How to target decoding practice at point of need
Literacy specialists Elaine Stanley and Rebecca McEwan explain how to prepare students so they are ready to use decodable words and sentences to practise their phonics skills.
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Who is this video for?
Foundation to Year 2 teachers; school leaders
What will you learn?
You will learn about the knowledge and skills students need before they begin using decodable texts, and how to use decodable words and sentences to target practice at your students’ point of need.
Elaine Stanley and Rebecca McEwan are experienced teachers, school leaders and literacy coaches. They have had extensive experience implementing systematic synthetic phonics in primary school classrooms, and have recently coached disadvantaged school around Australia.
The Literacy Hub phonics progression includes a sequence of letter–sound correspondences and phonics skills for development across Foundation to Year 2.
This infographic guides teachers on using decodable texts with students.
The Literacy Hub provides free, online professional learning to support schools through each step of building a systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) approach for reading and spelling. This third topic in the series unpacks decodable texts.
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