Blending and Segmenting Parent Guide


Authored by Andrea Thompson PhD
Illustrated by Tovaun McNeil
Published by BLUE ARTISTS


Blending and Segmenting Parent Guide takes reading to the next level.

Through the use of this book, parents will be able to help children avoid one of the key reading deficits, inability to decode. Children with such reading deficits are unable to decipher unfamiliar words, because they need to understand how letter sounds form words, and how the ability to segment and blend word parts play a vital role in reading fluency and comprehension. Blending and Segmenting Parent’Guide shows parents how to address this deficit, and provides strategies on building blending and segmenting skills. Blending and Segmenting Parent Guide helps parents develop proficient readers who understand how to decode and segment word parts.

Blending and Segmenting Parent Guide helps parents guide their children in developing the following necessary skills:

  • Blending and segmenting consonant vowel consonant (cvc) words
  • Creating consonant blends
  • Blending and segmenting consonant consonant vowel consonant (ccvc) words
  • Blending and segmenting consonant vowel consonant consonant (cvcc) words
  • Recognizing sight words
  • Identifying high frequency words
  • Understanding L Blends
  • Understanding R Blends
  • Understanding S Blends
  • Digraphs, diphthongs, vowel pairs, and silent blends
  • …and so much more!…

Parents will absolutely enjoy reading stories associated with consonant blends and digraphs. Children will also enjoy the tongue twisters in each story, and parents will better understand the types of questions to be asked so as to move children from literal to inferential comprehension. Enjoy!