How to use decodable texts
Literacy specialists Elaine Stanley and Rebecca McEwan present this demonstration of how to use a decodable text.
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Who is this video for?
Foundation to Year 2 teachers; school leaders
What will you learn?
How to use a decodable book at whole-class level, in a focused teaching group and for independent practice.
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 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.
This document summarises some of the free online decodable texts for Australian classrooms available on third-party websites.
This infographic guides teachers on using decodable texts with students.
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