The activities are suitable for whole class instruction, small groups, and individuals; preschoolers though early elementary grades; and regular and special education classrooms. There are a variety of questions at each level of learning so you can easily address individual needs in a group.
The easy-to-follow format uses the same skill sequence in each book-unit. The story content and vocabulary words are integrated into an exhaustive compilation of practice activities. Students progress to awareness of increasingly smaller units of speech:
Sound Awareness - initial sound play - identify and generate words beginning with the given sound - blend monosyllable words - blend sounds to make a word - match initial sounds - identify initial and final sounds of words - substitute initial and final sounds - segment sounds - delete initial and final sounds - delete sounds in blends
The lessons are based on storybooks that you supply. There are 43 book-units. Several of the books have content related to curricular topics. Some of the titles are (see the Table of Contents for a complete list):