Whole School Phonic Sight Word Sequence Placement Screening
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.
How to present the Whole School Phonic Sight Word Sequence Placement Screening Present the screen below to each class (ideally in week 1 of Term
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, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, 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
Look Cover Say Write Check Poster
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.
- LOOK… at the sounds, or parts of the words as you read the word.
- COVER… the word. Try to see the word and all its sounds in your head.
- SAY… each sound or part of the word while revealing a finger.
- WRITE… the word in alternating colours.
- CHECK… your work.
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Synthetic phonics, vocabulary and writing activities.
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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 resource for students aged 5 to 6 to introduce early spelling. Multiple cards focus on each spelling concept and accommodate ample opportunities to rehearse. The instruction outlines three different ways to present the learning activity. Divided into 8 progressive steps, the single word spelling cards contained in this resource are: STEP 1: sh cards (Example: shed, rash, shut, cash, ship, lash) STEP 2: ch cards (Example: chug, chin, rich, chop, chat, chip) STEP 3: th cards (Example: thin, three, them, that, this, with) STEP 4: long and short oo cards (Example: moon, root, hoop, boot, book, wood) STEP 5: ee cards (Example: jeep, reef, heel, deep, feed, peep) STEP 6: ck cards (Example: lock, kick, sack, back, suck, sock) STEP 7: CCVC word cards (Example: twin, drop, plum, flag, slip, twig) STEP 8: CVCC word cards (Example: tusk, gift, gold, wind, lamp, left) This publication is mentioned within the ‘Whole School Literacy Strategy’ booklet on page 11.
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Outlining the relationship between letters and sounds.
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