your students’ phonics background, A Beka’s
six steps to reading will turn your class into successful readers and spellers!
The beauty of the curriculum is the integration of concepts so that new sounds
learned in phonics class are reinforced in reading and spelling classes. Let A Beka’s more than 60 years of
educational experience be put to work for you! We not only explain what to do
but why so that you understand the
goals and objectives. These conveniently prepared instructions (already
included in the Grade 1 Curriculum
Teacher’s Guide) help you teach
phonics, reading, spelling, language, and poetry. Phonics word lists, grading
suggestions, and teaching tips and ideas give you extra tools for success!
Ease of use. This easy-to-use volume includes bold headings,
charts, numbered steps, diagrams and illustrations, and a contents page for
each of the three sections. Find just what you need quickly. The spiral binding
makes it easy to keep open just the page you want.
success. “Incredible!”—that is how the results of A Beka’s proven systematic phonetical approach to reading have been
described. Unlike programs that add a smattering of phonics to their look-say
reading method, the A Beka program has
phonics as its heart.
Course overview. A “scope and sequence” chart
for each subject gives you a sequential overview of concepts covered in the 170
lessons. You can know where you are headed!
Clear, simple instructions. Unsure of how to teach a new letter or a
new phonics special sound? Even a first-year teacher can seem like an
experienced one with these clear instructions for preparation, review,
procedures, and application! Includes teaching tips, time allotted, and wording
and specific examples to enable you to communicate new concepts effectively and
Features to make learning fun. What better way to retain new concepts
than through singing them! And our 30+ practice/review games incorporated into
lessons make first graders want to learn.
Biblical perspective. A ministry focus and biblical philosophy
permeate our curriculum.