Form vc and cvc words with the zoo phonics alphabet cards. Continue to work on letter formation reducing letter size improving speed and letter form.
The following are the animals their given names and a descrip tion of each signal.
Zoo phonics letter of the week order. Welcome to the phonics zoo from a to z. An analysis of the changes necessary to create a methodology and curriculum that enhances student achievement in reading and spelling. You re going to learn phonics in the zoo.
Teach basic alphabetical order first with the letters themselves then words and then by the initial letters of the words. Each zoo phonics animal becomes a friend and tool to the child to be used in reading spelling and writing. Included are punctuation marks.
Zoo phonics teaches lowercase letters and sounds first. Wrighton co author developer zoo phonics 1995 zoo phonics is based on creating brain efficient curriculum the hottest educational issue of the past 10 years has not been whole language vs. The animal rhythms book that your child is making includes the first 6 capital and 6 lowercase letters that your child has been working on.
We focus our music storytimes and centers around these critters and have found that the kids love having a character to associa list of zoo phonics animals a selection of pins about animals try. Learning letters with zoo phonics tlc learning center we ve used zoo phonics as a starting point for weekly themes. Open and close your hands arms and say the letter sound a.
Charles parish schools created date. And use this grid for reading and spelling games by manipulating the zoo phonics animal letters. The animal alphabet grid sets include the animal pictures merged animal letters lowercase letters merged capital and capital letter grids.
Are you ready to meet phonics. Zoo phonics uses animals drawn in the shapes of the letters for ease in memory. Students the merged animal letters within a week or so.
Each animal s face is represented along with its chant and a dictionary page reinforcing words that begin with the sound of that particular. Lowercase letters and their sounds are taught first needed 95 of the time in text capital letters and letter names are taught later. The alphabet is taught as a whole and in sequence.
Zoo phonics does not believe in teaching one letter per week. This concrete approach cements the sounds to the shapes of the letters. A related body movement is given for each letter.
The phonics zoo zoo. Before picking up a pencil and fatiguing the hand children can manipulate the letters of the lower and uppercase alphabets. When these have been learned uppercase letters and letter names are introduced.
C d e b a girl girl the zoo phonics cast of characters and associated body signals a alligator allie alligator. It teaches the alphabet from a z to make it fun the children sing and move to the zoo phonics alphabet song entitled come meet us at. Extend arms forward one over the other to form an alligator s mouth.