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Teaching blending of sounds for reading - I

There are two types of sound in English.

(a) First type of sound makes a pure, continuous sound;
examples – sounds of s, f, r, m, n, v  are, /ssssssssssssss/,  /ffffffffffffffff/,  /rrrrrrrrrrrrrr/, /mmmmmmmmm/, /nnnnnnnnnn/ and /vvvvvvvvvvv/ respecively. 177 more words

English Phonics

Phonics games

Here are some links to some of the phonics games we play in class. Play the games at home to practice the skills we learn in school. 13 more words

Literacy

Simple St Patrick's Day Themed Phonics Activity

A Simple St Patrick’s Day and Rainbow Themed Phonics Activity!

My little boy (5) was becoming bored with his homework recently (ssssh don’t tell his teacher) so I have been coming up with fun ways for him to work on his phonics- initial sounds and sight words! 303 more words

Activities For Kids

Teach, practice and Check understanding Phonics - website

Work on students phonics knowledge with this great fisher price website. First the website goes over each letter and sound with a picture example. Then you can have students differentiate between sounds. 32 more words

Websites

Hooked on Phonics: Strategies for Teaching Phonics to Young Learners

Phonics, the sounds and letters that make up language, is one of the main methods of developing children’s reading skills.  Phonics uses a “part-whole” concept to teach the pronunciation of words, as opposed to the “whole language” method of recognizing entire words. 529 more words

Teaching

Patricia Dorsey reblogged this on How can I control my class? and commented:

During my 40 years in education, I have taught Reading using both Phonics and Whole Language approaches. Our sons learned how to read using the Whole Language approach. But, one of our sons absolutely needed help by adding Phonics rules because learning how to read then made sense to him. Here's a wonderful blog from someone who teaches ESL classes that shows how important Phonics strategies are for both English speaking beginning readers and new speakers of our language.

Hooked on Phonics: Strategies for Teaching Phonics to Young Learners

Phonics, the sounds and letters that make up language, is one of the main methods of developing children’s reading skills.  Phonics uses a “part-whole” concept to teach the pronunciation of words, as opposed to the “whole language” method of recognizing entire words. 529 more words

Teaching

How easy is it to learn words as wholes?

In a class, where there are two types of children – one who can read and write fluently  and another who are struggling in reading and writing. 291 more words

English Phonics