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Welcome to Area 5

"BRICKS AND MORTAR"

Index to Bricks and Mortar : Basic Reading Skills

... the longest journey starts with a single step ...


Area 5 of this website focusses on a very unusual reading system,
"Bricks and Mortar: basic reading skills".

Bricks and Mortar is designed for children with little or no grasp of basic reading skills. It's also useful for children with some basic knowledge of reading, for if they start from the beginning they can "fill in" any elements of basic reading skills that they haven't grasped in the initial stages of learning.



In a structure of only just over 100 parts, Bricks & Mortar covers the basic rules of the English word structure, in small and easy-to-assimilate pieces. For each part of the learning system, there is a round "disk" (based on a clock face) with a page of "helper's notes" designed to be read to the person learning to read.

The notes can be dictated onto a C90 cassette tape and if the child listens to it for a short while each day, whilst looking at the pictures, it helps to reinforce the basic rules of reading and spelling without any particular effort on the child's part.



All pages of Bricks & Mortar are now on line and the full set of 243 pages [5 prelims, 116 Disks and accompanying 116 Notes, plus 3 pages of Letters and related Notes] may be printed free from screen [please refer to Page 2 of the Prelims for conditions of use, copyright etc.].

To access the Index to Bricks & Mortar, please click here.


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