Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary

Code: SAjp
Year Level: School Licenses, Year 1 & 2
$82.50 (inc. $7.50 GST)
Based on synthetic phonics and linguistic theory.

The ability to read well is a basic skill and vital to national survival (Chall 1989). However, there have been ongoing concerns regarding the poor adult literacy rates since the introduction of whole language approaches to literacy development both within Australia and internationally. In 2004 these concerns led to a National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy (NITL) here in Australia. The results, published in 2005 recognised the importance of a systematic, synthetic phonics approach to reading instruction (Bowey 2006). These findings were independently echoed in the US and UK with recommendations that teaching of reading and spelling must include a synthetic phonics approach (Dooner 2010).

As Joshi (2009) clearly outlines, one cannot teach what one does not understand, and it is therefore important that teachers understand synthetic phonics, the alphabetic code, phonological awareness and types of language and vocabulary and how these work together in the development of strong literacy skills. Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary is intended to provide a definition of synthetic phonics and related skills, an understanding of the importance of synthetic phonics, and practical suggestions for how to teach synthetic phonics within the classroom, in addition to specific spelling activities which are based on the principles of synthetic phonics and are ready to use with your students individually, within small groups or as part of whole-class activities.

 

Features:

  • Junior Primary spelling activities resource (which incorporates synthetic phonics and linguistic theory).
  • Three levels of each template aim to cater for the range in ability (i.e. delayed, average and advanced students) evident in classrooms
  • The activity templates are ready to photocopy.
  • A key resource when establishing a spelling program.
  • Assessment points are located at the base of each sheet (for students, a peer or teachers to rate task performance).
  • An ideal complement to PLD’s Phonic Sight Word Sequence.

Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary - eBook

Code: SAjpe
Year Level: School Licenses, Year 1 & 2
$65.00 (inc. $5.91 GST)
Based on synthetic phonics and linguistic theory.

The ability to read well is a basic skill and vital to national survival (Chall 1989). However, there have been ongoing concerns regarding the poor adult literacy rates since the introduction of whole language approaches to literacy development both within Australia and internationally. In 2004 these concerns led to a National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy (NITL) here in Australia. The results, published in 2005 recognised the importance of a systematic, synthetic phonics approach to reading instruction (Bowey 2006). These findings were independently echoed in the US and UK with recommendations that teaching of reading and spelling must include a synthetic phonics approach (Dooner 2010).

As Joshi (2009) clearly outlines, one cannot teach what one does not understand, and it is therefore important that teachers understand synthetic phonics, the alphabetic code, phonological awareness and types of language and vocabulary and how these work together in the development of strong literacy skills. Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary is intended to provide a definition of synthetic phonics and related skills, an understanding of the importance of synthetic phonics, and practical suggestions for how to teach synthetic phonics within the classroom, in addition to specific spelling activities which are based on the principles of synthetic phonics and are ready to use with your students individually, within small groups or as part of whole-class activities.

 

Features:

  • Junior Primary spelling activities resource (which incorporates synthetic phonics and linguistic theory).
  • Three levels of each template aim to cater for the range in ability (i.e. delayed, average and advanced students) evident in classrooms
  • The activity templates are ready to photocopy.
  • A key resource when establishing a spelling program.
  • Assessment points are located at the base of each sheet (for students, a peer or teachers to rate task performance).
  • An ideal complement to PLD’s Phonic Sight Word Sequence.

Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary – School License

Code: SAjpes (School License)
Year Level: School Licenses, Year 1 & 2
$206.25 / year (inc. $18.75 GST)
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This is a PLD School License resource By purchasing this license, this program will be accessible as a digital flipbook that will be stored in your secure account on the PLD website. The program will be accessible as a digital flipbook that teachers can access on any device for as long as the license is active. A School Licence is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and can be shared with all staff employed at the school. We highly recommend that either the Principal, Deputy Principal or a member of the admin team purchase the School Licence in order to manage the account and its users. For more information, visit our School Licence FAQ.

Based on synthetic phonics and linguistic theory.

The ability to read well is a basic skill and vital to national survival (Chall 1989). However, there have been ongoing concerns regarding the poor adult literacy rates since the introduction of whole language approaches to literacy development both within Australia and internationally. In 2004 these concerns led to a National Inquiry into the Teaching of Literacy (NITL) here in Australia. The results, published in 2005 recognised the importance of a systematic, synthetic phonics approach to reading instruction (Bowey 2006). These findings were independently echoed in the US and UK with recommendations that teaching of reading and spelling must include a synthetic phonics approach (Dooner 2010).

As Joshi (2009) clearly outlines, one cannot teach what one does not understand, and it is therefore important that teachers understand synthetic phonics, the alphabetic code, phonological awareness and types of language and vocabulary and how these work together in the development of strong literacy skills. Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary is intended to provide a definition of synthetic phonics and related skills, an understanding of the importance of synthetic phonics, and practical suggestions for how to teach synthetic phonics within the classroom, in addition to specific spelling activities which are based on the principles of synthetic phonics and are ready to use with your students individually, within small groups or as part of whole-class activities.

Features:

Junior Primary spelling activities resource (which incorporates synthetic phonics and linguistic theory).
Three levels of each template aim to cater for the range in ability (i.e. delayed, average and advanced students) evident in classrooms
The activity templates are ready to photocopy.
A key resource when establishing a spelling program.
Assessment points are located at the base of each sheet (for students, a peer or teachers to rate task performance).
An ideal complement to PLD’s Phonic Sight Word Sequence.

National Curriculum Statement

This download outlines how PLD programs link to the ACARA National Curriculum year level content descriptions.

  • Spelling Activities for the Junior Primary
    PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum
    How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?

    In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.  

ISBN : 9781925057942
ISBN : 9781925057942

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