Phonic Infographics: Phonics explained

What is Phonics? Phonics is a method translating the 44+ sounds (phonemes) of spoken English to individual or groups of written letters (graphemes).

Here are some easy-to-understand infographics to explain some of the common terms and phrases used in the teaching of Phonics.

What is a Schwa?
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What is a grapheme?
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What are consonant blends and consonant digraphs?
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What is a split vowel digraph
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3-cueing vs decoding
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Decoding and encoding - what's the difference?
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Should we teach letter sounds first?
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Why decodable books?
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Why is phonemic awareness important?
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The simple view of reading
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What is Systematic Synthetic Phonics?
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Synthetic phonics vs analytic phonics
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Teach high frequency words by sound not shape
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What is a phoneme?
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What is a digraph?
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How to teach blending
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Whats the difference? Words, letters, syllables, graphemes and morphemes explained.
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Mapping words Vs sight words
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What's the difference between phonology, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness and phonics?
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Cognitive Load Theory
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Decodable Books are like training wheels
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Use those skills or lose them!
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Why systematic phonics?
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All words can be decoded!
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The alphabetic principle
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Unlocking the alphabetic code
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