Letters and Sounds Book 1 - QLD
Letters and Sounds Book 1 is the second step of the Letters and Sounds integrated program. It has been designed to develop the language skills associated with reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.
Letters and Sounds Book 1 aims to teach:
- Letter/sound awareness (single letter sounds : initial, final, medial)
In addition the following aspects of overall language development are introduced:
- Reading readiness
- Left to right progression
- Alphabetical order
- Reading words from pictures
- Vocabulary development
- Creative language (spoken, written)
- Use of a dictionary
- Rhyming (words and verse)
- Reading (jingles, rhymes, speech).
Part One: teaches initial sound readiness, speech and pronunciation, and handwriting. Each double page contains the Alphabet Song, appropriate words and illustrations, a handwriting guide, and practise handwriting.
Part Two: teaches sound and letter awareness. It contains activities using matching sounds, initial, final and medial sounds and rhyming words.
Letters and Sounds Book 1 contains extensive teaching notes and suggestions, a student profile to use as a running record of each child's progress and check sheets.
Letters and Sounds 1 Sample Pages (LS1.pdf, 318 Kb) [Download]