Making Words is a simple and effective way of teaching onset and rime. The split-page book can be used to develop skills in blending initial, medial and final sounds by changing the onset or the rime to make real or nonsense words. All the sounds ...
are shown with colour pictograms as well as plain letters on the facing page so the book can be a really useful tool for non-Letterland teachers as well. Making Words Book 1 can be used as part of the whole class session of the literacy hour, but with its robust fold out board stand it would be particularly useful for group and independent work. Brief Teacher's Notes are included on the inside front cover.