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 different card templates in flip book format which increase in difficulty. Explicit instruction cards with seven recommended options for use are included with the card templates. The single word spelling cards are divided into 4 progressive steps CVC words which the resource:
STEP 1: 6 alphabet sounds s, a, t, p, i, n (cards with yellow borders)
Example: sip, tap, pin, pan, nap, tip, tin, sit, sat, pip, nip, pat.
STEP 2: 12 alphabet sounds: Step 1 plus m, r, h, e, d, c (Cards with blue borders.)
Example: net, cat, hit, hen, men, man, sad, rat, ten, map, pen, mat.
STEP 3: 18 alphabet sounds: Step 1 and 2 plus f, l, g, o, u, b (Cards with green borders.)
Example: cot, run, pot, dog, gum, log, lip, cup, bat, leg, sun, rug.
STEP 4: Basically all of the alphabet (Cards with red borders.)
Example: jug, van, jog, jet, jam, vet, wet, wig, wax, fox, win, six.
This publication is mentioned within the ‘Whole School Literacy Strategy‘ booklet on page 11.
Early Reading Profile – Foundation Year
The ‘Early Reading Profile’ presents an evidence based alternative to whole language type reading assessments.
It is a quick single word reading assessment. It presents words that gradually increase in length and phonic complexity. The progression reflects PLD’s structured synthetic
Language Literacy Link
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
Ages and Stages of Literacy Development – Ages 3 – 12
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
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
National Curriculum Statement Click to reveal
Expressing and developing ideas - Spelling - Know that spoken sounds and words can be written down using letters of the alphabet and how to write some high-frequency sight words and know words.
People also bought…
Essential Foundation Literacy Starter Pack
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
Wikki Stix – Bulk pack b192$32.50
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
Teaching the First 25 Sight Words$82.50
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
First Writing Activities$82.50
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