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See Phonological Awareness and Word Study

Phonics is not actually phonological awareness, but phonics IS what happens when you add letters to the sounds they make. To support phonics development, we recommend four things:

1) See Phonological Awareness for a more thorough explanation of early reading processes

2) See Word Study for an understanding of early spelling development

3) Know that our T3 pages, which accompany each of our poems in our instructional library, offer specific suggestions for improving phonological awareness and word study skill… including basic phonics… using each, individual poem

4) Become a HAPPY Reading registered member for access to everything, beyond the FREE samples to get you started.



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