ERIC Number: ED482405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Teaching of Phonics. ERIC Research Summary.
Smith, Carl B., Ed.
This topical bibliography and commentary provides an overview of current thinking on the role of phonics in reading instruction. It discusses the value of phonics, phonics and phonemic awareness, the need for explicit instruction, principles in phonics instruction, and recommended instructional procedures. It concludes that findings from research reveals that phonemic awareness training will enhance children's auditory skills in segmenting and blending unfamiliar words as well as improve their reading achievement. Contains 9 references and links to 3 Internet resources. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Literature Reviews, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Reading Achievement, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English and Communication, 2805 E. 10th St., #140, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698. Web site: http://reading.indiana.edu.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.