Elisabeth Borowicz
Re: Phonics
Sun Oct 16, 2011 20:58

I have just started teaching phonics skills in my guided reading groups! Most of my students pick up the skill quickly, but since I have the two lowest reading groups, I hit phonics there too. I am sort of weary though, teaching my kids "rules" since there are many times the rules don't work. I like your idea of trying the rule out in a sentence.

  • Phonics - simmonskn, Sat Oct 15 14:16
    I thought that the article was interesting. It discussion many different kinds of instruction and I had heard about each one, but not in that much detail. I grew up learning whole language. I... more
    • Reply to Phonics - atkinssh, Sun Oct 16 21:14
      Like you, I was taught using the whole language approach at school. I remember having to make all these booklets and write all these creative stories. I don't remember much about phonics being... more
    • Re: Phonics - Elisabeth Borowicz, Sun Oct 16 20:58
    • Re: Phonics - Jennifer Wherritt Ridenhour, Sat Oct 15 16:18
      I feel the same way that you do about teaching phonics. I did not learn a lot about phonics until I was in my college courses and sometimes I find it difficult to teach phonics!
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