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 the earliest reading words. Suitable for children age 4 to 6, this resource also provides ample practice reading simple regular alphabet words.
- Includes activities for both single word and sentence reading.
- Includes 10 game variations for the game boards.
- Includes explicit instructions on the cards and game boards.
- 78 x Single Word Reading Colour Cards
- 42 x Sentence Reading Colour Cards
- 2 x A3 Colour Game Boards
4 Year Old Comprehension Questions Progress Check
A screen of comprehension ability.
The Comprehension Questions screens can be used to assess a child’s progress with the comprehension programs or to allow for identification of areas of weakness
Maximising literacy development within the Junior Primary
At PLD we advocate for a strong junior primary process, in which the connections between classrooms and year levels is well organised. Most students require three consecutive strong years of learning in the junior primary to set them up for entry into the ‘content’ curriculum phase of their schooling. This download provides a series of […]
At PLD we advocate for a strong junior primary process, in which the connections between classrooms and year levels is well organised. Most students require
The Pathway of Pre-Literacy into Early Literacy
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
PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan
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
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Interpreting, analysing, evaluating - Reading processes - Read predictable texts, practicing phrasing and fluency and monitor meaning using concepts about print and emerging contextual, semantic grammatical and phonic knowledge
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