SPELD SA Phonic Books

SPELD SA Phonic Books are free to use

The books are grouped in a developing order based on the order of sounds introduced in the Jolly Phonics early literacy program, www.jollylearning.co.uk

Each book is published with suggestions on how parents, tutors and teachers can get the most out of the book.

SPELD SA provides phonic readers free of charge that suit a variety of ages and abilities. Please use these readers at your discretion accounting for your child or children's abilities, ages and needs.

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Videos of Ryan practising reading:

SPELD SA phonic books (online flash version) require the Adobe Flash player to be installed. You may need to wait a moment for the book to load. Navigate each book with the buttons provided at the base of the book or by dragging the corner of each page across. An enlarged view of each page is possible by clicking on the page.

The printable versions of these phonic books have been designed so that once printed, the pages can be folded in half to create an A5 book.

iPads and Tablet PDF are available. Please ensure you have the latest iBook update 2.1 or above, for the names to be listed correctly in iBook. Go to the PDF file for the book you wish to open, click on open with iBook, the book will then be stored in collections under PDF.

There are currently 188 Free SPELD SA Phonic Books available. New books are loaded regularly, so please visit again soon. If you have enjoyed these books you may wish to make a donation so that we can publish more.

We have also started uploading worksheets to complement the books. There are currently 127 free sets of worksheets loaded.

To navigate a set of phonic books, click on the picture that represents the set you wish to use.

Set 1-15 Sequence of Sounds

  • Words in Sets 1-7 texts include one way of spelling the 42 main sounds of English.
  • Set 8, 9 and 10 texts include alternative spellings for the vowel sounds and consonants in sets 1-7.
  • Sets 11-15 texts include less common alternative spellings for vowel sounds and consonants; silent letters and word endings.
  • Sets 16-20 texts include alternative spellings for word endings.

SET 1: (currently 16 books + 16 worksheets)

 

new sounds

s, a, t, p, i, n

SET 2: (currently 17 books + 17 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1

new sounds

c, k, ck, e, h, r, m, d

SET 3: (25 books + 25 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 2

new sounds

g, o, u, l, f, b

SET 4: (currently 20 books + 20 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 3

new sounds

ai, j, oa, ie, ee, or

SET 5: (currently 15 books + 15 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 4

new sounds

z, w, ng, v, oo(book), oo(room)

SET 6: (currently 12 books + 10 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 5

new sounds

y, x, ch, sh, th(think),th(that)

SET 7: (currently 13 books + 13 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 6

new sounds

 qu, ou, oi, ue, er, ar

SET 7 Ned Series: (10 books + 6 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 6

new sounds

qu, ou, oi, ue, er, ar

SET 8: (currently 6 books)

uses sounds from set 1 - 7

new sounds

y/ee/, a-e(long a), e-e(long e), i-e(long i), o-e(long o), u-e(long u)

SET 9: (currently 9 books + 2 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 8

new sounds

ay,ey/ai/, oy/oi/, y(by) , y(gym), ea(dream), igh/ie/, ie(chief)

SET 10: (currently 15 books + 3 worksheets)

uses sounds from set 1 - 9

new sounds

oe,ow/oa/, ow/ou/, ir,ur/er/, ew(few), au,aw,al/or/

SET 11: (currently 7 books)

uses sounds from set 1 - 10

new sounds

ph, soft c(mice)soft g(cage)silent b(lamb), silent w(write), silent k(know), air(fair)are(care), ear(pear)

SET 12: (currently 4 books + 1 worksheet)

uses sounds from set 1 - 11

new sounds

wh, ea/e/ wa(was), wor(work),

war(ward), ou(country)

SET 13: (currently 6 books)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 12

new sounds

ch(chemist), silent h (ghost), silent c(scissors), silent n(autumn), ti,ci/sh/(station, special), si/sh/ (pension)/zh/(television), ei,eigh,aigh/ai/

SET 14: (currently 5 books)

uses sounds from set 1 - 13

new sounds

o/u/, ture(picture),
oor(door),ore(more),oar(roar), tch(match), dgebridge)

SET 15: (currently 3 books)

 The Tank Man Cover

revisited sounds from set 1 - 14

new sounds

s(has), se(revise),ze(size), ear(fear),eer(beer),ere(here), gn(gnome), gh(cough)

SET 16: (these books are currently being written and illustrated)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 15

new sounds

-le,-il-,-al,-el, -ent,-ence,-ency, -ant,-ance, -ancy, -ure

SET 17: (these books are currently being written and illustrated)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 16

new sounds

-our, -or, -ous, -cious, -tious

SET 18: (these books are currently being written and illustrated)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 17

new sounds

-able, -ably, -ible, -ibly, -ssion, cian

SET 19: (these books are currently being written and illustrated)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 18

new sounds

-gue/que, -ery/-ary/-ory, ch/che/sh, -ea/ai

SET 20: (these books are currently being written and illustrated)

revisited sounds from set 1 - 19

new sounds

ui/i, u/e, au/ar, uy/ie/ie, ough/ou

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