Book Title: 101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet: A Hands-On Approach to Learning Letters and Sounds Through Play
Publisher: Gift of Curiosity
Author: Katie Stokes
101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet offers parents, teachers, and caregivers 101 creative, multi-sensory, and hands-on activities to help children develop skills and understanding in the four key areas of alphabet knowledge: letter shapes, letter names, letter sounds, and the ability to write letters.
Research shows that successful reading begins with recognizing letters and knowing the sounds they make. Therefore, teaching the alphabet is a great way for caring adults to set young children on the road to reading success.
Inside this fantastic and helpful resource book you will find:
- “How to” ideas for making letter learning fun and relevant to your child
- Answers to common questions such as:
- Do I teach letter names or letter sounds first?
- Do I teach uppercase letters or lowercase letters first?
- In what order should I teach the letters?
- How many letters should I introduce at a time?
- What letter style should I teach first: print, D’Nealian, or cursive?
- How do I teach letters that make more than one sound?
- Practical advice for dealing with common letter learning challenges, such as:
- Developing the proper pencil grip
- Writing with the proper strokes
- Reversing letters
With 101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet, your child will find learning letters to be fun and easy!
Your purchase of this book includes digital access to more than 800 pages of printable alphabet resources to use with the activities in the book.