4 Frame Cartoons
Over the last year I have tried to get more comprehension into my Phonics instructions from a very early stage.
I am creating 4-frame-cartoon stories (without pictures), and the kids read them and draw the cartoons.
What I found most important for this is, that the kids can understand the story 100%. No new vocabulary or grammar included.
It works a treat. My kids have improved their reading in highest speed and confidence.
Part of a story after 'ur' and 'ar' sounds
Story on right after first 26 sounds.
More about the story on the left below!
My students love it so much, they create stories without having to do this for homework:
Monty the Penguin
I learned about this video in last year's Comprehended Conference., from Madame Litten.
I looked into it this winter, and changed the lesson plan so it suits my needs.
Such a fun video.
And for next week, I entirely changed the Cartoon Story, still 100% comprehended. I am looking forward to what the kids will come up with: