Phonics Phonics Reading

Mother Courage of the Reading Wars

I am not against phonics – I say that despite being labelled a phonics denialist.  I teach phonics.  I know my phoneme from my grapheme, I can split a digraph (or diagraff as my daughter calls it) at 40 paces, I can spot a medial vowel sound from an initial blend.  So, why am I …

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