Chart of Descriptions

Zoo-phonics –  Description of Individual Product

Title

Description

Adventures in Learning

(Teaching Manuals)

 

PSM4355

 


Preschool Level (includes Adventuresome Kids CD-ROM version*)

Includes Adventuresome Kids CD-ROM version*

Phonemic awareness and pre-reading/spelling/writing skills are taught in a fun and playful format and are sequential, developmental and age-appropriate. Each weekly unit highlights one of the Zoo-phonics Animal Letters and its sound, “allie alligator to zeke zebra,” in a daily format. Lesson plans include whole group instruction, rotating group activities and one-on-one teaching. Assessments are built into each weekly lesson. Literature is tied into all areas of the curriculum. Black line masters are included.

These comprehensive lessons meet and exceed the CA State Preschool Desired Results, the Head Start Performance Standards and Federal Child Outcomes. The lessons are flexible so you can use them for your half-day centers or your full-day “3 to 5 day-a-week” centers. For ages 18 months - 6. Excellent for Special Education and ELL as well. Adventuresome Kids Manual on CD is also included which integrates art, math, music, science, drama, physical education, social studies, cooking/nutrition, etc., all taught phonemically.

 

Large Animal Alphabet Cards

LPC0203

 

 

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

On the front of each 11” x 8.5” card is the Animal Picture Letter. On the reverse side is the Merged Animal/Letter, a picture of a child Signaling and a description of the Signal.

Also contains a set of 26 matching lowercase letters. Vowels are signified by a “hardest worker hard hat” icon.

 

Capital Large Animal Alphabet Cards

CAC0204

 

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

Once your classroom has mastered their lowercase letters, these cards are the perfect way to introduce capital letters! On the front of each 11” x 8.5” card is the Merged Animal/Capital Letter.

On the reverse is the uppercase letter, a picture of a child Signaling and a description of the Signal. Vowels are signified by a “hardest worker hard hat” icon. Includes the two main rules for capital letters on heavy card stock.

 

Small Animal Alphabet Cards 

SAC4358

 

 

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

Includes three sets of full color 5” x 3.25” cards – Animal with Body Signal instructions on reverse, Merged Animal with Lowercase Letters on reverse, and Merged Capital with Uppercase Letters on reverse.

The Small Animal Alphabet Cards are perfect for matching, spelling and reading activities. Excellent for teaching small groups.

 

Music That Teaches CD

 

MCD4350

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

Contains all of our most popular music – “We Are Zoo-phonics Kids,” “Zoo-robics” and “The Jump Rope Rap,” “The Flash Card Rap” and a square dance called “Pick-a-Pick-a-Partner,” plus “Queeny & Umber Quality Friends” (story and music) bonus track. Also includes an extra play of “Come Meet Us At the Zoo” and complete booklet of lyrics.

 

Sound & Signal

Signal Practice DVD

SPV0055

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

A 30-minute video for teachers, parents and students to practice the “a-z” Signals, capital letters, long vowels, diphthongs, silent letters, and soft sound Signals. Demonstrates Signals from each Flash Card Set, including Bossy “e,” “ I Say My Own Name,” “Polite Partners,” “Silent Letters” and “Soft Sounds.”

 

Color Alphabet Grid Set

 

AGS4172

Before picking up a pencil and fatiguing the hand, children can learn the sounds and shapes of the lower and uppercase alphabet, and to read and spell by manipulating the Zoo-phonics Animal Letters. The Grids become a spelling board for independent, whole class and small group. This can also become a part of a sentence maker so children can create words and sentences.

Produced on a heavy card stock these 11” x 17” full color Grid sets include the Animal, Merged Animal, Lowercase Letter, Merged Capital and Capital Letter Grids.

Includes punctuation marks. Includes ten sets of each grid (50 grids total) and instruction for many activities for use in your classroom.

 

Activity Worksheets

 

WKB4349

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

Over 180 reproducible black line masters. These activities are designed to develop perceptual abilities: visual, spatial, figure-ground, eye-hand and fine-motor coordination which will strengthen coloring, cutting, pasting, tracing, tracking, dot-to-dots and matching skills.

The packet also contains pages of various levels of the handwriting process. The handwriting activities will help develop letter formation, alphabetical order and word formation. Other worksheets allow the students reading and spelling opportunities. Each activity was carefully designed to meet the developmental needs of young writers.

 

Zoo-Kids Signal Poster

 

ZSP2003

Included in the Preschool Kit, the Kindergarten Kit and the 1st Grade Kit.

A wonderful addition to any Zoo-classroom! A full-color 36” x 24” wall poster showing 26 unique children depicting each Body Signal along with the Merged Animal Letter. Poster is shipped folded.

 

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