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Kindergarten Virtual Training Checklist

1. Get your Teacher's Guide

Your Teacher's Guide will be referenced throughout so make sure you have it to hand for the session.

2. Download Handouts

Download or print the session handouts so you have them to hand for the session.

3. Complete Pre-Work

The pre-work assignments below will ensure that you get the best out of your session.

1. Get your Teacher's Guide

Please make sure you have your Teacher's Guide to hand during the session, and tab the appropriate pages listed in the pre-work below. If you don't have a physical copy of your Teacher's Guide, you can download the sample lessons below.

Kindergarten Lesson 31 (for Initial Training)

Kindergarten Lesson 79 (for Refresher Training)

Kindergarten Lesson 78 (for Next Steps Training)

2. Download Handouts

Please make sure you download the handouts for the correct training session. If you're not sure about the difference between Initial, Refresher and Next Steps, click here.

Handouts for Initial

Handouts for Refresher

Handouts for Next Steps

3. Pre-Work Assignments

  1. View Lift-off to Letterland Introductory Sessions (30 minute video)

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

3. 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

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