placement Reminders of

  • Listen A3 poster
    Listen A3 Poster

    To Create A Good Speaking And Listening Environment

    Brainstorm with students what makes a good listener and speaker. Have a reward system that promotes good listening and speaking behaviours in the classroom. Give

  • Speak A3 poster
    Speak A3 Poster

    To Create A Good Speaking And Listening Environment

    Brainstorm with students what makes a good listener and speaker. Have a reward system that promotes good listening and speaking behaviours in the classroom. Give

  • Oral Language Concept Development – Ages 3 – 6
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    A milestone and information sheet which outlines the timeline for developing oral language concepts in children aged 2 to 6 years.

    A downloadable poster covering the oral language developmental stages from aged 2 through to age 6. See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Speech Sound Development Posters and Sheets – Ages 3 to...
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    The milestone poster/sheet details the age related milestones for speech sound development in children aged 3 to 8 years.

    Many parents, early childhood workers and teachers will wonder if a child speech is normal. Most children’s speech becomes clearer gradually as they hear and

  • Language Literacy Link
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    A information sheet explaining the importance of targeting BOTH language based literacy (or oral language skills) and print based literacy skills (i.e. alphabetic, phonic, spelling and decoding ability) for the development of interpretative reading and writing skills.

    Too often parents and educators associate early literacy success with alphabetic and sight word knowledge. A little later on in a child’s development literacy is

  • Developing Cutting Skills Milestones – Ages 3 – 6
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    A milestone sheet which identifies age based norms for developing cutting skills in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    Over a period of several years, children progress through several steps when learning to cut with scissors. Step 1 – Children learn to hold scissors

  • Pencil Grip and Drawing Skills – Ages 1 – 6
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    These milestone and information sheets identify the age related milestones for hand function, pencil grip (grasp) and drawing skills in children aged 1 to 6 years. They present images of good and NOT good pencil grip and also outline hints for making good pencil grip easier.

    When children irst begin to draw using crayons, pencils or brushes they use a dagger grasp. In a natural developmental sequence they will hold the

  • Which Paper and Pencils to use with Early Writers?
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    A fact sheet which identifies a methodical stage-based sequence to identifying the types of paper and pencils to use with early writers.

    There is no research or evidence currently available to help us determine which type of paper to use and when. Children who are competent writers

  • Ages and Stages of Literacy Development – Ages 3 –...
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    A fact sheet which identifies age related milestones for literacy development in children from 3 years of age. Included are decoding and spelling skill checklists for Stage 1 (or Year 1) through to Stage 5 (or Year 5).

    Many parents wonder if their child’s reading skills are developing at the normal rate. While there are individual differences, there is a general progression of

  • Correct Pencil Grip
    Correct Pencil Grip Free Fact Sheet

    A downloadable fact sheet with large illustrations and helpful tips of good pencil grip for left and right hand students.

    What makes pencil grip easier? • Big pieces of paper. • Big crayons, brushes and markers (larger tools ensure children use the right muscles and

  • PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan
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    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, motor and oral language resources during the Early Years, Foundation Year, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When

  • Key Areas That Maximise Academic Achievement
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    PLD advocates that a child is more likely to reach their full academic potential when three key areas are simultaneously developed. The information sheet summarises the three key areas:

    1) Literacy (Spelling and Decoding)

    2) Movement and Motor

    3) Oral Language

     

    What are the three areas PLD feel Maximise Academic Achievement? See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Semantic Development Milestones – Ages 3 to 6
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    A fact sheet outlining age related milestones for semantic development in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    A foldable A4 guide explaining the semantic development milestones your children should be achieving. See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Story Telling Development – Ages 2 to 7
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    A fact sheet which outlines an overview of story telling development.

    Narrative tasks (i.e. storytelling, telling news, reports) require organisation of ideas, sequencing of ideas, establishing the main idea and taking different perspectives. Children’s story telling

  • Student observations to accompany a SP referral
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    This form provides PLD’s recommended observations to accompany a referral of a student to a Speech Pathologist. It lists various observations for receptive language (understanding or comprehension), expressive language (oral language), attention, literacy skills, speech and social skills.

5 year old - All Skills

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  • Essential Foundation Movement and Motor Starter Pack
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    Two essential movement and motor resources for your Foundation students.

    Following on from the skills taught in Early Years, by the end of the Foundation Year children should be able to form all of the

  • Essential Foundation Literacy Starter Pack
    $508.56 $432.29
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    Foundation Year flip books and A4 resources for every Literacy program.

    By the end of the Foundation school year, children should be able to read and spell CVC and CCVC words and words with a range

  • Essential Foundation Oral Language Starter Pack
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    Oral language bundle of resources for news telling, oral comprehension, semantics and language games. 

    Within the Foundation Year, students should be taught how to verbalise the vocabulary for a range of semantic groups, generate sentences for writing relatively independently

  • Ultimate Foundation PLD Starter Pack
    $998.61 $848.83
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    A complete suite of resources for the Foundation Year including Oral Language, Literacy and Movement and Motor.

    This ULTIMATE Foundation Starter Pack contains all of what PLD believes to be our essential resources for the Foundation year. In this Foundation year of

  • Whole School Literacy Strategy Assessment Schedule 2020
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    Screening is a PLD area of strength. For each age range, we have a collection of non-standardised screening tools that are available within our programs and for download. Use this assessment schedule to refine your whole school literacy strategy or plan your literacy classroom assessments.

    Most of the screening tools mentioned in this 2020 Literacy downloadable assessment schedule can be downloaded directly from the Screening Tools section of our website

  • Difficulty learning the alphabet
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    Children require an awareness of the small or individual sounds at the beginning of words in order to be in a good position to start learning the alphabet sounds.

    Why? When children are able to ‘hear’ and ‘say’ the initial sounds in words only then does the alphabet sound system make sense. This does

  • Sight word teaching and assessments for Foundation
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    Sight words are high frequency words that need to be learned by sight.

    Tip #1: There is a need for better terminology and understanding. Firstly ‘sight words’ means so many things to different people. The term ‘sight words’

  • Letter Formation for Little People – Foundation Font – Step...
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    A junior primary approach to instructing letter formation in FOUNDATION FONT.

    Handwriting is fundamental to literacy. Once children have mastered the essential pre-writing patterns, they are ready to start learning correct letter formation. Getting body posture

  • Home Reader Further Practise: Set 2
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    CVC, CCVC, CVCC, CCVCC and stage 1 reading material with increased length and sight words

    At PLD we recognise that a proportion of students require decodable reading material for longer than others. This group of students may have presented at

  • Home Reader Further Practise: Set1
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    VC & CVC reading material with increased length and sight words

    At PLD we recognise that a proportion of students require decodable reading material for longer than others. This group of students may have presented at

  • Alphabet sound charts (Cursive Font)
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    Classroom display charts or flash cards focused upon the alphabet sounds.

    Designed by a Speech Pathologist for use in schools and the home, this sets of charts in Cursive Font illustrates the alphabet sounds and the

  • Home Reading Books Set 2 (CVC, CCVC & CVCC) –...
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    First Reading Books CVC, CCVC & CVCC with basic sight words, increased length and early phonic concepts

    The PLD Semester two book sets are modern and engaging while being decodable. Decodable readers present text that can be read using the decoding skills

  • Home Reading Books Set 1 (VC and CVC) – Foundation...
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    First Reading Books VC & CVC with limited basic sight words and minimal phonic concepts

    The PLD Semester one book sets are modern and engaging while being decodable. Decodable readers present text that can be read using the decoding skills

  • Targeted Group Reading Books Set 2 (CVC, CCVC & CVCC)...
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    Class Sets of CVC, CCVC & CVCC with increased length, some sight words and phonic concepts.

    The PLD Semester two targeted reading book sets are modern and engaging while being decodable. Decodable readers present text that can be read using the

  • Targeted Group Reading Books Set 1 (VC and CVC) –...
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    VC & CVC with limited basic sight words and minimal phonic concepts

    The PLD Foundation Year, Semester one Targeted Group Reading Book sets are modern and engaging while being decodable. Decodable readers present text that can be

  • First Spelling Words – Set 2
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    Introducing CVC Spelling into the early years.

    Based upon PLD’s ‘structured synthetic phonics’ (SSP) approach, designed by Speech Pathologists for teachers and parents, First Spelling Words – Set 2 is an ideal

  • Pre-literacy Flip Books
    $259.60 $220.65
    Pre-literacy Flip Books

    Are you looking for an explicit time-efficient way to teach segmenting CVC words, blending onset and rime, blending three phonemes and alphabet phonics concepts? Then look no further, we have the complete no-preparation resource for you. Ideal for Foundation and Early Years children, this compilation of bestselling early phonics flip books into a cost effective […]

    Are you looking for an explicit time-efficient way to teach segmenting CVC words, blending onset and rime, blending three phonemes and alphabet phonics concepts? Then

  • Learning to Blend Three Phonemes
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    A phonemic awareness blending program, designed to prepare children for reading.

    Phonological awareness (and more specifically phonemic awareness) appears to unlock the mystery of word recognition and spelling. Once a child is conscious of the sounds

  • Learning to Segment CVC Words
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    A phonemic awareness segmentation program, designed to prepare children for spelling.

    Phonological awareness (and more specifically phonemic awareness) appears to unlock the mystery of word recognition and spelling. Once a child is conscious of the sounds

  • Learning to Blend Onset and Rime
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    A phonemic awareness (onset and rime) blending program, designed to prepare children for reading.

    Phonological awareness (and more specifically phonemic awareness) appears to unlock the mystery of word recognition and spelling. Once a child is conscious of the sounds

  • Reading race 1a – cvc words
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    Reading Race 1a: CVC words is the first in the four-game ‘Reading Race’ series of reading apps from PLD Literacy & Learning. This fun educational game app was designed for children between the ages of 4 and 6.

    CVC words or consonant-vowel-consonant words are simple three-letter words such as mat, dog and sit.

    This one player game gives children an opportunity to start sounding out simple CVC words in a sequential, intuitive synthetic phonics manner. Children will get

  • Reading race 1b – sh, ch words
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    Reading Race 1b: sh, ch, th, oo, ee and ck words is the second in the four-game ‘Reading Race’ series of reading apps from PLD Literacy & Learning.

    A one player game designed for children between the ages of 4 and 6, this fun and engaging educational game is designed to teach a

  • Reading race 1c – ccvc and cvcc words
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    Reading Race 1c: CCVC and CVCC words is the third in the four-game ‘Reading Race’ series of reading apps from PLD Literacy & Learning.

    A one player game designed for children between the ages of 4 and 7 by Australian speech pathologist, Diana Rigg, this dynamic and engaging game

  • Alphabet Finger Tracing and Rainbow Writing
    $49.50
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    Learning how to form lower case alphabet sounds with scripted verbal ques.

    Students require alphabetic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to read, spell and write. However, rather than letter naming ability, letter

  • Semantics program for Early Years & Foundation – Full Set
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    Designed by speech pathologists for children in the early years, each book contains short 5 and 10-minute tasks created to explicitly explore the realm of semantics. The colourful pictures are engaging and educational. This bundle of Semantics resources, ideal for Early Years and Foundation students contains: Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 1 Semantic Scenes […]

    Designed by speech pathologists for children in the early years, each book contains short 5 and 10-minute tasks created to explicitly explore the realm of

  • Wikki Stix – Bulk pack b192
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    Wikki Stix, Bulk Pak

    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade nontoxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they stick

  • Wikki stix, primary pak
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    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade non toxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they

  • Wikki stix, neon pak
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    Wikki Stix, Neon Pak

    A supplementary resource suitable to use with certain PLD resources.

    Wikki Stix are made of yarn and food-grade non toxic wax. They have been manufactured in the USA for over twenty years. Slightly tacky, they

  • Teaching the First 25 Sight Words
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    Flash cards, games, assessments and display.

    Designed by a speech pathologist, Teaching the First 25 Sight Words for 4 to 6 year olds, contains four explicit instruction strategies and methods for

  • Spell star 1a – cvc words
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    This first app (in a set of four), is designed for students who are on the verge of spelling or who have recently started to spell CVC words. The app is most suitable for the following age groups:

    Advanced preschool children.
    Average Foundation students as they embark on the journey of learning to spell along with their peers.
    Older students who are still acquiring CVC spelling ability.

    This one player game is designed to provide early spellers with multiple opportunities to: Rehearse CVC spelling words. Extend early spelling by gradually increasing the

  • Spell star 1b – sh, ch, th, oo, ee, ck...
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    This second app (from a set of four), has been designed for students who are acquiring the ability to spell words which contain the early phonic concepts sh, ch, th, oo, ee and ck. The app is most suitable for the following age groups:

    Year 1 students as they embark on the journey of learning to spell along with their peers.
    Older students who are still acquiring the ability to spell words containing the phonic concepts sh, ch, th, oo, ee and ck.

    This one player game is designed to provide early spellers with multiple opportunities to: Rehearse spelling words containing the phonic concepts sh, ch, th, oo,

  • Spell star 1c – ccvc and cvcc words
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    This third app (from a set of four), has been designed for students who are working towards acquiring words with double consonants at the start of words (e.g. st, br, sm, tr) and at the end of words (e.g. mp, nt, ld, ft). CCVC stands for consonant-consonant-vowel-consonant words.

    The app is most suitable for the following groups:

    Year 1 students as they embark on the journey of learning to spell along with their peers.
    Older students who are still acquiring the ability to spell with double consonants.

    This one player game is designed to provide early spellers with multiple opportunities to: Rehearse CCVC and CVCC spelling words. Extend early spelling by gradually

  • First Writing Activities
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    Introducing writing tasks into the early childhood years.

    At this early stage of writing development, it is accepted that a student’s oral language ability will exceed their writing ability. It is therefore expected

  • Two Player Reading 1a – cvc words
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    This first app (from set of four) has been designed for those students on the verge of reading or who have recently started reading. It is an excellent supplement to early reading books, flash cards and reading games.

    CVC words include words such as run, hot, hat and cap. CVC stands for consonant-vowel-consonant.

    The App is most suitable for the following age groups:

    Advanced Kindergarten/Pre-School children
    Average Pre-Primary/Foundation students (as they start to embark on their new National Curriculum goals of learning to read prior to Year 1).
    Poor readers from Year 1, who are still operating at a CVC level.

    This two player game is designed to provide early readers with multiple opportunities to: Rehearse and automate their CVC single word reading skills. Extend single

  • Two Player Reading 1b – sh, ch, th, oo, ee,...
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    This second app (from a set of four) has been designed for students learning to read words containing the early phonic concepts: sh, ch, th, oo, ee and ck. It is an excellent supplement to early reading books, flash cards and reading games.

    The app is most suitable for the following age groups:

    Advanced Kindergarten/Pre-School children
    Average Pre-Primary/Foundation students (as they start to embark on their new National Curriculum goals of learning to read prior to Year 1).
    Older students who are still learning to read words containing the phonic concepts sh, ch, th, oo, ee and ck.

    This two player game is designed to provide early readers with multiple opportunities to: Rehearse and automate their single word reading skills. Extend single word

  • Two Player Reading 1c – ccvc and cvcc words
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    The third app (from a set of four), 1c: CCVC and CVCC words is an innovative two player early literacy game designed by Diana Rigg a renowned Australian Speech Pathologist and Educator. One of the few genuine phonics based activities perfect for early childhood classrooms.

    This two player game is designed to provide early readers with multiple opportunities: To rehearse their decoding and single word reading skills. To extend decoding

  • Two Player Reading 1d – ar, or, ai, ay, oi...
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    This final app (from a set of four) has been designed for students learning to read words containing the phonic concepts: ar, or, ai, ay and oi. It is an excellent supplement to early reading books, flash cards and reading games.

    The App is most suitable for the following age groups:

    Year 1 students as they embark on the journey of learning to read along with their peers.
    Older students who are still acquiring the ability to read words which contain the early phonic concepts ar, or, ai, ay and oi.

    This two player game is designed to provide early readers with multiple opportunities: To rehearse their decoding and single word reading skills. To extend their

  • Teach a child to SPELL in 3 simple steps
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    A program for 4 to 6 year olds that outlines 3 simple steps to initiate early spelling skills.

    Children require alphabetic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to spell. However, rather than letter naming ability, alphabet sound knowledge is

  • Activity Retells for 3 to 5 Year Olds
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    Developing language within the early years

    Narrative skills can be a challenge for children to master, but Activity Retells for 3 – 5 year olds is designed to make the journey

  • Alphabet Letter Sounds
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    An instruction manual (with games and worksheets) targeting letter sounds and letter formation for 4 to 6 year olds.

    Children require knowledge of the alphabet in order to learn to read, spell and write. Designed by Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists, Alphabet sound knowledge

  • Phonic and Sight Word Sequence
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    Outlining the relationship between letters and sounds.

    By middle and upper primary, classes typically have a huge range in ability levels. Using the placement tests in Phonic and Sight Word Sequence levels are

  • Decoding and Spelling Games – Stage 1
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    A program to develop single word decoding and spelling skills for students operating at Stage 1. Games and tasks for targeted small groups and home programs.

    Over time children become more efficient in a visual and an auditory sense. For example rather than decoding the word ‘teeth’ in three parts the

  • First Reading Words
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    A program for 4 to 6 year olds that introduces CVC reading into the early years.

    Designed by a Speech Pathologist for use in schools and the home, First Reading Words presents a progressive approach to decoding (or “sounding-out”) some of

  • First Spelling Words – Set 1
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    A program for 5 to 6 year olds that introduces CVC word spelling with phonics into the early years.

    Designed by Speech Pathologists for teachers and parents, First Spelling Words – Set 1 for students aged 5 to 6, includes 51 activities in three

  • Preparing for reading
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    A phonemic awareness program for 4 and 5 year olds targeting CVC blending.

    One of the most significant pre-requisites for reading, spelling and writing is phonemic awareness. Phonemic awareness is strongly associated with early literacy achievement. In Preparing

  • Preparing for spelling
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    A phonemic awareness program for 4 to 5 year olds targeting CVC segmenting.

    One of the most significant pre-requisites for reading, spelling and writing is phonemic awareness. Phonemic awareness is strongly associated with early literacy achievement. In Preparing for

  • Phonic Charts – Stage 1
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    Representing the phonic and sound structure of words for students aged 5-7 years.

    Decoding and spelling is dependent upon phonics and “sounding out” (or phonological awareness) processes. The colour coding process adopted in the charts highlights the focus

  • Phonic Desk Strips – Stage 2
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    Stage 2 - Phonic Desk Strips

    Early phonics and sight word support for writing.

    The desk strips are attractive resources for use in the school or home to assist children during early spelling and writing efforts providing: Stage 2

  • Comprehension Questions for 5 Year Olds
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    A home or school picture book program for 5 year old students.

    The aim of Comprehension Questions for 5 Year olds is to train parents and teachers to ask developmentally appropriate questions and to evaluate the quality of

  • Comprehension Questions for 5 Year Old (Copy)
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    Comprehension Questions for 5 Year Old

    A home or school picture book program.

    Designed by Speech Pathologists. Designed for use in the home or within schools. Contains a list of recommended picture books for this age group. Questions

  • Developing Cutting Skills – Stage 4
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    Cutting tasks with corners and curves.

    Developing Cutting Skills – Stage 4 is one of a series of two books created by occupational therapists and teachers to support the development of cutting

  • Phonic Dictation – Stage 1
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    Learning to apply phonic knowledge to extended writing tasks.

    What happens when the correct spelling of test words does not transfer to writing? Students often write words correctly in spelling tests but struggle when

  • Developing News Telling and Narrative Skills for 5 Year Olds
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    Developing News Telling and Narrative Skills is an instruction manual with explicit details on how to develop show and tell, activity retells and news telling for 5 year olds

    As children enter school as five-year-olds they continue to make the steps that move them from conversations to literate language. This can be a daunting

  • Preparing children for handwriting – Step 2
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    The range of motor skills that support handwriting.

    Early childhood education is a critical time for consolidating the fine motor skills necessary for efficient pencil grasp, developing good strong habits for directionality and pre-writing

  • Pre-writing patterns
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    Preparing children for letter formation

    Throughout the Early Years, children are encouraged to participate in a range of fine motor activities that develop: their manipulative skills a dominant hand the

  • 5 year old Fine and Gross Motor Developmental Milestones
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    5 Year Old Fine & Gross Motor Developmental Milestones

    A poster designed to promote the awareness of early developmental milestones for 5 year olds.

    Designed by Occupational Therapists this resource promotes awareness of early motor developmental milestones. The poster outlines: What children be able to do with their body.

  • Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens
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    Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens

    Profiling the precursors of pre-literacy, early reading, and spelling.

    The aim of Pre-Literacy and Early Literacy Screens for 4 to 8 year old students is to provide time-efficient screening options that track junior primary skills

  • Speech Development Screen
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    A simple articulation screen for teachers and parents.

      Designed by Speech Pathologists for use in early childhood centres, schools and the home. The screen is quick and simple to administer. The screen

  • Teach a child to READ in 3 simple steps
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    A program for 4 to 6 year olds that outlines 3 simple steps to initiate early reading skills.

    Children require alphabetic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to read and spell. However, rather than letter naming ability, alphabet sound

  • 10 Minute Language Games – Set 2
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    Developing vocabulary and the ability to speak in sentences.

    Designed by speech pathologists for teachers and parents, 10 Minute Language Games – Set 2 for 4 to 6 year olds presents numerous short fast

  • Picture Book Retelling – Step 2
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    Developing oral narrative skills for later writing & comprehension.

    Picture Book Retelling Step 2, is a teaching resource that attempts to break down early picture book retelling skills into simple sequential steps for teachers

  • Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 2
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    A school or home based program designed to equip teachers and parents of 5-6 year old children with activities that will develop semantic knowledge.

    Semantic Scenes and Questioning – Set 2 is designed to equip teachers and parents of 5-6 year old children with activities that will develop semantic knowledge.

  • Phonic Bingo Games – Stage 1
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    Facilitating reading skill development through repeated practise. 

    At PLD, we believe the early attainment of decoding skill is important because this early skill accurately predicts later skills in the areas of word

  • Pre-writing patterns – write on posters
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    Pre-Writing Patterns - Write On Posters

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. These double sided wipe on wipe off A3 reusable posters can be used with white board markers as a wall poster, on an easel or table.

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. These double sided wipe on wipe off A3 reusable posters

  • Pre-writing patterns – workbook
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    Pre-Writing Patterns - Workbook

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. The 64 page workbook presents a simple, systematic and fun approach to teaching letter foundation skills.

    Pre-writing patterns form the basis of all alphabet letters and prepare children for letter formation. The 64 page workbook presents a simple, systematic and fun

  • Alphabet the Multi Sensory Way – Foundation Font
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    A program for 4-6 year olds, incorporating stage 1 phonic concepts.

    Students require alphabetic and phonic knowledge in order to embark on the process of learning to read, spell and write. However, rather than letter naming

  • Alphabet sound charts – Foundation Font
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    A multi-sensory approach to learning alphabet sounds through listening, seeing and saying.

    Children require knowledge of the alphabet in order to learn to read, spell and write. Alphabet sound knowledge is the key to early literacy learning,

  • Alphabet Desk Mats for The Early Years – Cursive Font
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    Alphabet Desk Mats For The Early Years

    Alphabet support for the Early Years.

    Designed by Speech Pathologists and educators, Alphabet Desk Mats have been designed for children aged 3-5 years old to support early writing efforts. They are

  • Phonic Desk Strips – Stage 1 – Foundation Font
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    Early phonics support for early writing.

    The desk strips are attractive resources for use in the school or home to assist children during early spelling and writing efforts providing: Stage 1

  • Alphabet Desk Strips – Foundation Font
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    Alphabet support for early writers.

    The desk strips are attractive resources for use in the school or home to assist children during early spelling and writing efforts providing: Letter starting

  • Observation Checklist for Hand Preference
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    Help your students establish a dominant hand.

    Research suggests that the majority of children show a hand preference by 3 years of age, however, some children actually establish dominance as late as

  • The 2019/20 Phonic & Sight Word Sequence Placement Test
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    The Phonic Sight Word Sequence placement test, is designed to very quickly establish the range in ability within a class, and provide the stages or levels for which explicit, structured teaching is required.

    Furthermore, the class profile data can easily be plotted on excel or Google sheets. Upon request, these school tracking sheets can be supplied free of

  • The Pathway of Pre-Literacy into Early Literacy
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    Schools will have literacy results maximized over the long-term when they systematically plan how students progress from pre-literacy (or emergent literacy skills) into their early literacy skills. The two primary areas that will facilitate a smooth transition into early reading and spelling are: Phonemic awareness (and specifically blending for early reading and segmentation for early […]

    Schools will have literacy results maximized over the long-term when they systematically plan how students progress from pre-literacy (or emergent literacy skills) into their early

  • Fine and Gross Motor Development – Ages 4 and 5
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    This fine and gross motor development milestone poster/sheet for 4 and 5 year old children outlines tips for home and causes for concern.

    Designed by Occupational Therapists this resource promotes awareness of early motor developmental milestones. The sheet outlines: What children be able to do with their body.

  • Look Cover Say Write Check Poster
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    Look-Cover-Say-Write-Check is a great strategy for children learning to spell.

    Download this useful spelling resource by clicking the link below. For more information on the LCSWC technique, view the video or our Learning to Spell blog.

  • Recommended picture books to read to 5 year olds
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    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills.   Additional recommended readings: Why read your child’s favourite books over and over? Read to your child, even after […]

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists

  • Foundation year Language, Literacy & Motor Milestones
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    A booklet that provides an overview of language, literacy and motor milestones for children in the foundation year (5 year olds). Tips for home and causes for concern are also outlined. The booklet can be photocopied back to back and then folded in half to provide a compact reference.

    Life at Five! The five year old is characterised by energy and imagination. They are creative problem-solvers who are very interested in how the world works

  • Phases of Writing Development Ages 3 to 5
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    A milestone and information sheet which identifies the four phases of writing development. It includes age related examples.

    Just as children make many “mistakes” or approximations as they learn to talk, the development of writing skills is also a process. At each phase

  • A Whole School Approach to Developing Narrative Skills
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    An information sheet outlining a step by step, whole school approach to developing narrative skills using PLD’s programs.

    Research focused on narrative ability has repeatedly reported a correlation between literacy and academic achievement. Narrative training programs have also been shown to produce positive

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 6...
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    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 6 year olds.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 5...
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    This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 5 year olds.

    Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide an list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages.

  • Am I ready to handwrite?
    Am I ready to Handwrite?

    Am I ready to handwrite is a poster providing solid introduction to the beginning of handwriting

    Ideal for student and teacher reference, this poster is designed to provide explicit instruction on the following: Letter formation and size Letter placement Reminders of

  • Listen A3 poster
    Listen A3 Poster

    To Create A Good Speaking And Listening Environment

    Brainstorm with students what makes a good listener and speaker. Have a reward system that promotes good listening and speaking behaviours in the classroom. Give

  • Speak A3 poster
    Speak A3 Poster

    To Create A Good Speaking And Listening Environment

    Brainstorm with students what makes a good listener and speaker. Have a reward system that promotes good listening and speaking behaviours in the classroom. Give

  • Oral Language Concept Development – Ages 3 – 6
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    A milestone and information sheet which outlines the timeline for developing oral language concepts in children aged 2 to 6 years.

    A downloadable poster covering the oral language developmental stages from aged 2 through to age 6. See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Speech Sound Development Posters and Sheets – Ages 3 to...
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    The milestone poster/sheet details the age related milestones for speech sound development in children aged 3 to 8 years.

    Many parents, early childhood workers and teachers will wonder if a child speech is normal. Most children’s speech becomes clearer gradually as they hear and

  • Language Literacy Link
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    A information sheet explaining the importance of targeting BOTH language based literacy (or oral language skills) and print based literacy skills (i.e. alphabetic, phonic, spelling and decoding ability) for the development of interpretative reading and writing skills.

    Too often parents and educators associate early literacy success with alphabetic and sight word knowledge. A little later on in a child’s development literacy is

  • Supporting the Understanding of Questions
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    A fact sheet listing observations that indicate a child is experiencing difficulties with oral news telling and narrative retelling which may constitute a potential referral to a Speech Pathologist.

    When asking a child questions it’s important to support and teach them what the question means and how you want them to answer it. If

  • Developing Cutting Skills Milestones – Ages 3 – 6
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    A milestone sheet which identifies age based norms for developing cutting skills in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    Over a period of several years, children progress through several steps when learning to cut with scissors. Step 1 – Children learn to hold scissors

  • Pencil Grip and Drawing Skills – Ages 1 – 6
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    These milestone and information sheets identify the age related milestones for hand function, pencil grip (grasp) and drawing skills in children aged 1 to 6 years. They present images of good and NOT good pencil grip and also outline hints for making good pencil grip easier.

    When children irst begin to draw using crayons, pencils or brushes they use a dagger grasp. In a natural developmental sequence they will hold the

  • Which Paper and Pencils to use with Early Writers?
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    A fact sheet which identifies a methodical stage-based sequence to identifying the types of paper and pencils to use with early writers.

    There is no research or evidence currently available to help us determine which type of paper to use and when. Children who are competent writers

  • Ages and Stages of Literacy Development – Ages 3 –...
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    A fact sheet which identifies age related milestones for literacy development in children from 3 years of age. Included are decoding and spelling skill checklists for Stage 1 (or Year 1) through to Stage 5 (or Year 5).

    Many parents wonder if their child’s reading skills are developing at the normal rate. While there are individual differences, there is a general progression of

  • Correct Pencil Grip
    Correct Pencil Grip Free Fact Sheet

    A downloadable fact sheet with large illustrations and helpful tips of good pencil grip for left and right hand students.

    What makes pencil grip easier? • Big pieces of paper. • Big crayons, brushes and markers (larger tools ensure children use the right muscles and

  • PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan
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    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, motor and oral language resources during the Early Years, Foundation Year, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When

  • Key Areas That Maximise Academic Achievement
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    PLD advocates that a child is more likely to reach their full academic potential when three key areas are simultaneously developed. The information sheet summarises the three key areas:

    1) Literacy (Spelling and Decoding)

    2) Movement and Motor

    3) Oral Language

     

    What are the three areas PLD feel Maximise Academic Achievement? See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Semantic Development Milestones – Ages 3 to 6
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    A fact sheet outlining age related milestones for semantic development in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    A foldable A4 guide explaining the semantic development milestones your children should be achieving. See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Story Telling Development – Ages 2 to 7
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    A fact sheet which outlines an overview of story telling development.

    Narrative tasks (i.e. storytelling, telling news, reports) require organisation of ideas, sequencing of ideas, establishing the main idea and taking different perspectives. Children’s story telling

  • Student observations to accompany a SP referral
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    This form provides PLD’s recommended observations to accompany a referral of a student to a Speech Pathologist. It lists various observations for receptive language (understanding or comprehension), expressive language (oral language), attention, literacy skills, speech and social skills.

  • Spelling and Decoding Skills Checklist – Stage 6
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    Checklists that outline stage (year) appropriate spelling and decoding skills for Stage 1 (or Year 1) through to Stage 5 (or Year 5). The checklists include phonics, prefixes, suffixes, homophones, sight words and misspelled words.

    See our Copyright Terms of Use at https://pld-literacy.org/help-pages/copyright-policy/.

  • Decoding and Spelling Skills Checklist – Stage 1 to 5
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    Downloadable Decoding and Spelling Skills Checklist that outlines stage (year) appropriate spelling and decoding skills for Stage 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (or Year 1-5). Click on the links to download the relevant stages. The checklists cover: Stage 1 – Year 1 Alphabet Sounds In Simple CVC Words Medial Vowels in CVC Words Phonic […]

    Downloadable Decoding and Spelling Skills Checklist that outlines stage (year) appropriate spelling and decoding skills for Stage 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (or Year

Year 1 & 2 - All Skills

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  • Essential Low Entry Year 1 and 2 Starter Pack
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    Supporting students entering Year 1 and 2 with low Literacy skills.

    When students enter Year 1 and 2 with very low literacy skills it can be very confronting for teachers. While some students can be assigned

  • Essential Year 1 Literacy Starter Pack
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    Key Literacy resources for Year 1 teachers including spelling, dictation, phonic sight words and more

    By the end of Year 1, students should have progressed from decodable reading books and be able to accurately and fluently read and spell Stage

  • Essential Year 2 Literacy Starter Pack
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    Year 2 Literacy resource bundle to reach end of year targets.

    By the end of Year 2, students should have progressed enough to accurately and fluently read and spell Stage 2 words and a percentage of

  • Essential Year 1 and 2 Oral Language Starter Pack
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    A complete Year 1 and 2, Oral Language program

    By the end of Year 1, children need to be able to: Generate complex sentences for writing Demonstrate inferential, predictive and evaluative comprehension ability Building

  • Ultimate Year 1 and 2 PLD Starter Pack
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    Every essential resource in Oral Language and Literacy for Year 1 and 2 classrooms.

    Repeated targeted practice to facilitate automatic skills. Establishing automatic and efficient skills in literacy, handwriting and oral language is a priority within Year 1 and

  • Whole School Literacy Strategy Assessment Schedule 2020
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    Screening is a PLD area of strength. For each age range, we have a collection of non-standardised screening tools that are available within our programs and for download. Use this assessment schedule to refi