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Stage 3

Objectives

  • Stage 3 introduces the student to more complex phonetic sounds with 2 and 3 letters.
  • Blending and segmenting is used to decode words for reading and spelling.
  • Consonant blends are also taught and practiced to help the students read and speak fluently.
  • There is a stronger focus on stories in the course with a new story introduced every other week.
  • This course also introduces reading comprehension skills. High frequency words are also taught and practiced to help the students’ fluency when reading.
  • Cursive writing skills are developed and children are taught to write all sounds cursively.
Why this course:
  • Structured activities to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Strong focus on decodable stories allows the students to begin independent learning.
  • Floppy Phonics is used by more than 80% of schools in the U.K.
  • Each class is small with a dedicated teacher to give the individual attention each student needs.
Stage 4
Objectives
  • Stage 4 is the final step in our phonics programme before starting Macmillan English.
  • This course focuses on teaching the students the main long vowel alternatives so the students can read almost any decodable text.
  • A new story is introduced every two weeks to help practice the alternatives in a natural way.
  • Consonant blends and high frequency words are also taught to make sure the students are reading and speaking fluently.
  • Independent reading comprehension is also a key component of this course.
  • Cursive writing skills are developed and children are expected to write cursively all of the time.
Why this course:
  • Structured activities to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Preparation for the Macmillan English course
  • Floppy Phonics is used by more than 80% of schools in the U.K.
  • Each class is small with a dedicated teacher to give the individual attention each student needs.
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Stage 3

Objectives

  • Introduces students to more complex sounds with 2 and 3 letters.
  • Focuses heavily on stories with a new story introduced every other week.
Why this course:
  • Strong focus on decodable stories allows students to begin reading comprehension strategies.
  • Structured activities to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Stage 4
Objectives
  • Focuses on teaching the main long vowel spelling alternatives so students can read almost any decodable text.
  • A new story is introduced every two weeks to help practice alternative spellings in a natural way.
Why this course:
  • Preparation for the Macmillan English course
  • Structured activities to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
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