ERIC Number: ED078368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Phonics and the Teaching of Reading.
Hughes, John M.
Suggestions for various activities, games, and materials for teaching phonics are presented in this handbook for teachers and teachers in training. The chapters and materials covered include: (1) "Why Phonics," which presents the rationale for teaching phonics; (2) "A Suggested Order for Teaching Phonics," which discusses the order of difficulty of phonic generalizations and suggests a possible order for teaching phonics; (3) "First Things First," which looks at language development, visual discrimination, auditory discrimination, and left to right orientation; (4) "Early Phonics," which includes rhyming, initial sounds, and final sounds; (5) "Moving on with Phonics," which addresses vowel sounds, substitutions, blending, consonant blends and digraphs, phonic combinations, vowel digraphs, word families, silent letters, and syllabication; (6) "Other Aids and Materials with a Phonic Bias," which discusses programed reading, the tape recorder as a phonic aid, the Programed Reading Kit, the Word Study Kit, the SRA Reading Laboratory I, the Talking Page, and Patterns of Sound; and (7) "Classroom Organisation," which provides suggestions for beginning reading, organizing reading, reading schemes, assessing reading failure, and reading tests. (WR)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Elementary Education, Phonics, Reading, Reading Development, Reading Games, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Skills
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