Phonic English Language Analysis

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The English language consists of a mere 26 Letters, consisting of five vowels and 21 consonants. These 26 letters are where it all begins; reading, writing, phonics, phonemes, phonological awareness, blends, diagraphs, rimes, contractions, and so much more, but this assessments focus will be phonics. Phonics, what is it? What does the term mean for a teacher? This question along with some of the main strategies teachers use to instruct students with phonics including embedded, analogy, analytical and synthetic phonics and the effects that they have been found to have on children will be discussed, critiqued and analysed in this assessment. Phonics will also be compared with other reading methods and there will be examples given from many different …show more content…
This information also supports the theory that it can quickly become apparent that some phonics programs are better suited to some students than others, as in the early grades, students are known to vary greatly in the skills they bring to school, as these skills a lot of the time will vary due to socioeconomic, cultural and social background the student comes …show more content…
The Embedded method is an approach to the teaching of reading in which phonics forms one part of a whole language programme and differs from other methods in that the instruction is always in the context of literature rather than in separate lessons, and the skills to be taught are identified opportunistically rather than systematically. Analogy phonics are a type of analytic phonics in which children analyse phonic elements according to the phonograms in the word & Children use these phonograms to learn about “word families”(Trust, 2016)

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