Reading Rods® Phonemic Awareness Kit
Item # LER 7100
Ages 3+
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Product Description


Your pre-emergent and emergent readers will develop phonemic, phonological and alphabet awareness by using letter and picture rods to learn sounds, letters and letter-sound relationships. By linking together the rods children learn how to identify initial, medial and final sounds; recognize uppercase and lowercase letters; sequence the letters of the alphabet and build simple words.

Includes:

     • 108 Reading RodsĀ® (vowels, consonants, picture)
     • Plastic storage tub
     • 24 double-sided activity cards
     • 4 activity trays
     • Activity guide

Grades: PreK+

Common Core State Standards Alignment: Language, Reading Foundational Skills

Learning Style: Visual, Tactile

Skill Development:

Language- Promote foundational skills for language and phonemics teaching students that words are joined together by individual sounds and corresponding letters.

Language- Teach letter-sound correspondence by matching the letter Rods with the picture Rods and repeat the words aloud. Kit teaches everything from alphabetical order to spelling.

Fine Motor- Pincer grasp and cooperative hand and muscle strength are promoted when snapping and unsnapping the rods to create links.
  • Teacher’s Choice Award – Learning Magazine  (2002)

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