New-Fun, Letter U Video and Activity Workbook For Kids ages 3-8
Letter U is the fifth and last vowel of the English alphabet, and it makes the “u” sound like “uh”. A long vowel is a vowel sound that is pronounced the same way as the name of the letter itself. For example, the long U sound is pronounced like “yoo,” as would be the case in words like “lure” and “tube.” By contrast, the short U sound is pronounced more like “uh,” as in words like “cub” and “tub.”
Children’s knowledge of letter names and shapes is a strong predictor of their success in learning to read. Knowing letter names is strongly related to children’s ability to remember the forms of written words and their ability to treat words as sequences of letters.
One of the most important skills for children to develop in the kindergarten year is the recognition that letters and sounds are related. We often call this “the alphabetic principle,” which is the notion that speech sounds can be connected to letters in a predictable way. To grasp the alphabetic principal, children need to understand that:
This is not an easy concept for many young learners to absorb. As opposed to many other languages.
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Making learning fun is a sure way we get our kids to remember information. When students are engaged and having fun they turn on their effective information processing and long term memory storage and the information is retained.
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Letter U Activity Workbook For Kids!
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