Research shows that the most successful literacy schools start with a Synthetic Phonics approach. Phonics Hero has this at its core. Our education experts have created over 850 fun, varied and motivating games to take your class step by step through the Synthetic Phonics process.
Children learn a group of sounds and match the sound with a letter. Some examples:
Children use this knowledge of sounds to blend them together to read words. Every word a child reads will be 100% decodable; giving them success from the outset! Some examples:
The beauty of Synthetic Phonics is it is a reversible process; if you can read something, you can also spell it! Phonics Hero has children listening for sounds in a word and must identify the letter associated with it. Some examples:
Irregular, high frequency words, or camera/tricky words, such as ‘the’ and ‘was’ are tricky to read but are essential because they occur so often in children‘s books and writing. Some examples:
Likewise children also need to learn to spell these irregular, high frequency words so they can move onto writing sentences. Some examples:
We put all these skills together to read sentences and stories, growing the confidence for a love for reading! Some examples:
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