The Word Machine Programmes 11-20 (2001)

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  • Featuring

    Aidan Cook

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    United Kingdom

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The second ten programmes of a 25-part phonics special series designed to help primary teachers teach the phonic element of reading. Using graphics, animation, real-world action, rhyme, wordplay, onset and rime, and song, each programme has a single teaching focus that relates to a particular group of phonemes. The programme titles and themes are: `The Consonants' CCVC words beginning with bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl; `The Crab and Frog' CCVC words beginning with br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr; `The Swan Twin' CCVC words beginning with sw, tw; `Snap and spell' CCVC words beginning with sc, sk, sm, sn, sp, st; `Join the Q' CCVC words beginning qu; `The Triple blenders' CCCVC words beginning with scr, spl, spr, str; `The Giant vest' words ending sc, sk, sp, st; `The Blend camp' words ending mp, nd, nk, nt, nch; `Good as gold' words ending ld, lp, lk, lt, lth; `My messy loft' words ending ct, ft, pt, xt.

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