This video segment from Between the Lions is an original, animated retelling of the classic Aesops fable in which a grasshopper sings and dances while the ants gather food for winter. The grasshopper then has nothing to eat once the cold weather comes. In the end, the ants invite the grasshopper inside for a meal, and they all dance a merry mambo. Featured "m" words include: many, moons, moody, Murray, Marge, merry, Melanie, mangos, melons, mambo, music, moving, mushrooms, macaroni, managed, milk, Myrtle, mind, middle, month, mountains, melt, meanwhile, munched, moment, make, move, motioned, meatballs, mashed potatoes, magnificent, and meal. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Letter Knowledge Awareness, and Phonological Awareness. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.
The Basic Speller is a spelling program for beginning students and consists of eight volumes of 48 lessons each. It presents lessons and practice for learning the relationships between sounds and their spellings.
This is a collection of basic spelling lists with corresponding image collections that teach basic English phonics principles. The lists were created for Adult ESOL Literacy Learners, but could be adapted for other ages and levels as well.
This video segment from Between the Lions shows the practice of sounding out the word rocket part by part, blending sounds together to form a word.