Letters and Sounds Book 2 - QLD
Letters and Sounds Book 2 is the third 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 2 aims to teach:
- Letter/sound awareness (consonant blends & digraphs, selected short and long vowels).
In addition, the following aspects of overall language development are introduced:
- Word building
- Word recognition
- Use of illustrations and stimulation for creative language, spoken and written
- Blends, jingles and songs
- Speech and pronunciation
- Phonic spelling lists
- Word families
- Vocabulary development
- Copy writing
- Correct word activities
- Read, write and draw activities.
Letters and Sounds Book 2 is divided into two parts that are taught concurrently.
Part One: teaches handwriting.
Part Two: teaches letter and sound awareness including consolidation of consonants and short vowels, consonant blends and digraphs, selected long vowels, activities and copywriting.
Letters and Sounds Book 2 contains a checklist of Word Attack skills and a Student Profile to use as a running record of each child's progress, as well as extensive teaching notes and suggestions.
Letters and Sounds 2 Sample Pages (LS2.pdf, 313 Kb) [Download]