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2 Second Edition Copyright 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.

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4 1. Learn to recognize the short vowels and their sounds. Vowel Chart 1A Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Vowel Chart from Phonics Charts and Games Ii Aa Oo Ee Uu Miniature Alphabet Flashcards

5 40924 Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Consonant Chart A 2A Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Consonant Chart B 2B Copyright 1995, 1977, 1973 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced. 2. Learn to recognize the consonants and their sounds. Consonant Chart (front and back) from Phonics Charts and Games Dd Copyright 1995, 1994 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced. Pp Tt Alphabet Flashcards Copyright 1995, 1994 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced.

6 3. Learn to blend. Blending the sounds of a consonant and a vowel is the first step to reading words. My Blend & Word Book Blend Ladders Blend Practice Cards A

7 4. Learn to sound one-vowel words. When there is one vowel in a word, that vowel usually says its short sound. My Blend & Word Book I Learn to Read, Book A 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. I Do Read Book 1 Long Vowel Chart from Blend Ladders My Blend & Word Book

9 Phonics Chart 8 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 ear in bear cr in crab alk in walk ang in bang gl in glue ay in pray str in stream thr in three ar in stars ch in church or in morning ou in out ow in owl ow in bowl er in verse ur in nurse ir in bird oi in coin oy in boy oo in book oo in tooth wor in worms igh in night all in ball alk in walk Basic Phonics Chart Handbook for Reading Bridge Book 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 Aa Ee Ii Oo Uu 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 Large Alphabet Vowel Chart from Phonics Charts and Games Set K Letter Picture Flashcards K Vowel Chart from Basic Phonics Charts Consonants Miniature Alphabet Flashcards K Large Alphabet Flashcards K 2 Consonant Chart from Phonics Charts and Games Set K Letter Picture Flashcards K Consonant Chart from Basic Phonics Charts Blends Blend Ladders K My Blend and Word Book K Blend Practice Cards Set A K 1 Basic Phonics Charts 1 2

11 4. One-vowel words My Blend and Word Book K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Handbook for Reading 1 2 Readers: K4 Little Books 1-10 (10 books), Old MacDonald s Farm, Tip, Gus, Wig on a Pig, Matt K5 My Blend and Word Book I Learn to Read, Book A, Book B, Book C 1 Fun with Pets, pp Long vowels and two-vowel words My Blend and Word Book K Basic Phonics Charts 1 2 Handbook for Reading 1 2 Readers: K4 Pet Pete, Mike s Coat, A Pal K5 My Blend and Word Book I Learn to Read, Book D 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 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 Big Owl Books (4 books) Family Fun Books (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 Book R has a Basic Phonics Sounds CD to assist in teaching phonics.

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