Schooligans 1 LIC
This software is suitable for all mainstream students who are developing their reading acquisition, basic mathematics and thinking skills. It is also suitable for students who require practice and revision, and those with mild learning difficulties.Content Phonemic awareness; covering blends, digraphs, double-vowel rule, bossy ‘e’ rule, dipthongs, vowels with ‘r’, silent letters, soft ‘c’ and ‘g’ rule, long vowel sounds. Reading fluency; covering 32 graded passages with topics that will appeal to any reader. Grammar rules and correct use; covering Abbreviations, Adjectives, Articles, Calendar, Capitals & Full Stops, Compound Words, Homonyms, Nouns, Numbers, Opposites, Plurals, Sentences, Time, Verbs and more. Mathematics; covering basic addition, subtraction and multiplication, and introducing division, using randomly generated questions, with interactive tutorial support at each level. Thinking skills; covering brainteasers, logic problems, word problems, sequencing, and general knowledge. Progress report.
I bought the Schooligans 1, 2 and 3 for his older siblings in 2008 because they were struggling with reading, it did'nt take them long and they were fine. My daughter who is 13 can't stop reading.
So Tino (5year old) saw his brother using the programme and wanted to also play the games. He's only done Schooligans 1, Level 1 and 2 of Phonics, Spelling and reading after that he has just been reading every word he can see (on the road, books, bible, newspapers) and if it's a big word he's never seen before he applies Phonics skills and attempts to read the word.
Schooligans is my favourite educational programme because of the variety of games and exercises that exposes children to Phonics. It's definitely the solution to the literacy problems in Township and rural schools, hence we sponsored a school.