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Fountas & Pinnell Sounds, Letters, and Words in PreK

Listen. Look. Learn.

By Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell

Launch children’s literacy journey with Sounds, Letters, and Words in PreK

100 explicit lessons designed to cultivate children’s natural curiosity about the sounds of language and encourage their active engagement in learning how sounds, letters, and words work. Sounds, Letters, and Words in PreK will give prekindergarteners a strong foundation in literacy that will prepare them for kindergarten and beyond. Each lesson is developmentally appropriate, based on current research, interactive to keep children engaged, and rooted in play.

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Launch children’s literacy journey with Sounds, Letters, and Words in PreK 

Cultivate children’s natural curiosity while learning sounds, letters, and words as they explore through PLAY, INQUIRY, and DISCOVERY. The 100 explicit lessons in this resource will give prekindergarteners a strong foundation in literacy that will prepare them for kindergarten and beyond. Each lesson is developmentally appropriate, based on current research, interactive to keep children engaged, and rooted in play.

With your guidance, children will develop sensitivity to the sounds of oral language and will begin to notice the distinguishing features of letters, words, and print in intentional ways. In this PreK version of Phonics, Spelling, and Word Study (PWS), you’ll find lessons on phonological awareness, letter knowledge, and early literacy concepts. 

  

Children will learn intentionally as they ––

 
PLAY word, letter, and sound games, sing songs, and engage in joyful poetry 

INQUIRE and participate in play and conversation as they develop early literacy concepts, letter knowledge, and phonological awareness 

DISCOVER the fascinating related worlds of oral language and written language 

 

LESSONS ARE ORGANIZED IN THE RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE  
Together, the lessons in this resource reflect the concepts that most prekindergarteners need to learn in preparation for reading continuous text. They are presented by suggested time periods across the year and organized into these categories: 

  • Learning About Print: Words 

  • Learning How Print Works 

  • Hearing Words That Rhyme 

  • Learning About Print: Letters 

  • Hearing and Recognizing Words 

  • Hearing Syllables 

  • Hearing Phonemes 

 

EACH LESSON FOLLOWS A SIMPLE STRUCTURE 

Teach and Try The lesson is presented step-by-step and taught in a whole-group setting that engages PreK children. 

Practice
 Children work individually, with partners, in small groups, or with the whole class to practice what they’ve learned in the lesson. 

More Ways to Learn and Play 
Provide additional practice with quick, optional extension activities. 

Notice
 Find evidence of children’s learning through informative questions. 

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