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Montessori Reading & Writing: Mastering Letters b and d for Emerging Readers

Rachael Gerhard - Montessori Specialist
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(345)
Learn a fun way to remember the difference between 'b' & 'd.' Read & write 16 phonetic words. Sing along with a slideshow and live autoharp music! Play interactive BINGO with spelling and letter sounds.

Class experience

US Grade Pre-Kindergarten - 1
Beginner Level
❤️ Learners will 
🏅 accurately distinguish between the lowercase print 'b' and 'd' in a written word
🏅 be able to correctly identify the phonetic sound of each letter 
🏅 improve the phonemic awareness necessary to sound out phonetic words
🏅 understand the meaning of sixteen phonetic words
🏅 improve their lowercase print handwriting skills
📜 Certified Early Childhood Educator, Lead Montessori Teacher and Music Specialist for 28 years
📜 Bachelor of Music Education
📜 Certified by the most rigorous Montessori training program in North America (Association Montessori Internationale) 
📜 TESOL certified
Homework Offered
❤️ Complete the word lists before or after class if you prefer! 🖨️ I provide two PDF dotted-font word lists for guided writing and visual copying on the Monday before the session. 📝Complete the lists on an iPad with a stylus pencil, or print the PDFs and complete with a marker, pen or pencil. ✍🏽Enrolled learners receive my brief video about how to achieve a comfortable and efficient pencil grip.
0 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
❤️Learners receive: 
🥇 PDFs of dotted-font handwriting lists in extra-large and medium font. No printer? Use a wipe-off board, notebook, or iPad
🥈 A colorful BINGO game with photos that match the word lists, plus 8 additional photos. Printing is optional
🔡 If you would like to have a movable alphabet of your own, I recommend going to alisonsmontessori.com and purchasing "small movable alphabet with box, red and blue" item number L07
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(345)
Dr. Maria Montessori said "Joy is the evidence of inner growth." I’m a joyful teacher, and I’m always learning. I'm happy to add Montessori enrichment to your child's education! 

✨Certified by Montessori Northwest... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
45 min

Completed by 62 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 4-6
2-4 learners per class

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