Explicit instruction for phonics overview slide outlines

1. Explicit instruction for phonics overview 

Extract from a Literacy Hub professional learning webinar. 

2. How to teach an effective systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) progression 

3. Phonics progression and phonics instructional model 

[Image: sample phases one and two of the Literacy Hubs phonics progression sit on the left, and a plus sign shows how they sit alongside the Phonics instructional model, review phase and Explicit teaching phase sitting to the right.] 

4. Explicit teaching section 

[Image: diagram of the Phonics instructional model, highlighting the Explicit teaching section. Phonemic awareness progresses to learning intention and success criteria; then progresses to Grapheme level: read and spell, Word level: read and spell, and Sentence level: read and spell), each of which have I do and We do stages. This is followed by Check for understanding stage, and finally the You do (independent student practice) stage takes place alongside teacher-led focus groups.]  

5. Example lesson – beginner level 

[Image: 12 slides showing Literacy Hub’s sample lesson at beginner level. Slides include details about: How to use this lesson; When you see these icons; Learning intentions; Success criteria; I do…, We do…, I do…, We do…; Check for understanding; You do…] 

6. Four key takeaways from the example phonics lesson – standard level 

  1. Gradual release of responsibility (I do, We do, You do) 
  2. Student participation and active engagement 
  3. Focus on student learning and immediate feedback 
  4. Check for understanding