Phonics Volume 1

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Learning the phonics skills that lead to reading and spelling success is more fun than ever. This DVD video includes fun characters, phonemic awareness activities, and practice reading sentences and short stories. Catchy rhymes make rules easy to remember. Delayed answers and the "on-screen mouth" let students check their reading and pronunciation. Read-along stories and fun songs provide practice with rules and build reading fluency. Context clues help students develop multiple strategies to read for meaning.

Grades K & up. Approx. 70 minutes.

Volume 1






Digital version available

  • Busy parents and teachers love the way Rock 'N Learn Phonics captures kids' attention. Cool songs and humorous characters take the struggle out of learning to read. Students control the pace, advancing as they master each new skill, so they can practice on their own and feel proud of their accomplishments. Learners spend as much time as they need on each section before going to new sections. They can always review previous material; it's fun with this highly-entertaining phonics DVD.

    Students learn phonics rules through fun songs and word families. Next, they practice their skills by reading simple phrases using words that rhyme. When ready, students apply the skills they have learned to read complete sentences and stories. The read-along stories on this DVD are presented at a slow pace for beginning readers. As students practice, they also work on fluency by singing along with songs about the stories. These sections are so fun students want to use them again and again. A bonus section presents the stories at a normal pace to help students learn to read fluently.

    Rock 'N Learn Phonics is perfect for regular education, special education, remedial classes, ELL, and even adult basic education. By covering a variety of skills at different levels, our phonics DVDs provide an effective tool for differentiated instruction in the classroom. Students at different abilities will find content that challenges and motivates them to master new skills. Some teachers use Rock 'N Learn Phonics to facilitate individual instruction. While the main group is using Rock 'N Learn Phonics, teachers can work with those students requiring extra attention. Plus, these phonics videos help students learn to speak English and really hear the sounds involved.

    Rock 'N Learn DVDs work great with any DVD player, computers with DVD players, projection screens, and interactive white boards. Some software kits for interactive white boards allow teachers to stop the lesson and add their own content to the lessons on our Phonics DVDs.

  • Phonics Volume 1 covers:

    • Introduction
    • Vowels
    • Short Vowel Sounds
    • Beginning Consonants With Vowels
    • Practice
    • c, g, qu, x
    • Find the Sounds (phonemic segmentation)
    • Sound It Out (oral blending)
    • Putting It All Together
    • Simple Phrases/ Rhyming Words
    • Double Consonants (words ending in ll, ss, ff)
    • Plural s and Ending
    • Story: "Pip Gets a Pat"
    • Song: "Pip Gets a Pat"
    • Ending Blends
    • Practice
    • Beginning Blends
    • Three-Letter Blends
    • Sentence Practice
    • Consonant Digraphs and Trigraphs
    • Sentence Practice
    • Introduction to Silent e
    • Silent e Makes the Long Vowel Sound
    • Silent e Practice
    • Sentence Practice
    • Fun Quiz and Review
    • Story: "Hiss and Run"
    • Song: "Hiss and Run"

    Bonus Sections-Reading for Fluency
    Story: "Pip Gets a Pat" (Faster Pace)
    Story: "Hiss and Run" (Faster Pace)

  • Review 1 of 5

    "Coming out in May are the Phonics Volume 1 and Phonics Volume 2 DVDs. I had the privilege to review the Phonics Volume 1 DVD before it is available to the public and I'm so happy that I was given that chance! Asher is gearing up for Kindergarten in the fall and he is loving his new Phonics DVD. He walks around singing the little songs and since he loves rhyming, he's really having fun with that aspect of the DVD. I like how they show the mouth saying the words so that he can see the correct way to form the sounds of the letters and words. They have the delayed answer feature like they do on many of their other DVDs that allow him the time to say the answer before they do. He gets so excited when he gets it right. They cover everything from letter sounds to vowels and consonants to blending to silent e practice and on and on! There are stories and even a bonus section "Reading for Fluency". They cover it all!" -

    Review 2 of 5

    "A....E....I....O.....U, A....E....I....O.....U. I have heard this over and over and over lately. And my son even knows that these are vowels. He also understands that the other letters of the alphabet are NOT vowels. I wish I could take credit for teaching him this, but I can't. We got this amazing BRAND NEW dvd from Rock N Learn called Phonics, Vol. 1." -

    Review 3 of 5

    What's so cool about Rock 'N Learn? As Elina and many of our readers have found out, it is the colorful and vibrant way of presenting educational material to kids. These kids don't even know they're learning something. It's animated and when it comes to pronouncing the vowels, consonants, etc, you'll see a mouth, mouthing these words. Allowing the child to mimic it." -

    Review 4 of 5

    "Rock 'N Learn sent out a DVD "Phonics Vol.1″ for a review and my boys had an absolute blast, watching it. My second child, is into learning to read and I have to say, this DVD absolutely rocks! The cool introduction with the rock-ish songs immediately drew his attention. This DVD has been in our DVD player and has not had a chance to come out. He has been repeating the words, and trying to read it before the presenter does. Sometimes he gets it, sometimes he's too late. But, it's like a game to him, and he enjoys the challenge very much.

    Review 5 of 5

    "Intended for ages 6 & up, Phonics Volume 1 is an energized and educational DVD designed to help young people learn the basics of reading and pronouncing words. Coaching rules of phonics in the form of songs and rhymes, Phonics Volume 1 uses an "on-screen mouth" to help students check their own pronunciation as well as engaging animated sequences to spark interest. Phonics Volume 1 is a superb supplement for classroom DVD libraries, home schoolers, or parents interested in giving their kids an early start on the joy of reading. 70 minutes. Also highly recommended is Phonics Volume 2" - Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch

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Correlation to STATE STANDARDS | click here


Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.


Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.


Recognize and produce rhyming words.


Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).


Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words.


Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.


Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.


Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.


Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).


Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs (two letters that represent one sound).


Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.


Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.


Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

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