The more tools learners bring to the table, the more value they are able to take away…
Easy! Just toss out some Secrets!
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In conjunction with my guest posts on Mrs. Jump’s Class Blog, let’s take a peek at some KINDERGARTEN writing and see how knowing the phonics Secrets maximizes the “instructional-bang” for the buck in their writing!
As stated at the top of this post, the more tools (i.e. “pieces of the code”) that early learners bring to the table, the more value they take away from daily reading and writing experiences. So why delay divvy-out “bits & pieces” like a waitress when you could share all of the reading and writing Secrets they need on a BUFFET?
|“Don’t be a “phonics-waitress”…..Build a BUFFET!!”|
Notice the “ay” Secret in the word play, above? Watch the video clip below to see how EASY it is to teach…
and notice the Sneaky Y® Secret in the smartly-spelled word batterey in the sample, below.
The er, ir ur Secret is easy-peasy to teach….
….and even EASIER to learn, as this little kindergartner demonstrates, below!
And then there’s the ar-Secret with Superhero A!
|Learn the trick for reading words like was, want, from, of, come, love, some, from, etc…|
with the “Head-Bop” Trick for Fickle Vowels!
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|Mrs. Mac’s students, looking up the “ie” Secret in the SECRET STORIES book! |
(She hadn’t shared that one yet, but the kids said they needed it NOW!!!)
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Secret Stories® Makes Phonics Make SENSE!