PHONICS- Alphablocks

PHONICS- Alphablocks

First of all ,I want to dedicate this post, in a very special way, to my friend and super teacher Thank-You-Glitters-And-Scraps19

 Katharine Hind who has taught me sooo…. many things!!!

A super teacher who has provided many other teachers with great resources.

THANKS KATHARINE FOR EVERYTHING . MY BEST WISHES FOR EVER AND EVER!

Are you interested in teaching phonics to your  children? If so, a super resource is “alphablocks”. Lots of fun , games and stories based in the so called Alphablocks from the famous BBC.

alphablocksThere is a problem:  if you are not living in U.K  you won’t have acccess to the page.

In this case, I recommend you to watch the following chapters from youtube.

The phonic alphabet.

u like in up

-ou -

-au -aw

ie / i / igh /i-e

ue / e-u/

birthday girl "ir"

Consonants c-k

plusman

ph /wh

th like in thing

z / zz

air like in fair

ai like in train

nk like in ink

frog on a dog

Vowels a-e- i- o- u

e - ee

ea-ee

oo

h

- f-

- igh- ie -y

magic "e"

how-now-brown-cow

oa / ow / o-e/

s / z / x/

sh

j like in jam

nd like in band

the cat sat on a map

If you have access to alphablocks, these are the tools you wil find:

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  As it is shown  in the first picture of  there are 5 sizes buttons with  different colours : red, orange, yellow and green. Each colour has different stories and videos  that correspond the different levels. :

alphablock red buttonRed= (16 video/stories/games) It is the firs stage of phonics. It helps you support your children to master the letters and their correct sounds.

alphablock orange buttonOrange=(10 video/stories/games) As soon as your child knows some letter sounds well, they’re ready to move on to this next stage  that explains the key skills of sounding out and blending to read words.

alphablock yellow buttonYellow= (16 videos/stories/games) about letter teams: letters that join up to make new sounds (SH, OO, AR).

alphablock green buttonGreen= (10 videos/stories/games) letter blends.It explains blends, also known as consonant clusters  (they  blend their sounds together at the start( ST-, BL) and end (ND, -LK) of words.

alphablock blue buttonBlue=(25 videos/stories/games)It takes you through letter teams that make the long vowel sounds   and to meet Magic E and split digraphs.

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This sign is the symbol to go to all the phonemes from A to Z (it is the first one that appears when you click the red button)alphablock red button
   
  

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This sign is the symbol to go to the “MAGIC   E”. You will find this symbol in the third display (clicking on the arrow you can see on your right) of the blue buttonalphablock blue button

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