Phonics and Your Child – What can you do to help?
To learn to read children need to
- learn 44 sounds (phonemes) and the corresponding letters/letter groups (graphemes)
- learn to read words using sound blending
- In school we use Read Write Inc – below is a letter from Ruth Miskin who is one of the UK’s leading authorities on teaching children to read. For more information about phonics, please take a look at these resources from the Ruth Miskin website.
You can also listen to the sounds using the following link www.oxfordowl.co.uk click on reading and then expert help. You can also download over 250 ebooks free to enjoy reading with your child.