Phonics and Reading
Phonics is taught daily in school through the Read Write Inc scheme but needs to be continually practised and applied. Below are some useful videos that emphasise the importance of saying the sounds correctly and for you to see how blending is taught in school.
How to say the soundshttps://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/find-a-book/read-write-inc-phonics--1/phonics-pure-sounds-video
How to blend sounds to read words
Independent Blending Guide (Read Write Inc Phonics)
Audio guide for the 44 sounds
How can I help at home?
There are lots of simple things you can do at home to help your child learn to read.
- Use flashcards to help your child learn how to blend sounds to read words (watch the 'How to blend' video as a guide)
- Read together every day, even for just ten minutes. Take a look at the free eBook library on the Oxford Owl website.
- Watch Ruth Miskin’s top 10 tips video.
- Practise reading real and nonsense words by blending
Browse the Read with Oxford range of early readers to use at home
For more information, please visit the Oxford Owl website.