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Alphabetti Book 1-1

T.M.

Quick Start Guide

Read the book WITH your child. You

the read the “regular” text, and he/she reads


the big, red words, sort of like reading
the different parts in a play.

c-a-t
cat
Help your child sound out
the words as needed.

Read the book many times. This


helps develop the eye muscles and
left-to-right reading patterns that are
necessary for reading.

Don’t rush it. Body builders ABC


ABC
Written and illustrated by don’t train in a day, neither
does a child.

Miz Katz N. Ratz


Use the handwriting worksheets –
A Progressive Phonics book T.M.
when children write what they learn,
Copyright (c) 2008 by Miz Katz N. Ratz, patent pending they learn it better.

Alphabetti box: Don’t worry about upper-case

d o g
letters or capitalizing proper
nouns. Uppercase letters are
taught in a later book.

(letters learned in this book)


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o
This is the letter “o.” The letter The letter “o” says “-o-” as in

o
“o” looks like a ball. ox , octopus and ostrich.

-o-

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Let’s make the letter “o” with This is the letter “d.” The
our hands: letter “d” says “duh” as in dog ,

-o-
daisy and duck.

And what does the letter “o”


d
say? The “o” says , “-o-” like
in “hot dog.” (Have the child
make the letter “o” sound
several times.)

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The letter “d” is made of a ball Let’s use our hands to make
and a stick. the letter “d.”

-d-

d
This hand is And this hand
the ball. is the stick.

And what does the letter “d”


say? The “d” says “duh.’

Have the child make the


letter “d” sound several times.

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This is the letter “g” – the letter The letter “g” is also made of

g
“g” says “guh” as in goat , girl and a ball and a stick , but this time ,
gorilla. the ball is at the top of the stick.

g
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Let’s use our hands to make the Let’s see what we can do with
letter “g” – these letters – let’s sound out
the letters , and see what this
-g- says:

This hand is
the ball.

And this hand


dog
is the stick.

And what does the letter “g”


say? The “g” says “guh.”
(Have the child make the letter
“g” sound several times.)

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Here is another word we can
make with these letters:

dod
dod is a dog –
a very long d o g .

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d o d is such a Every morning, dod
long d o g that he the d o g goes for
cannot fit on just d a walk around the d
one page. d block. d

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d o d is so long that Every day, dod
when he gets back d has a d o g nap.

from his walk, his other d Just as soon as d o d

end is just leaving. d falls asleep... d

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... the other end of d One day at the d
d o d wakes up d o g park , dod
a n d i s r e a d y t o p l a y. d bumps into his other d
end. d

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“Hello!” saysdod. d o d the d o g
The other end of d has no idea that hisd
d o d wags his new best friend is d

tail. d his other end. d

THE END
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