All About Reading Pre-Reading - Deluxe Package

All About Reading Pre-Reading - Deluxe Package

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The All About Reading program is unique because it begins with Level Pre-1 for preschoolers and kindergartners, and it focuses on what the authors call the Big Five Skills. These five fundamental pre-reading skills include letter knowledge, phonological awareness, print awareness, listening comprehension, and motivation to read. It is this specific set of skills that helps pre-readers understand the basics of language and how it works, preparing them to learn to read.

With All About Reading Level Pre-1, your child will play special games, enjoy little crafts, and engage in charming storytime activities, all the while absorbing these all-important Big Five Skills.

The All About Reading Level Pre-1 Deluxe Package includes:

  • Teacher's Manual (208 pages)
  • Student Packet
    • My Book of Letters and Sounds Activity Book (192 pages)
    • Picture Cards
    • Letter Sound Cards
    • Capital Letter Alphabet Chart
    • Lowercase Letter Alphabet Chart
  • The Zigzag Zebra: a rhyming alphabet hardcover book
  • Lizard Lou: a collection of rhymes old and new hardcover book
  • Divider Cards (to keep your Picture Cards and Letter Sound Cards organized)
  • "Letter Sounds A to Z" CD-ROM

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What will my student learn in Pre-reading?

The All About Reading Pre-reading program is designed for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Your student will enjoy the special games, crafts, and storytime read-alouds, and you will love the way your student effortlessly learns essential pre-reading skills.

Your student will learn five very important pre-reading skills: Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Listening Comprehension, and Motivation to Read. These skills lay the foundation for learning to read. Below is a sampling in each area.

Letter Knowledge

  • Learn to recognize capital letters
  • Learn to recognize lowercase letters
  • Learn to recite the alphabet song

Phonological Awareness

  • Learn to blend sounds orally to make a word
  • Learn to clap syllables
  • Learn rhyming and word boundaries
  • Identify the beginning and ending sounds in a word

Print Awareness

  • Understand that the words on the page can be read
  • Understand that books are read from cover to back, and sentences are read from left to right

Listening Comprehension

  • Answer simple questions about a story
  • Learn to retell a story in his own words
  • Ask pertinent questions about a story

Motivation to Read

  • Cultivate an enthusiasm for learning
  • Instill a delight for books and reading
  • Observe situations in which reading is beneficial
  • Establish a desire to learn to read and write

 

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