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Jolly Phonics Workbook 1-7

Jolly Phonics Workbooks 1-7

Working as both a Private Teacher and as Manager of a dispatch teaching company I have been continually impressed with the value for money that Jolly Phonics proved with their resources. All 7 workbooks for around $20! The content is excellent too. Jolly Phonics offer all resources in Print or Cursive fonts, so be sure to select correctly. All links here are for Print.
The complete set of 7 workbooks covering all the 42 letter sounds in print letters.
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Jolly Phonics Student, Book 1

Jolly Phonics Student, Book 1

Covers all the 42 letter sounds, with the Jolly Phonics action, letter formation, listening for letter sounds in words, blending activities and the first set of tricky words.
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Jolly Phonics Student, Book 2

Jolly Phonics Student, Book 2

Continues to build on the skills that the children have been taught in book 1. It introduces more tricky words, alternative letter sound spellings and basic sentence structure to encourage independent writing.
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Jolly Phonics Student, Book 3

Jolly Phonics Student, Book 3

Contains further activities to consolidate the learning in books 1 & 2, as well as new spelling patterns, tricky words plus short and long vowels.
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Jolly Phonics Picture Flashcards

Jolly Phonics Picture Flashcards (in Print Letters)

Print, rather than precursive. Only play with the letters that your student or child has learned so far. Do not be tempted to skip ahead.
A box of 60 cards. Also includes 17 alternative letter sound spellings.
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Jolly Phonics Wall Frieze Wall Chart

Jolly Phonics Wall Frieze Wall Chart

Display this permanently where children are able to see it. They can see their own progress through the 42 sounds and refer to it without asking you. Just remember to cover it during assessments.
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Jolly Phonics The Phonics Handbook in Print Letter

Jolly Phonics The Phonics Handbook in Print Letter

The best place to start when teaching Jolly Phonics to a class. The Phonics Handbook is a complete resource for teaching reading, writing and spelling.
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Preschool English story books

adjective: preschool; adjective: pre-school
relating to the time before a child is old enough to go to school.
"a preschool playgroup"
Graphic Novels
noun
noun: graphic novel; plural noun: graphic novels
a novel in comic-strip format.
synonyms: comic, comic book, cartoon; manga
Picture books
plural noun: picture books
a book containing many illustrations, especially one for children.
High School Books
For high school students
Sakura Medal Books
About the Sakura Medal
Chapter Books
A story book intended for intermediate readers, generally age 7-10
Early Reader
The first books that children will be able to read independently.
Jolly Phonics
The very best texts available to help students learn to read and write.
Jolly Phonics website
Jolly Phonics And The UK National Curriculum
Parent/Teacher Guide. English, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Ukrainian versions.
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