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1 Phonics Six Easy Steps to Reading

2 Third Edition Copyright 2013, 1995, 1993 Pensacola Christian College All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, or by license from any collective or licensing body, without permission in writing from the publisher.

3 Phonics Six Easy Steps to Reading

4 1. Learn to recognize the short vowels and their sounds. Ee Aa Vowel Chart from Phonics Charts and Games Ii Copyright Christian mmxii Pensacola ht Copyrig mmxii Pensacol n College a Christia Copyright mmxii Miniature Alphabet Flashcards Oo Uu Pensacola Christian Colle ge College Copyri ght mmxii Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Pensacola Christi an College

5 2. Learn to recognize the consonants and their sounds. table horse lamp sun bell cat nest dog milk Consonant Chart (front and back) from Phonics Charts and Games ring wagon fox yarn jar pig kite zebra violin queen goat Phonics Charts and Games Consonant Chart A Chart 2A mmxii Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. fox, box, ax Phonics Charts and Games Consonant Chart B Chart 2B mmxii Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Dd College Not to be reproduced Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian Pp Tt Large Alphabet Flashcards Large Alphabet Flashcards Large Alphabet Flashcards Copyright Christian mmxii Pensacola College Not to be reproduced Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Large Alphabet Flashcards

6 3. Learn to blend. Blending the sounds of a consonant and a vowel is the first step to reading words. My Blend and Word Book mu mo mi me ma Blend Ladders 7 Blend Practice Cards A

7 4. Learn to sound onevowel words. When there is one vowel in a word, it usually says its short sound. at well leg up pig mud bib pan den lad bit duck cot sat 30 My Blend and Word Book The pig sat in the mud. 7 I Learn to Read, Book A One-Vowel Word Cards Note: Sight words cannot be pro nounced entirely by phonetic analysis. Children learn to recognize sight words such as the, I, and a.

8 5. Learn the sounds of the long vowels. Learn to sound two-vowel words. When there are two vowels in a word, the first vowel says its long sound, and the second vowel is silent. To the Parent and Teacher I Do Read, Book 1 is designed as a phonetic reader. One-vowel rule: When there is one vowel in a word, it usually says its short sound. Two-vowel rule: When there are two vowels in a word, the first vowel says its long sound and the second vowel is silent. I Do Read, Book 1 Staff Credits Managing Editor: Corinne Sawtelle Edition Editor: Tanya Harrington Designer: Susan Schmuck Illustrator: Nadine Voth The Sun Copyright mmxiii, mcmxcv, mcmxci, mcmlxxiii Pensacola Christian College All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, or by license from any collective or licensing body, without permission in writing from the publisher. A Beka Book, a Christian textbook ministry affiliated with Pensacola Christian College, is designed to meet the need for Christian textbooks and teaching aids. The purpose of this publishing ministry is to help Christian schools reach children and young people for the Lord and train them in the Christian way of life. See the sun. God made the sun. 3 I Do Read Book 1 Long Vowel Chart from Blend Ladders Blend Practice Cards A team sail bait load cute 43 Two-Vowel Word Cards My Blend and Word Book

9 40525 Copyright 1995, 1975 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced. 6. Learn the special phonics sounds. The A Beka Book phonics program contains 132 special sounds (often called phonics rules), such as those listed below: bl in block ang in bang ear in bear gl in glue cr in crab ay in pray alk in walk str in stream Phonics Chart 8 thr in three ir in bird ar in stars oi in coin ch in church oy in boy or in morning oo in book ou in out oo in tooth ow in owl wor in worms ow in bowl igh in night er in verse all in ball ur in nurse alk in walk Basic Phonics Chart tr train tr train Clue Word Cards 1. trĕ tră trĭ 2. trū trī trŭ trŏ trō trē trā 3. trap trims truck try 4. trail track trade trips 5. stack plop free nails Blend Practice Cards B Sight word: do Train Ride The train makes fast trips. Trent likes to ride on it. A dog will try to keep up with the train. Can he do it? Chart 6 67 Handbook for Reading Additional skills: a. Know and use prefixes and suffixes. b. Divide words into syllables. c. Use alphabetical order. d. Recognize and work with rhyming words, opposite words, same meaning words, same sounding words, compound words, and contractions.

10 Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Aa Ee Ii Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Oo Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Uu Copyright mmxii Pensacola Christian College Materials for Teaching Phonics A Beka Book offers complete day-by-day lesson plans for phonics and reading from K4 through grade 2. Listed below are teaching aids and readers for the six steps of phonics. 1. Short vowels Miniature Alphabet Flashcards K Large Alphabet Flashcards K 2 Phonics Charts and Games K Letter Picture Flashcards K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts Consonants Miniature Alphabet Flashcards K Large Alphabet Flashcards K 2 Phonics Charts and Games K Letter Picture Flashcards K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts Blends Blend Ladders K 1 My Blend and Word Book K Blend Practice Cards A K 1 Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts 1 2

11 4. One-vowel words My Blend and Word Book K One-Vowel Word Cards K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts 1 2 Handbook for Reading 1 2 Readers: K4 Little Books 1 12 (12 books), Tip, Gus, Tess and Bess, Matt the Rat K5 My Blend and Word Book I Learn to Read, Books 1, 2, 3 1 Fun with Pets, pp Long vowels and two-vowel words My Blend and Word Book K Two-Vowel Word Cards K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts 1 2 Handbook for Reading 1 2 Readers: K4 Pet Pete, Jake, Dave K5 My Blend and Word Book I Learn to Read, Book 4 I Do Read, Books 1, 2, 3, 4 1 Fun with Pets, pp Tiptoes, pp Special phonics sounds Basic Phonics Flashcards K 2 Clue Word Cards K 2 Blend Practice Cards B K 2 Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Large Phonics Teaching Charts 1 2 Handbook for Reading 1 2 Readers: K5 I Can Read Well, Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Friends and Helpers Readers (3 books) Family Fun Readers (7 books) 1 Tiptoes, Stepping Stones, Secrets and Surprises, The Bridge Book, Animals in the Great Outdoors, Kind and Brave, Aesop s Fables, Strong and True, Down by the Sea 2 Story Tree, Treasure Chest A Beka BookR has a Basic Phonics Sounds CD to assist in teaching phonics.

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Second Edition Copyright 1995, 1993 Pensacola Christian College All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. 2009

Second Edition Copyright 1995, 1993 Pensacola Christian College All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. 2009 Second Edition Copyright 1995, 1993 Pensacola Christian College All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. 2009 No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic

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