ERIC Number: ED114786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Phonic Skills and Their Measurement.
Congdon, Peter J.
Designed as a practical guide for teachers, this book briefly reviews and discusses various aspects of phonics. Phonics is defined, and the part phonics has played in the teaching of reading in the past is considered. The use of phonics in teaching reading at the present is examined in relation to currently available research on various approaches to reading instruction. The measurement of phonics skills is also discussed, and a nonsense word test and its advantages are considered. (LL)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Language Skills, Linguistics, Measurement, Phonetics, Phonics, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Teaching Guides
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