PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds
PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds Program Kit – Third Edition
By the end of the PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds, your student will identify, write, and sound out the consonants and short vowels listed below:
b c f g h j k l m n
p r s t v w x y z d
Students will identify, write, sound out, and blend beginning CVC words (ex: bat, rip, cut) using the vowels listed below:
a i o u e
- The PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds is for students including preschoolers who are ready to learn or are struggling with their letter recognition and phonemic awareness.
- Beginning Letters & Sounds Program Kit includes Student Workbook, Online Teaching Guide, PRIDE Sound Cards, and PRIDE Alphabet Chart.
- Your student will learn with multisensory activities such as sky writing, finger tracing, singing, movement, and more!
- PRIDE begins by teaching children about letter names and sounds through a variety of fun activities that help them develop skills like phonemic awareness and letter formation they need when it comes time to start their reading and writing journey.
PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds Workbook
Our Beginning Letters & Sounds Student Workbook goes hand-in-hand with our Online or Printed Teaching Guide. The Student Workbook contains fun and engaging phonemic awareness activities, worksheets, games, writing, and phonics skills for every lesson. Instructions for the Student Workbook activities are found in the Online or Printed Teaching Guide.
*Beginning Letters & Sounds ‘g’ sample pages.
PRIDE Online Teaching Guide
PRIDE’s easy to follow, scripted, step-by-step ONLINE Teaching Guide will guide you through which skills to teach, and when and how to teach them. With the PRIDE Teaching Guide, you become the Orton-Gillingham method instructor your student needs. The PRIDE Online Teaching Guide works on any of your internet connected browser devices.
Preview a Beginning Letters & Sounds Lesson
PRIDE Teaching Guide
(Printed Version, Add-On)
PRIDE’s Teaching Guide (Printed Edition, Add-On) is easy-to-follow, scripted, and lesson planned. PRIDE’s Online Training Course is required prior to use.
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PRIDE Sound Cards
PRIDE Sound Cards are used throughout the program to introduce letters, sounds, and reviewing skills. The PRIDE Sound Cards cover all levels of the program and comes in a storage box to keep the cards organized and protected.
PRIDE Activity Kit
You will need a 12″x9″ dry-erase board with black and red pens, a whiteboard eraser, a reading tracker, and a game die. All items are required during instruction. Use your own or available for purchase as (Optional) part of the PRIDE Activity Kit.
Teaching in Groups?
Each additional student will need their own:
- PRIDE Beginning Letters & Sounds Student Workbook
FAQs for PRIDE Reading Program
How do I know what book to place my student?
We always recommend placing your student in Beginning Letters & Sounds through Red Book 3 no matter what age they are. Please look at our Scope and Sequence to determine where you believe your student is best placed. Or you can use our PRIDE Placement Assessment by clicking here. If you have more questions, please feel free to give us a call at (866) 774-3342 ext. 2 or use our contact form and we will be happy to help you order the level best suited for your student.
Will my student benefit from the PRIDE program?
Yes! All students benefit from the PRIDE Reading Program. It is a powerful primer for all students and an intervention for the students with delayed or non-existing reading skills due to language-based processing disorders or disabilities including dyslexia, auditory processing, speech deficits, and other learning differences.
What if I am not a teacher? Will I be able to teach my student the PRIDE Program?
Yes! Parents and Homeschoolers across the U.S.A and around the world use the PRIDE Reading Program every day with their students. PRIDE is designed for ease of use and effectiveness. There are simple to follow training videos to show how the learning exercises are taught. The scripted PRIDE Teaching Guide will walk you through what to teach and when. Simply log-in to pridereadingprogram.com, follow the step by step instructions, read the included script, and you are teaching the PRIDE Reading Program.
Orton-Gillingham Based Method
“For children with speech deficits, language deficits, or processing deficits, the repetitive nature of the Orton-Gillingham approach is perfect for them. This method utilizes a multisensory step-by-step process for your child to learn every phoneme in the English language.”
“There is a window of opportunity for kids between kindergarten and 2nd grade where if they don’t close their reading gaps before moving onto the next grade, that child will always struggle with reading and writing. It is important you close those gaps as soon as you can.”
“The Orton-Gillingham method is a process. For many students, this is actually the only program that does work for them. Our students are really, really smart kids that just need a different approach to learning.”
– Karina Richland, PRIDE Reading Program