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Kindergarten Virtual Training

Learn how to use the Letterland Kindergarten Teacher’s Guide, character letter-sound stories, alphabet and handwriting songs, placement and progress monitoring assessments, and all the instructional materials that come with the Letterland program. The session covers:

Prerequisites

  • Phonemic Awareness Fast Track
  • Aa-Zz sound and shapes
  • Blending, segmenting and word building
  • Onsets and Rimes
  • Digraphs and further spelling patterns.
  1. View Lift-off to Letterland Introductory Sessions (30 minute video)

2. Familiarize yourself with the Letterland characters, their sounds & shapes.

3. Download the handouts needed for the sessions.

4. Tab and label your Teacher's Guide with the following pages:

Volume 1

  • Contents page
  • Scope & sequence
  • Phonemic Awareness Fast Track page
  • Section 2 – a-z Word Building page
  • 5-types of lessons
  • Lesson 31
  • First blending Lesson (Lesson 36)
  • First segmenting Lesson (Lesson 42)
  • Assessment Record for Section 2
  • Lessons 19 – 42
  • Lesson 43-60
  • Lessons 61- 89
  • Lesson 90-107
  • Small Group Intervention
  • Appendices
  • Teacher Strategies
  • Glossary of terms

Volume 2

  • Section 3 – Onset & Rimes page
  • Section 4 - Consonant Blends page
  • Section 5 – Long Vowels & Silent Magic ‘e’ page
  • Section 6 – Vowel Men Out Walking page
  • Section 7 – Vowel Stealers page
  • Small Group Intervention page
  • Appendices

5. Please have materials such as white boards, markers and sticky notes available, as well as note taking materials for use during the session.