Fluency at letter–sound correspondence level





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Literacy specialist Elaine Stanley presents this explanation of fluency at the letter–sound correspondence level.

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Resources mentioned in the video

Phonics professional learning: Explicit direct instruction for phonics – an instructional model [2:52]

Fluency development slides [5:22]

Who is this video for?

Foundation to Year 2 teachers; school leaders

What will you learn?

What fluency at the letter–sound correspondence level involves for both reading and writing, and how you can support your students to develop this fluency through your phonics instruction.


Elaine Stanley is an experienced teacher, school leader and literacy coach. She has had extensive experience implementing systematic synthetic phonics in primary school classrooms, and has recently coached disadvantaged schools around Australia.

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