What are special sounds in Abeka?
The Abeka program teaches the students the special sounds that are found in many words. These are sounds that do not follow other phonics rules. We practice these sounds using picture flashcards.
How many Abeka phonics charts are there?
Overview. Help your child sharpen his phonics skills by drilling the basic phonics sounds with these 19 full-color charts.
Does Abeka use phonics?
We reinforce phonics concepts by implementing character-building stories and seatwork activities that include words with special sounds and sentence comprehension. Our curriculum also carries phonics into all areas of classroom teaching.
What are examples of special sounds?
Examples of special sounds include:
- Hooting: Move out of the way.
- Ambulance siren: Move out of the road and let the ambulance pass. There is an emergency.
- Screaming: Something dangerous or exciting is happening.
- Ringing bell: You are being alerted or reminded that something you are aware of is happening.
How many special sounds are there?
There are only 44 speech sounds (phonemes) in the English language. The 132 Special Sounds are a small fraction of the phonics taught in the program. The consonants, short vowels, and long-vowels spelled with two letters are not included in the 132 Special Sounds, except for a few exceptions (ea has three sounds).
What are phonics Flashcards?
Phonics Flashcards are a great way to introduce the letters and sounds that make up words – the ‘Speed Sounds’. The cards feature all 31 Set 1 Speed Sounds and corresponding letters to enable children to learn phonics and decode words easily.
How do you make beautiful flashcards?
Let’s get into it.
- Make Your Own Flash Cards.
- Mix Pictures and Words.
- Use Mnemonic Devices to Create Mental Connections.
- Write Only One Question Per Card.
- Break Complex Concepts Into Multiple Questions.
- Say Your Answers Out Loud When Studying.
- Study Your Flash Cards in Both Directions.
Where do you store flash cards?
Make sure you store your flashcards in a safe place. You want to store them somewhere where they’ll stay in order and not get damaged and smudged. You can store index cards in your desk at school or at home. You can also keep them in a binder, folder, or empty pencil box.
How do you store flashcards in a binder?
Pouches in a Ring Binder for flashcards: I have been doing this for years. I store my flashcards in different ring binders according to subject. Each binder has pouches with the tree binder holes and the flashcards go into the pouches. Bulletin board letters can also be stored in these.
What is a blend ladder?
Blend ladders are a great resource to incorporate in your daily phonics lessons or skills block each day. The CV ladders will help students to recognize and sound out the consonants and short vowel sounds.