Phonics


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Phonics

A system to teach reading by teaching the speech sounds associated with single letters, letter combinations, and syllables.
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She also disclosed that Cross River emerged as the best performing Jolly Phonics State in Nigeria in the 2019 phonics screening exercise recently organised by Universal Learning Solutions (ULS).
228) who describe systematic teaching of phonics as a 'planned scope and sequence for the teaching of letter-sound relationships'.
Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the NEU, commented: "In prioritising synthetic phonics above other approaches to the teaching of reading, the Government is doing teachers and children no service.
Jolly Learning's key titles are the Jolly Phonics Pupil and Teachers Books, which deliver the systematic synthetic phonics, programme and Jolly Phonics for the Interactive Whiteboard, 7 Finger Phonics books.
(1) Rhona Johnston and Joyce Watson, "The Effects of Synthetic Phonics Teaching on Reading and Spelling Attainment: A Seven Year Longitudinal Study," 2005
The panel recommended a "light touch" year one screening assessment of literacy, focusing on phonics (sounding out words) and numeracy - with an emphasis on number sense, position and location skills.
Jolly Phonics Program is a proven method of accelerated teaching which is highly effective for children of all ages.
Although there have been some studies (e.g., Sahin et al, 2006) done about the impacts of phonics method on reading instruction in Turkish elementary schools, there has been no qualitative research done about the issue yet, to the authors' knowledge.
Current evidence suggests that in the prior-to-school years phonics is best taught through an emergent literacy approach, where children acquire written language similar to oral language (Teale & Sulzby, 1986).