“It is critical for teachers to understand that systematic, phonics instruction can be provided in an entertaining, vibrant and creative manner.”
- Excerpt from the National Reading Panel
VOWELETICS TAKES THE GUESSING OUT OF
LEARNING TO READ!
Children develop the confidence to accurately sound out words
To become a good reader, it is essential to know the right vowel sounds and when to use them in words.
Voweletics provides a method that consolidates the phonetic code into three simple rules while making learning fun!
The three phonetic rules form the structure for decoding any word and take the guessing out of learning to read. Each rule uses the revolutionary new approach that makes determining the vowel sound almost mathematical. The Voweletics LOOK! THINK! READ! system is applied every time a reader encounters a new word. These are rules that readers will use for a lifetime!
LOOK! THINK! READ!
An easy, simple, systematic approach to sounding out words
Vowel sounds can be tricky! The words hen, he and her all contain the letter "e", but the letter "e" makes a different sound in each word. Can you explain why? Don't worry - because most people can't. Let us teach you why!
Voweletics The New Phonetics teaches the reader which vowel sounds are heard in words by looking at the vowel pattern and applying our LOOK! THINK! READ! method.
Step 1 - LOOK at the vowels before you go!
The word hen has one vowel, so we will use the Voweletics Rule - WHAT TO DO #1.
Step 2 - THINK which vowel sound it will say.
The letter "e" has letters after it, making this a short vowel pattern.
Step 3 - READ the word, now that's the way!
This Voweletics character serves as the guide word so readers know which vowel sound a short "e" makes.
Congratulations! You just learned the LOOK! THINK READ! method. Now that you have the insider's scoop on how learning the vowels can be made simple, let us show you how learning these rules be fun at the same time.
One of the great ways Voweletics teaches and helps reinforce the vowels sounds and rules is through music. Every vowel sound and phonetic rule has a corresponding teaching song to ensure learning success.
Listen to the WHAT TO DO #1 rule song to see just how fun learning can be. The jazzy beat and creative lyrics are sure to have you tapping your feet.
It's time to get your groove on...
Go ahead and have a listen!
BUILDING A SOLID READING FOUNDATION
The English language has five basic vowels (a, e, i, o, u) that make a total of 18 different sounds. The vowel sounds are the hardest part of learning to read, but all those vowel sounds must be mastered before becoming a successful reader. Without a solid understanding of phonics; strong vocabulary, fluency and comprehension are difficult to achieve. This is why strong phonetic instruction is so critical to academic success!
Voweletics builds a solid foundation by consolidating the phonetic code into three simple rules. These rules form the structure for decoding any word and are placed on one chart - the SMART CHART. Each lesson focuses on a component from this chart that readers use for reference until mastery is achieved.
ALIGNING WITH STANDARDS
64% of 4th Graders in America read BELOW grade level proficiency. In a classroom with 20 students, that's fewer than 8 children reading with ease.
The US Department of Education formed the National Reading Panel in 1997 to study and determine the most effective way to teach reading.
Voweletics aligns with these standards for effective reading instruction. Voweletics teaches, assess and tracks foundational reading skills for grades Kindergarten - 2nd. It works in tandem with guided reading and core reading programs.
CULTIVATING A JOYFUL EXPERIENCE
Teachers enjoy teaching Voweletics as much as children enjoy learning Voweletics!
Content is delivered through systematic charts, teaching songs and other highly engaging activities that reinforce learning. Step-by-step video tutorials teach the educator exactly how to teach the learner. Students develop the confidence to accurately sound out words and spell.