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Sing & Spell the Sight Words - Volume 6 Animated DVD

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The sixth volume in our Sing & Spell the Sight Words series features 26 great, award winning songs for teaching kids to read and spell common words, such as "went," "many," "does," and "off," just to name a few! Each song has a fun HeidiSongs "twist" to it that will keep your kids motivated and jammin' along with the music until they learn to read and spell them all! This title nearly completes all of the Dolch words up to and including the First Grade level words, with the exception of just 13 words! The remaining words included on this CD were pulled from the major publisher's current lists of required words, such as from the Journeys, Wonders, and Treasures Kindergarten language arts series.

Words Covered Are:
ask, ate, day, does, every, give, going, her, him, just, many, must, no, off, only, our, ran, show, soon, take, them, think, walk, well, went, yes, Bonus Track - Opposite Song

The artwork for this set of songs is actually claywork, designed and created by our talented friend and children's book illustrator, Laura Ludwig Hamor!  Laura's skills include all forms of media, but when she's not illustrating a new story or picture book, children all over have benefitted from her classes in claywork and design! Look for her wonderful work on our animated Sing & Spell Vol. 4 DVD! Thanks again, Laura!!

The Importance of Sight Words
“Sight word” is the term that many teachers use to describe a word in written English that cannot be sounded out, and therefore must be memorized on sight. The reason that most sight words cannot be sounded out is because they do not follow the regular spelling and phonics patterns that are often taught to children when they are beginning to read.  For example, in the word, “the,” the reader must first recognize that the “th” together forms one sound /th/, and the “e” makes neither the short or long /e/ sound, but a short /u/ sound. Likewise, the word, “said” may start and end phonetically, but the middle of the word has short /e/ sound spelled with two letters (“ai”) that are not sounded at all.

In addition, when the children find the words or movements amusing, they are also more likely to remember that song/word, since it touched their emotional side as well.  All of this adds up to a learning tool that can reach even special needs children in a regular classroom setting, while at the same time keeping the faster learners happy and challenged as well- because ALL kids learn best when learning is FUN and ACTIVE! 

 

Check out Heidi's blog for more information on Sing & Spell 6:
-What is the best way to use "Sing and Spell"?
-Morning Routines That Really Work for Pre-K and Kindergarten- and MORE Hidden Sight Word Worksheets!
-Questions and Answers
-Teaching Writing to Kindergartners

Sing & Spell the Sight Words - Volume 6 Animated

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