Sight Words You Can See have mnemonic clues drawn on the flashcards. There is a story for EVERY sight word, so the students remember the story, too.
I have seen a tremendous growth in letter recognition and MOSTLY SOUND PRODUCTION. The growth far surpasses growth I have seen in previous years.
I bought a lot of the products, but to save the program as a Tier 2 intervention, I only use the letter cards and tell the story. Every morning with the children on the carpet, we review the letters we have learned and produce the sounds. I use Trophies' letter sequence and not Lively Letters. There is a a combined sequence, too.
In small groups, we use the letter tiles to blend and segment. Sometimes I set them on taplights and we turn on the light for each sound.
If you live in Las Vegas, there is a Lively Letters workshop Saturday, December 3rd at the Red Rock Casino!- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone