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Phonics and more phonic posts

After last week’s post on the phonics approach to reading – which still is by far the most common way to teach anyone to read, being dyslexic or not –  a fellow Davis facilitator with lots of knowledge posted the following article: 40 more words

Educational Insights Word Ladder Phonics Activity Center

Word Ladder Phonics Activity Center;Climb the ladder to word-building success! This adorable classroom activity makes it easy to teach and learn important skills like word analysis, swapping phonemes, and spelling. 81 more words

Ipads in the Early Years

We’ve started working with an iPad in small groups of 5 or 6 children during Reading Workshop time. There are so many amazing free phonics and literacy apps out there for iPads and tablets. 194 more words


Groups for Phonic Teaching

I don’t claim to be an expert here, but these are some of the few observations I have made after working in a Read, Write Inc. 632 more words


What we forget when we have learned to read:

Or why it can be difficult to be told to “just sound it out” :


Early readers begin with daily practice, preschool through grade 2 but which one of us, as adults, would easily make sense of this chart? 53 more words


Matching Books to Phonics Features- Phonics Lesson


This strategy helps students apply what they are learning in phonics to their leveled books. By carefully choosing books that meet each student where they are in phonics instruction, they can practice the strategies they are learning in a real context.


Alphabet Matching- Phonics Strategy


This strategy has several different activities attached including, matching uppercase and lowercase letters, letter formation, letter bingo, letter stamps, letter-recognition fluency, letter books, flash cards, alphabet cards, and race track alphabet. 23 more words