The Word Machine DVD
Age Range: 5-6
Product Code: LS44551X
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25 x 5 min programmes
The Word Machine DVD
Phonics are made lively and fun with the help of the Word Machine, a charming device that puts letters together and takes them apart, plays with words and experiments with sounds. This word-level work is presented in a narrative context through graphics, animation, real-world action, rhyme, wordplay, onset and rime, and song.
- Supports the teaching of phonics
- Closely matches literacy requirements
- Follows progression in phonics teaching
- Each programme has a single teaching focus that relates to one particular group of phonemes, making lesson planning quick and easy
- Each programme is only five minutes long - great for keeping pupils focused and ideal to use as a 'starter lesson' or to reinforce a key learning point
- DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons
- Can be used on computers with DVD-Rom drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboards
Subject Area Covered
- The Big, Big Book: Initial single letter phonemes
- Finish It Off: Final single letter phonemes
- Look for the H!: Initial ch, sh
- Rhyme Time: Onset and rime
- The Big Bog Bug: CVC words with short vowel a
- Get a Pet!: CVC words with short vowel e
- The Fix-it Kid: CVC words with short vowel i
- The Mop Top Lot: CVC words with short vowel o
- Mum's the Word: CVC words with short vowel u
- The Friendly Enders: Words ending in ff, ll, ss, ck, ng
- The Consonants: CCVC words beginning bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl
- The Crab and Frog: CCVC words beginning br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr
- The Swan Twin: CCVC words beginning sw, tw
- Snap and Spell: CCVC words beginning sc, sk, sm, sn, sp, st
- Join the Q: CCVC words beginning qu, squ
- The Triple Blenders: CCCVC words beginning scr, spl, spr, str
- The Giant Vest: Words ending sc, sk, sp, st
- The Blend Camp: Words ending mp, nd, nk, nt, nch
- Good as Gold: Words ending ld, lp, lk, it, lth
- My Messy Loft: Words ending ct, ft, pt, xt
- The Green Queens and the Dream Team: Long vowel phoneme 'ee'
- The Tale of a Tail: Long vowel phoneme 'ai'
- Five Wide Mice: Long vowel phoneme ‘ie’
- The Joke Zone: Long vowel phoneme 'oa'
- Choose That Tune: Long vowel phoneme 'oo'