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44 Speech Sounds

For Parents

Learning Goals

Our aim is to help parents become more intentional in their articulation and pronunciation of words as they role model for the children and aid in their understanding of the sound-letter associations in the English Language. 

01

To learn and apply the 44 speech sounds 

02

To understand and represent the 44 speech sounds with letter or letter combinations

03

To learn and apply blending, segmenting and mapping skills 

Prepared by Serena Park
MSc in Early Childhood Education 
Dip. in Montessori Education 
Cert. in Orton Gillingham Approach 

Process: Learning by Doing

Each parent will be using 44 speech sound boxes, mirror, key word mat, print on packaging (provided) and objects found in the classroom to aid in understanding, recall and application.

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Workshop Structure

Process: Step By Step Building of Foundational Understanding 

Basic Speech Sounds

1.1) Key words associated with 23 basic speech sounds 

1.2) Application

  • Hearing the 23 sounds in spoken words 

  • Word building with the 23 speech sounds 

  • Invented spelling attempts by children  (how it looks like and how you can support learning) 

  • Blending skills 

Advanced Speech Sounds

2.1) Key words associated with 21 advanced speech sounds 

2.2) Application: 

  • Hearing the 21 sounds in spoken words 

  • Word building with 44 speech sounds 

  • Invented spelling attempts by children  (how it looks like and how you can support learning) 

  • Blending skills  

Graphemes

3.1) What are graphemes? 

3.2) Application: 

  • Children’s invented spelling 

  • Adult / grown-up spelling 

 4.1) Practice

4.2) Common errors ​

Pronunciation

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Total: 4 Hours

Workshop Fee

Included in our fees:

  • One set of basic 26 letters of the alphabet 

  • 44 speech sounds and grapheme key words mat 

  • Curated wordlist 

  • Summary for interpreting development and progress seen in your child

Follow-up

  • Zoon consultation with participants within 2 weeks of workshop.

Process: Building Habits

Cost per Parent: $200

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