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 quickly established and class specific content can be devised. This best selling resource covers Foundation all the way through to Year 6 and provides teachers and parents with:
- A structured whole-school scope and sequence for primary schools, outlining phonic concepts, spelling rules, morphology, reading and spelling words, sight words and assessments.
- Termly reviews are provided for establishing the range in ability, for reviewing progress and for measurable data.
- Stages 1, 2 and 3 primarily outline structured synthetic phonics content along with common bound morpheme suffixes.
- Stages 4, 5 and 6 are comprised of structured synthetic plus more sophisticated word attack spelling based upon syllables, prefixes, suffixes, and morphemes.
- Placement tests, term reviews, and short investigations when students are slow to progress are included.
- Guidelines for the explicit teaching of sight words are contained within the appendix.
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Whole Year Scope & Sequence and Assessment Schedule Overview: Early Years to Year 6
The following Early Years to Year 6 full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence outlines have been provided as a general term-by-term guide from which schools can adapt their scheduling. While some students will progress faster and some slower, these plans should be considered for the bulk of students. Screening and tracking is an […]
The following Early Years to Year 6 full year assessment schedule and scope and sequence outlines have been provided as a general term-by-term guide from
Sight word teaching and assessments for Year 1
Sight words are high frequency words that need to be learned by sight.
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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.
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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.
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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 known words.
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