What Is Phonics?

What Is Phonics?

What is Phonics? Phonics is method of teaching reading. Students learn to match spoken sounds to written letters. While engaging in phonics lessons, children learn how to break down words into individual letter sounds. Phonics helps children learn to hear and identify...
Affordable Reading Tutoring Options

Affordable Reading Tutoring Options

Affordable Reading Tutoring Options It’s a tough time to be a struggling reader or a smart kid who’s simply having difficulty reading. Imagine a youngster learning the basics of reading having to learn all required subjects online. It’s just not natural! Yet, this is...
How to Teach Soft c

How to Teach Soft c

How to Teach Soft c The consonant letter <c> spells /s/ before <e, i, or y>. In this lesson, you’ll find a learning video and word lists. Soft <c> comes about midway through the Viva Phonics program. I had originally placed it much later,...
Teaching the Suffix -ed

Teaching the Suffix -ed

How to Teach the Suffix ed The suffix <ed> spells three sounds: /Id, t, d/. In this lesson, you’ll find a learning video and sample word list. When I teach the suffix <ed>, I teach one sound at a time. If we are studying the suffix <ed> that...