Teaching Phonics: the Basics

S Farmer, Susan Ellis, Vivienne Smith

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Phonics: Practice, Research and Policy unravels the controversy surrounding phonics which currently characterises much of the discussion about reading standards and teaching reading. Bringing some much-needed balance to the debate - the book offers genuinely focused advice on how to make sense of the various theories and on their applications in practice, helping teachers to find the right practical solutions to suit the children in their settings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhonics
Subtitle of host publicationPractice, Research and Policy
EditorsM Lewis, S Ellis
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 12 Sep 2006


  • phonics teaching
  • phonological awareness
  • English orthography

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