Making Sense of Phonics: The Hows and Whys provides a wealth of practical ideas for teachers to build children's decoding skills.
The information available allows teachers to develop these decoding skills by addressing:
- Letter-sound relationships
- Word building
- Multi-syllable words.
It offers a complete phonics assessment and clear guidelines for sequencing instruction to give every student a strong foundation for reading.
The strategies presented are ideal for use in primary-grade classrooms or with older students who are having language difficulties.
- More than 30 reproducible forms and words lists are contained in the Appendices
- Engaging classroom activities with specific examples and research-based explanations.