Decodables - they're a thing, right?
By Sarah Handscomb
Issue 120, Term 1 2022
ntable. A major UK review (The Rose Report, 2006) concluded in favour of Systematic Synthetic Phonics (SSP) as having the strongest evidence base for early reading instruction, an outcome that resulted in the mandated teaching of SSP and the introduction of the Phonics Screening Check in England. De
How to support early literacy with phonemic awareness
By Judith Barker
Issue 119, Term 4
s' confidence and success in reading Both phonemic awareness and phonics are taught on a continuum (in a progressive way) and are essential tools for early reading and writing success. Once children have learned how to ‘break the code’, they need opportunities to apply their phonemic awareness and k