Early Years Pre-Literacy ScreeningThe Pre-Literacy Screens have been designed to profile the acquisition of core literacy precursor skills that will impact later reading, spelling and phonic development.
The screen focuses on two main skills: 1. Phonological Awareness: the ability to attend to the phonological structure or sound structure of words. 2. Alphabetic
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
Ages and Stages of Literacy Development – Ages 3 – 12A 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 Whole School Literacy PlanThe 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
Phonic Charts – Stage 1 - eBook
As of July 2021, the sound charts are only available as an eBook.
The hard copy resource has been replaced by sound wall charts for Foundation and Year 1.
Representing the phonic and sound structure of words for students aged 5-7 years.
Decoding and spelling is dependent upon phonics and ‘sounding out’ (or phonological awareness) processes. The colour coding process adopted in the charts highlights the focus phonic patterns along with the sound structure contained within the words.
Phonic Charts – Stage 1 contains 18 cards that are recommended for 5-7-year-olds focusing on the following sounds: sh, ch, th, oo (short), oo (long), ee, ck, ing, ay, ar, or, er, ai, oi, oy, all, wh, qu
- The charts can be utilised for the purpose of display or as flash cards.
- Extend phonic knowledge, whilst highlighting the sound structure and the vocabulary nature of the words.
- Writing is supported when students have access to environmental print, which consolidates concepts covered.
- Each set of charts is based directly upon the PLD’s Phonic & sight word sequence
This resource is mentioned in the Foundation Teaching Sequence Manual on page 12.
Other phonic posters, available in print or as eBooks, in this series:
- Alphabet Sound Charts – Foundation Font
- Phonic Charts – Stage 2
- Phonic Charts – Stage 3
- Phonic Charts – Stage 4
Phonic Charts – Stage 1 – School License
School licensing options are currently being developed to allow schools to share products with staff electronically (e.g. saved on servers or accessible within online platforms) and will be available soon. If you would like to be notified when this offering is available, please express your interest here.
National Curriculum Statement
This download outlines how PLD programs link to the ACARA National Curriculum year level content descriptions.
PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National CurriculumHow 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.
Copyright: PLD printed materials belong solely to the authorised purchaser and may not be shared with colleagues, parents or anyone else. PLD printed materials can not be uploaded to school servers, intranets or online platforms. A quick FAQ on how you can and can't use PLD printed materials can be found HERE.
Copyright: For copyright purposes, every page of the PLD eBooks will be stamped with the name & email address provided by the purchaser at the time of order. PLD ebooks belong solely to the purchaser and may not be shared with colleagues, parents or anyone else. PLD eBooks can not be uploaded to school servers, intranets or online platforms. Schools wishing to license PLD eBooks can contact us HERE.
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