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.
** 108 Reading Rods(R) (vowels, consonants, picture)
** Plastic storage tub
** 24 double-sided activity cards
** 4 activity trays
** Activity guide
Common Core State Standards Alignment: Language, Reading Foundational Skills
Learning Style: Visual, Tactile
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.