Spellyfish Phonics I 4+

Short I Words

Pyxwise Software Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 1 Rating
    • $2.99



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Have your child join Spellyfish the jellyfish on his fun underwater phonics adventure covering words containing the short /i/ sound! Spellyfish teaches your child the sounds and letter names of the alphabet along with how to blend these sounds into short consonant-vowel-consonant words containing the letter 'i'.

Your child' experience can be customized to help them learn how to recognize both the lower case and upper case letters of the alphabet. In addition he/she will learn about the starting sounds of words and how the ending sounds of words can make some words rhyme with each other.

Spellyfish 'I' words is aligned with the US Common Core State Standards for building foundational skills in reading for Kindergarten, teaching the phonological and phonemic awareness skills children need for obtaining literacy in both reading and spelling.

Your child will learn how to spell consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words that contain the letter 'I' and the short /i/ sound. This includes words such as big, sit, hit, etc.

Recommended ages: 4-6

Watch the trailer video at: youtu.be/BQFIaGUNSos

- Best Apps For Kids (5/5 - Editor's Choice Award) - "Parents and teachers don't want to miss out on this app and all the wonderful educational features that it includes."

- Smart Apps For Kids (4/5) - "Spellyfish Phonics from developer Pyxwise goes beyond teaching short I vowel families and usage and addresses phonemic awareness skills, word decoding, letter sounds, blending — you name it." "Spellyfish is one of those rare apps that is useful and educational enough to be used in the classroom by teachers, assistants, and interventionists alike, but not so intimidating that a parent or other caregiver couldn't download it and make use of it for home practice."

- All words are beautifully illustrated.
- Words are presented and used in context by the adorable and friendly Spellyfish!
- An introduction list guides students on how to use the app.
- Word lists organized by rhymes (rimes) and onsets.
- A powerful phonics hint feature breaks each word down into individual phonemes and then presents the allowable graphemes that correspond to each sound.
- The hint feature also contains contextually relevant spelling rules that help explain “how to spell” English words.
- A unique letter by letter feedback system provides feedback while the student is in the process of spelling each word.
- Supportive scaffolding guarantees success on every word.
- Supports up to 40 user accounts for classroom and family learning.
- Tracks your child's progress to allow you to see at a glance words that he/she has mastered and words that require further practice.
- Export & email student progress reports.
- Resumes from where children last left off.
- Presents both upper and lower case letters.
- Presents both letter sounds and letter names.
- Supports both alphabetic and QWERTY keyboard layouts.


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- Does not share any data.
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- Does not contain push notifications.
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What’s New

Version 1.7.0

Updated for iOS 13.1
Fixed screen layout issues on some newer iPhone models running iOS 13.1.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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