Each level covers one set of letters thoroughly with more than 20 activities – videos, interactive learning activities and books – for pupils to work through.
Peak 5 covers these Set 5 sounds: l, h, f, b, ll, ff, ss.
The Peak 5 sequence includes six videos, 14 activities and four books. Pupils work through each part on these stepping stones.
The six videos cover four letter sounds, b and d confusion and double letters.
This peak includes four books. Pupils read each book unassisted, and then answer five comprehension questions. If pupils don’t pass the book quiz, they can listen to the book read aloud.
This peak includes a variety of fun and interesting activities. These reinforce the following skills: letter-sound correspondence, phonemic awareness, sound out and blend, automaticity and fluency, segment for spelling and reading comprehension. Pupils must pass each activity to move onto the next part of the lesson.
After stones 6 and 13, pupils will earn their Yeti base upgrades.
Each Peak ends with a 10‑question assessment quiz. Pupils must pass this End of Peak Quiz before they can progress onto the next Peak.
Additionally, there are 22 printable pages for this peak: The Peak 5 Phonics booklet and the Peak 5 Handwriting booklet. These are an excellent way to reinforce learning with effective skills practice.
The Fast Phonics Teacher Guide is a jam‑packed downloadable to improve your use of the program. This rich resource includes weekly planners, peak overviews, running records for each Fast Phonics book, offline assessments, certificates and a printable placement test.