Phonics Pathways: Clear Steps to Easy Reading and Perfect Spelling

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 27, 2011 - Education - 288 pages
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Teaches students of all ages the basics of phonics with a time-tested, foolproof method

This tenth edition of the best-selling book teaches reading using sounds and spelling patterns. These sounds and patterns are introduced one at a time, and slowly built into words, syllables, phrases, and sentences. Simple step-by-step directions begin every lesson. Although originally designed for K-2 emergent readers, this award-winning book is also successfully being used with adolescent and adult learners, as well as second language learners and students with learning disabilities. Wise and humorous proverbs encourage virtues such as patience, perseverance, honesty, kindness, compassion, courage, and loyalty. Offers help for all students including those with learning disabilities or very short attention spans Includes extensive examples, word lists, and practice readings that are 100% decodable Uses a multisensory method that benefits all learning styles

This bestselling, much-loved book offers a complete approach to teaching phonics and reading for a fraction of the cost of other programs.

 

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Covers Phonics very well

User Review  - Busy Mom - Christianbook.com

I have tried many products, we homeschool our children. During a conversation with other experienced homeschooling Moms, they suggested this book. It was the key for my 4 &5 year old. This book has games and skills you must build upon. Very through!! Read full review

Excellent product.

User Review  - RedwoodMom - Christianbook.com

I have used several different phonics programs through the years to try and teach my children to read. However, Phonics Pathways is the only program I have been completely happy with. One program I ... Read full review

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Contents

About Phonics Pathways
1
Getting Started
3
ShortVowel Stick
4
ShortVowel Shuffle
5
ShortVowel Sounds
10
ShortVowel Review Bingo
16
TwoLetter Blends Eyerobics
17
The Train Game
20
New Vowel Sounds
188
OO oo oul u au aw al all o
189
ThreeConsonant Beginnings
195
ShortVowel Spelling Patterns
199
Schwa
203
Contractions
206
le k w l b t h
208
Ī igh ough augh Ō ough ou ough
213

StarSearch
37
ThreeLetter Words
39
Bag the Bugs
48
Pyramid
52
K c k ck
53
TwoConsonant Endings
58
y Suffix
70
TwinConsonant Endings
74
Real and Nonsense Words
75
sh th ch tch
76
Consonant Digraph Nonsense Words
83
Simple LongVowel Sounds
90
Short and LongVowel Nonsense Words
109
Suffixes
110
Suffix Spelling Chart
115
Multisyllable Words
117
k ic ick
118
Dividing Multisyllable Words
119
Plural Possessive and X
121
sh ch wh th qu
123
bl fl pl cl gl sl
133
Fun and Games
138
sm sn st sp sc sk
139
rModified Vowels
149
LongVowel Digraphs
159
s ce ci cy ē ei
173
oi oi oy ou ou ow
176
j ge gi dge Nonsense Words
184
y ie Plus Suffixes
185
f ves
186
Ā ei eigh ey ea
216
S z zh sh F ph gh K ch
219
Another rModified Vowel Sound
224
A Spelling Grab Bag
226
Multisyllable Words with Suffixes
228
ce ge able ible
229
pre sub re auto un dis inter super
230
tion sion able ness ful less ment
233
Compound Words
236
Building Blocks
237
Reference Supplemental Practice
243
Index to Spelling Rules and Patterns
244
Spelling Pronounciation Chart
245
Plural Spelling Chart
247
Suffix Spelling Chart
248
Student Achievement Chart
249
Student Progress Notes
250
Vision and Motor Coordination Training Exercises
251
Pyramid
253
Games and Activities
255
The Short Sheet of Vowels
256
The ShooFly Shuffle aka ShortVowel Shuffle
257
The Train Game
258
Blendit Similar to Bingo
260
StarSearch
261
Bag the Bugs
262
Review and Results
263
About the Author
266
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Using her materials, Dolores G. Hiskes has implemented school and community tutoring programs, such as the highly touted YES Reading Center in Palo Alto, CA. She has tutored reading for over thirty years, and trained teachers from all over the world. Well-published in professional journals and a winner of numerous honors, she publishes a free e-newsletter about teaching reading, called Phonics Talk (www.dorbooks.com).

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