Lessons in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools

Lessons in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools

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Lesson planning in line with the new Primary National Curriculum! Phonics is taught every day in primary schools across England. It is fully embedded in the National Curriculum and is a huge part of teaching children to read. How do you ensure that you understand both what and how to teach? How do you separate good phonics teaching from the many phonics schemes that are used? What does a good phonics lesson look like? This text provides exemplar lessons in phonics and supports you to teach tricky words, alternative spellings, and pronunciation as well as addressing other phonics teaching challenges. It explores the most popular phonics schemes and shows you how good phonics teaching works across schemes. The adaptable and inspired lesson plans included, highlight how phonics teaching can be fun, offering ideas for teaching phonics outdoors, whole class phonics teaching and nonsense words. Did you know that this book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series? WHAT IS THE LESSONS IN TEACHING SERIES? Suitable for any teacher at any stage of their career, the books in this series are packed with great ideas for teaching engaging, outstanding lessons in your primary classroom. The Companion Website accompanying the series includes extra resources including tips, lesson starters, videos and Pinterest boards. Visit www.sagepub.co.uk/lessonsinteaching Books in this series: Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools, Lesson in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schoolsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 171 x 246 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • Learning Matters Ltd
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473915945
  • 9781473915947
  • 158,011

Table of contents

IntroductionWhy phonics?Phonics in contextReception: Developing phonemic awarenessReception: Beginning to read and write using CVC wordsYear 1: Teaching grapheme-phoneme correspondencesYear 1: Long vowel digraphsYear 1: Decoding and encoding textYears 1 and 2: Morphemes - prefixes, suffixes and root wordsYear 2: Homophones and contractionsYear 2: Phonics into spellingTeaching tricky or common exception wordsMoving onshow more

About David Waugh

David Waugh is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the the School of Education, University of Durham where he is also the subject leader for primary English. Jane is a former deputy head teacher and literacy consultant for the National Strategies in Bristol. She is now a senior lecturer in primary education at the University of the West of England. She was recently awarded the Higher Education Academy Teaching Fellowship Award. Carly Desmond is an expert primary school teacher. Carly recently presented at a national conference on the new National Curriculum for English.show more