Tag: phonics

Step by Step Phonics  Instructions for Parents

Step by Step Phonics Instructions for Parents

Wondering How to teach Phonics at home? Confused where to start and what the next step is.. There are important Frequently Asked Questions that I want to address before going ahead for the Step-by-Step instructions for teaching Phonics. When to start teaching Phonics? What is…

10 Activities to Practice CVC Words and Word Family

10 Activities to Practice CVC Words and Word Family

In the last post on Phonics, we have seen how to teach blends(blending of two letter sounds together,click here if you missed that post!) and today we are going to see the next step after blending, i.e CVC words/Word families. In blends we do ONLY…

Blends : How to move from teaching letter sounds to Blending two letters together to teach words?

Blends : How to move from teaching letter sounds to Blending two letters together to teach words?

Until now we have covered, Types of Phonics and Terminologies used in Phonics. What is the new hype of Phonics? And if it is really important? How to teach Letter Sounds and Letter Names together? Phonemic Awareness Activities (Click on the above links to go…

Phonemic Awareness Activities

Phonemic Awareness Activities

As promised in the last post here, here are a few Phonemic Awareness activities to start with.   First of all, Phonemic awareness is not phonics(Read the post here for detailed information). Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate individual sounds-phonemes–in spoken…

Types of Phonics and Terminologies used in Phonics

Types of Phonics and Terminologies used in Phonics

Someone, very recently asked me, this Question “ Can you specify how many types of Phonics are there and which one is easier for kids?” I understand where this question came from. Being a Phonics Educator myself, I understand how important it is to teach…