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Songs for Literacy

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Price (NZD): $35.00
The three CDs in this set scaffold the development of language, listening and phonological awareness skills in a careful sequence. 
CD 1 provides practice in general sound discrimination skills. Children learn to listen for and recognise:
• Sounds in the environment
• Instrumental sounds
• Sounds made by our bodies – body percussion

CD 2 provides practice in the recognition of sounds and sound patterns in words. Children learn to listen for and recognise:
• Rhythm – a precursor to learning to hear syllables in words
• Rhyme – rhyming songs encourage detection of rhyme, which can be extended to children producing other rhyming words
• Alliteration – children learn to recognise repeated sounds in words

CD 3 provides practice in producing and manipulating voice sounds by developing:
• Awareness of voice sounds and what it feels like to produce them
• Oral blending skills
• Oral segmenting skills

Click the link below to download the files that allow the Talking Pen to work with the lyrics book.

File 0032 - Songs for Literacy 

Click here to download lyric sheets so that children can read the words as they learn to sing them.

Listen to some of the tracks on this CD by clicking this link: http://www.ucamusic.com/childrens-music-shop/choose-by-activity/learning/word-detective-songs-for-literacy-triple-cd-set-and-book/