Purposely misplace some of the objects in The Phonics Factory cabinet drawers. Challenge the children to find your mistakes and put the objects in the drawers where they belong.
drawers of The Phonics Factory. Point out the letter labels on the drawers. Tell the children to put the objects in the drawers so that the beginning letter/sounds match the letters on the labels. Check the students' work and give feedback as necessary. Note that there is no sound difference between words that begin with k and those that begin with c, so children may put the words in either drawer.
Empty the drawers of The Phonics Factory cabinet. Mix up all the objects and spread them out on your work area near The Phonics Factory cabinet.
with special orders for objects with beginning blends. Hand out a bag to each child, and have them search in The Phonics Factory drawers for objects that start with these blends. After the objects have been bagged, ask the children to check each other's work. You can find the list of objects for each beginning blend on page 29.
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Fun Phonics homeschool reading programs work. I used this to teach my two sons how to read and am currently using it on my 3rd. There are fourteen lessons in each book; all told that when mastered the child can read self sufficiently. There is a CD to listen to for each lesson and to follow along with in your book.
The Phonic Factory homeschool reading programs include a workbook, letter tiles, games, colorful alphabet poster, readers and a handy plastic case for carrying.
After I saw how it worked, I started it with my two year old; we go at our own pace and he's already mastered lesson 1. My oldest son, nine, is reading at a 9th grade level with no other "formal" reading curriculum. He used Phonics Factory for pre-school through 1st grade. They enjoyed the pictures and stories from the CD as well as working in the activity book with crayons.
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Prepare your child for a lifetime of reading success by mastering the basic 6-lesson skills in The Phonics Factory: Lesson 1: The Sound Alphabet (hosted by Alpha-Bat) Lesson 2: Special Letter Combinations (hosted by Fat Cat) Lesson 3: Short Vowels (hosted by Dandy Duck) Lesson 4: Long Vowels (hosted by Sweet Bee) Lesson 5: Blends (hosted by Freddy Frog) Lesson 6: Putting It All Together (hosted by Ginger Giraffe)
In the full 35-minute DVD, letter learning springs to life
The Phonics Factory materials offer your child a variety of fun learning activites based on a teacher-approved phonics method. Share with your child the joy of reading as presented by The Phonics Factory friends. Children love these interactive phonics lessons because they are able to discover the tools they need to read independently. Skills are mastered using an interesting selection of cassette tapes, a workbook, an activity book, storybooks, flash cards, activity cards, games and achievements awards. This treasure chest of delightful components reinforces your child's ability to read with pleasure and confidence.
Prepare your child for a lifetime of reading success by mastering the basic 6-lesson skills in The Phonics Factory: Lesson 1: The Sound Alphabet (hosted by Alpha-Bat) Lesson 2: Special Letter Combinations (hosted by Fat Cat) Lesson 3: Short Vowels (hosted by Dandy Duck) Lesson 4: Long Vowels (hosted by Sweet Bee) Lesson 5: Blends (hosted by Freddy Frog) Lesson 6: Putting It All Together (hosted by Ginger Giraffe) The Phonics Factory includes 150 miniatures, 24-drawer cabinet, drawer labels, word cards, and guidebook. (4113) The Phonics Factory Special includes everything in The Phonics Factory, plus molded letters, letter organizer, fill-in-the-blank cards, and sorting mats. (4115)Hands-on letters will help your students connect the sounds in words with the letters that represent them, and then later, students can use the letters to build the words. You can use molded letters, magnetic letters, plastic letter tiles, or printed cardstock, or you can simply write the letters of the alphabet on 3" × 5" cards. Storing the letters alphabetically in The Phonics Factory drawers or in a letter organizer box makes it easy to find the letters you need.