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Second Edition
Copyright 1995, 1993 Pensacola Christian College
All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. 2009
No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or
mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, or by license
from any collective or licensing body, without permission in writing from the publisher.
1. Learn to recognize the
short vowels and their
sounds.
Vowel Chart 1A
40924 Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced.
U
u
I
i
A
a
E
e
Oo
Vowel Chart from
Phonics Charts
and Games
Miniature
Alphabet
Flashcards
2. Learn to recognize the
consonants and their
sounds.
Consonant Chart (front and back)
from Phonics Charts and Games
40924 Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Consonant Chart A 2A
40924 Copyright 1995, 1979 Pensacola Christian College Not to be reproduced. Consonant Chart B 2B
D
d
42226 Copyright 1995, 1994 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced.
P
p
42226 Copyright 1995, 1994 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced.
T
t
42226 Copyright 1995, 1977, 1973 A Beka Book Publications Not to be reproduced.
Alphabet Flashcards
3. Learn to blend.
Blending the
sounds of a
consonant and
a vowel is the
rst step to
reading words.
M
y B
len
d
&
W
ord
B
ook
B
le
n
d
L
a
d
d
e
rs
Blend Practice
Cards A
4. Learn to sound
one-vowel words.
When there is
one vowel in a word,
that vowel usually says
its short sound.
Note: Sight words cannot be pro nounced
entirely by phonetic analysis. Chil-
dren learn to recognize sight words
such as the, I, and a.
M
y Blend &
W
ord Book
I L
ea
rn
to
R
ea
d
, B
o
o
k
A
5. Learn the sounds of the
long vowels. Learn to
sound two-vowel words.
When there are two vowels in a word,
the rst vowel says its long sound,
and the second vowel is silent.
I Do Read Book 1
Lon
g V
ow
el C
h
art
from
Blend Ladders
My Blend & Word Book
6. Learn the special
phonics sounds.
The A Beka Book phonics program
contains 132 special sounds
(often called phonics rules), such
as those listed below:
Additional skills:
a. Know and use prexes and sufxes.
b. Divide words into syllables.
c. Use alphabetical order.
d. Recognize and work with rhyming words, oppo-
site words, same meaning words, same sounding
words, compound words, and contractions.
bl in block ang in bang
ear in bear gl in glue
cr in crab ay in pray
alk in walk str in stream
Phonics Chart 8
th
r in th
ree
a
r in sta
rs
ch
in ch
u
rch
o
r in m
o
rn
in
g
o
u
in o
u
t
o
w
in o
w
l
o
w
in b
o
w
l
er in v
erse
u
r in n
u
rse
ir in b
ird
o
i in co
in
o
y
in b
o
y
o
o
in b
o
o
k
o
o
in to
o
th
w
o
r in w
o
rm
s
ig
h
in n
ig
h
t
a
ll in b
a
ll
a
lk
in w
a
lk
B
rid
g
e B
o
o
k
B
a
sic P
h
o
n
ics C
h
a
rt
H
a
n
d
b
o
o
k
fo
r R
ea
d
in
g
5. Learn the sounds of the
long vowels. Learn to
sound two-vowel words.
U
u
Ii
A Beka Book offers complete day-by-day lesson
plans for phonics and reading from K4 through
grade 2. Listed below are teaching aids and read-
ers for the six steps of phonics.
Materials for
Teaching Phonics
1. Short vowels
Miniature Alphabet Flashcards K
Large Alphabet Flashcards K2
Large Alphabet Vowel Chart from Phonics
Charts and Games Set K
Letter Picture Flashcards K
Vowel Chart from Basic Phonics Charts 12
2. Consonants
Miniature Alphabet Flashcards K
Large Alphabet Flashcards K2
Consonant Chart from Phonics Charts
and Games Set K
Letter Picture Flashcards K
Consonant Chart from Basic Phonics
Charts 12
3. Blends
Blend Ladders K
My Blend and Word Book K
Blend Practice Cards Set A K1
Basic Phonics Charts 12
A
a
E
e
Oo


4. One-vowel words
My Blend and Word Book K
Basic Phonics Charts 12
Handbook for Reading 12
Readers:
K4 Little Books 1-10 (10 books),
Old MacDonalds Farm, Tip, Gus,
Wig on a Pig, Matt
K5 My Blend and Word Book
I Learn to Read, Book A, Book B, Book C
1 Fun with Pets, pp. 173
5. Long vowels and two-vowel words
My Blend and Word Book K
Basic Phonics Charts 12
Handbook for Reading 12
Readers:
K4 Pet Pete, Mikes Coat, A Pal
K5 My Blend and Word Book
I Learn to Read, Book D
I Do Read, Books 1, 2, 3, 4
1 Fun with Pets, pp. 74126
Tiptoes, pp. 342
6. Special phonics sounds
Basic Phonics Flashcards K2
Clue Word Cards K2
Basic Phonics Charts 12
Large Phonics Teaching Charts 12
Handbook for Reading 12
Readers:
K5 I Can Read Well, Books 1, 2, 3, 4
Big Owl Books (4 books)
Family Fun Books (7 books)
1 Tiptoes, Stepping Stones,
Secrets and Surprises,
The Bridge Book, Animals in the
Great Outdoors, Kind and Brave,
Aesops Fables, Strong and True,
Down by the Sea
2 Story Tree, Treasure Chest
A Beka BookR has a Basic Phonics Sounds CD
to assist in teaching phonics.


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PENSACOLA, FL 32523-9100, U.S.A.
1-877-A-BEKA BOOK (toll free)
(1-877-223-5226)
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68292012 7/09GF