Action Factor’s
Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Scope & Sequence

Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Ready to Read! Combo

Song
Skill
Objective
Examples
Rhyme in Time
Rhyming words
Children will demonstrate recognition of rhyming words in sentences, poems, and songs

bear, wear, hair, care

goose, loose, moose, juice
Tongue Tangle
Alliteration
Children will demonstrate recognition of alliterative words in sentences, poems, and songs.

Peter Piper picked a peck of prickly pickled peppers.

Words in My Pocket
Consonant Discrimination
Children will learn to discriminate among same and different initial consonant sounds.

book, dog, baby

girl, grass, tree, goat
Guess What I Am Hiding
Segmenting and Blending
Children will learn to a) segment words between onset and rime and b) blend onset and rime into words.

A-E-I-O-U-(Y)

a-e-i-o-u-(y)
Who Knows the Letter?
Letter/Sound Correspondence
Children will demonstrate recognition of letter/sound matching when hearing words in sentences, poems, and songs.

boy, ball = Bb

dog, dish = Dd

jelly, jam = Jj

kitten, kit = Kk

Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Volume 1 Combo

Song
Skill
Objective
Examples
Alphabet Letters
Upper-Case Letter Identification
Children will learn to remember the shapes of the capital letters based on their similarities to familiar forms and objects.

A is like a teepee.

M is like two mountain tops.
Little Partners
Lower-Case Letter Identification
Children will learn to distinguish the set of lower-case letters that look very different from their capital letter counterparts.

Capital B and lower-case b.

Capital R and lower case r.
What’s That Sound?
Consonant Letter/Sound Correspondence
Children will practice vocalizing the sounds associated with the consonant letters.

/b/ sound**

/m/ sound
Name Those Vowels
Vowel Identification
Children will practice naming the vowels until this knowledge is automatic.

A-E-I-O-U-(Y)

a-e-i-o-u-(y)
Oh, Do You Know?
Vowel Letter/Sound Correspondence
Children will practice vocalizing the sounds of the short and long vowels.

Short a = /ă/

Short e = /ĕ/
Spelling Families
Short Vowel Spelling Patterns
Children will learn to recognize short vowel spelling patterns and word families.

cat, bat, rat

big, dig, pig
Two Little Letters
Consonant Digraph Letter/Sound Correspondence
Children will learn to recognize consonant digraphs c-h, s-h, t-h, p-h, k-n, and g-n in initial, medial, and final positions.

they, mother, both

she, fishing, push
Talking and Walking
Long Vowel + Silent Vowel
Children will practice decoding words that follow the long vowel/silent vowel rule.

rain, read

feed, boat
Silent E
Long Vowel + Consonant + Silent e
Children will hear how sounds change when a silent e is added to words.

rid, ride

tap, tape
Outlaws
Irregular Spelling Patterns
Children will learn to recognize sets of irregular spelling patterns.

bread, head, dead

ought, bought, thought
**Note that /b/ is shorthand for “the sound of the letter b.”

Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Volume 2 Combo

Song
Skill
Objective
Examples
Spelling Choices
Long Vowel Spelling Patterns
Children will become familiar with the various ways to spell each long vowel sound.

Long a: rain, pay, fame

Long o: no, hole, boat, row
Soft C
Soft c Rule
Children will learn to recognize the spelling patterns of unvoiced c within familiar words.

mice, circle, fancy, Lance, Cindy, Lucy

Bossy R
R-Controlled Vowel Spelling Patterns
Children will learn how the letter r changes the sound of each vowel.

car, barn, farm

purple, burn, turkey
Cool Vowels
Vowel Digraph Spelling Patterns
Children will learn the spelling patterns and sounds associated with o-o, a-w, and a-u.

book, fool

autumn, raw
The Right Diphthong
Diphthong Spelling Patterns
Children will learn the spelling patterns and sounds associated with o-u, o-w, o-i and o-y.

found, cow

oil, toy
Syllables
Syllabication
Children will how to recognize the number of syllables in words containing up to five syllables.

cat, chicken, butterfly

caterpillar, hippopotamus
Better Double That Letter
Consonant Doubling Before Suffix
Children will learn which consonants need to be doubled before i-n-g, e-r, or e-s-t.

hug, hugging

run, runner

sad, saddest
I Before E
Rules for i-e and e-i patterns
Children will practice spelling words that follow the i-e and e-i rule.

friend, believe

ceiling, eight
Contraction Action
Contraction Formation
Children will learn and apply the rules for forming contractions.

did + not = didn’t

she + would = she’d
More Than One
Rule for e-s patterns
Children will learn when e-s and other letter changes are needed to create plurals or verb agreement.

kisses, churches, wishes,

foxes, buzzes

leaf, leaves, knife, knives

Sing Your Way Through Phonics
Volume 3 Combo

Song
Skill
Objective
Examples
Who Knows?
w-h Patterns
Children will practice spelling patterns for commonly used w-h words.

which, what, when, where, who, whom, whose, why

Belongings
Possessives
Children will learn the spelling rules for possessive nouns.

John’s house

boys’ jackets
There Is No K in Christmas
Alternate sound of c-h
Children will learn to recognize and spell words in which c-h sounds like /k/.

stomach, chorus

chemical, echo
When S is Sweet as Sugar
s Variants
Children will learn alternate pronunciations for the letter s.

sure, measure

raisin, tissue
Why Does Y?
Replacing y with i
Children will learn when to replace y with i to form plurals, verb agreement, or comparatives.

baby, babies

hurry, hurries,

sticky, stickier
Hats & Boots
Roots and Affixes
Children will learn spellings and meanings of common prefixes and suffixes.

nicely, quickly, slowly

rewrite, rewind, replay
Drop It!
Dropping e before i-n-g
Children will learn to omit silent e before adding the suffix i-n-g.

face,  facing

choose, choosing
Same But Different
Homophones
Children will learn different spellings for words that sound the same.

right, write

hear, here
Lonely Consonants
Final Consonant Spelling Patterns
Children learn that c, k, f, l, and s usually require partner consonants at the end of one-vowel words.

quick, stiff

full, miss
Extension Tension
t-i-o-n Variants
Children will learn variant spellings for suffixes that have the /shun/ sound.

vacation, expression

magician, mansion