SSP Phonics - Preps Learn the Whole Alphabetic Code - Speech Sound Pics

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SSP Phonics is a way to teach children about the alphabetic code so that they are able to read and spell with confidence by 6. Not only do children learn how to listen for speech sounds, and identify them in words, but also to learn which speech sound pics are used to represent them.

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  • 1. Speech Sound PicBankAll sound pics used to represent thespeech sound fffff

2. Although we show children the most commonly used sound pics, to represent the speech sounds, children need to know that this is only one of them.For example that f is just the first speech sound pic weare learning, for the speech sound ffff.For most speech sounds there are more than onesound pic so its important that children understandthis, and are exposed to them all from Prep. Jolly Phonics RWI 3. Within SSP we teach these sound picsexplicitly, in this systematic order,however children alsodiscover the other variations.The clouds really help with this!Children could have their ownSpeech Sound Pics album, to recordtheir discoveries.Stick a cloud on each page, and startlistening for that sound, and findingout which sound pics are used 4. After learning the sound pics in order they work out all sound pics not yet discovered.Thats the WHOLE of the English code! All can be seen visually using the Speech SoundClouds and the Speech Sound Pics within them. Children can learn the 150 or so soundpics, and know how to read and spell over 95% of the English language. Children workingsmarter, not harder 5. Incase you arent sure of them all, pleasedownload all of the Speech Sound Clouds There is a cloud for every speech sound in the English language, each showing every speech sound pic. It helps show children HOW the code works! 6. Children could add illustrations as theydiscover them speech sound pics 7. Or you can start with illustrations toshow words that include each sound pic laugh 8. Involve the children and allow them to discover the code in meaningful ways.There is a place for explicit phonics teaching, andalso a place for facilitating understanding, and bringing the code to life ! 9. Children need toSEE the code andhow it represents ourspoken language. We may as well have some funwith it too 10. Songs, poems etc are used tointroduce and reinforce the speech sound pics and the speech soundclouds.for example. 11. NO! Seven a is a sound youll hear a lotThis isnt yoursong..but not in tin or pin or cotyoull find it in the middle of a word like patand also hat and mat and rat 12. I doubt thats its a pterodactyl,but better not leave him on the window sillIf you move in haste he might jump out, if he squashes Dads tomatoes hes boundto SHOUT !NO! SevenThis isnt your song.. 13. Were happy hopping - hop, hop, hopWere happy hopping - hop, hop, hopWere happy hopping - hop, hop, hopGive us some music and well neverstop !NO! SevenThis isnt yoursong.. 14. Is it a true or is it a myth ?Depends on who I am sitting with...Mum says pff dont be silly son!But Grandma Flo she wants some fun NO! SevenThis isnt yoursong.. 15. Nick is a gnat whos keeps saying NO ! Why he does, I just dont know Perhaps hes feeling grumpy, as his nose is runny Getting the flu just isnt funny.Poor Nick thinks he has pneumoniaNO! SevenThis isnt your song.. 16. Children need to see that spelling can befun, meaningful and so much EASIER to master ! 17. You will note that 2 of their first helpful words arein fact Green Level words- made up of their firstsound pics- and there is a reason for this. We wantchildren to understand the concept that they WILL beable to decode (sound out) most of the helpful wordsthemselves, as they learn all the sound pics. Thesehelpful words are introduced as words we use a lotin our speech, and so we want to learn them all- evenif we havent learnt those sound pics yet.The King was in a bad mood and decided to buildsome words in an annoying way, that cant bedecoded. (there are only about 55 of these in thewhole of the English language eg two, yacht ) but therest can, once we have learnt all of the levels andexplored the / / / 18. Teachers need to see that even Prep aged children canlearn the code quickly and easily if its taught in a quick and easy FUN way ! (also how much easier it is when all progressions andresources are laid out clearly for them)