Hello moms, today we will talk about Phonics Or Words. Teaching children to learn by teaching phonics activities is nearly the same as doing math, where you have to know what the numbers are, how to count, and you should try to learn to incorporate and subtract before learning how to multiply and divide. Teaching phonics to children is no different where you follow a step by step approach by first teaching the kid the alphabet letters and phonics sounds, and then teaching them the mixture of different letters to produce different words, and using words to form sentences. It is just a very logical and sequential buildup of phonics knowledge and reading ability.
Before a child can learn to learn, he or she must first learn the alphabet letters, and know the sounds represented by the letters. It’s usually easier to show some consonants and short vowels first before moving forward to more difficult things such as consonant digraphs (2 consonants formed to produce one sound, such as for instance “ch” or “ph”) and long vowels. As you can see, teaching children to read by the phonics method helps them develop phonemic awareness, and it can be a really logical and straight forward approach.
Start out by teaching your child the phonics sounds. You can choose to show your son or daughter in alphabetic order going from A to Z, or you are able to teach several commonly used consonant sounds and vowels, and go from there. Like, you may start teaching your child /a/, /c/, and /t/ (slashes denote sound of the letters). Once your youngster has figure out how to quickly recognize these letters and properly sound out their sounds, you can then guide them to blend /c/, /a/, /t/ to make the words “cat”, or “tac”, or “at “.
As you introduce more letters and phonics sounds in your lesson plans, you can generate more words, and slowly introduce short, simple sentences to your reading lessons. Depending on the age of your child, I indicate keeping the phonics lessons relatively short – around 5 to 10 minutes. Sometimes, just 3 to 5 minutes for a short lesson is plenty, and it is possible to teach these short phonics lessons 2 or 3 times each day for a total of 10 to 15 minutes. Young kids are generally forgetful, so repetition is extremely important.
That you do not want to really make the lessons too much time and boring, that the child begins to feel just like doing a “chore” when understanding how to read. So keep it short, fun, and interesting. By keeping the phonics lessons short, in addition, you avoid overwhelming the kid with too much information, and always remember to make fully sure your child has mastered one lesson before moving forward to new material. Confusion and uncertainty is only going to make their learning effort difficult and frustrating – so review often, move ahead to new material only after they’ve mastered the present lessons.
When can you begin teaching phonics sounds and lessons to children? Not everyone will trust me with this, but I believe that if your youngster can speak, then your youngster can figure out how to read. Needless to say, every child is significantly diffent and unique, and some children may well be more receptive to learning reading than others. A very important factor for several, is that the sooner a kid learns to learn, the better.
We’ve taught our 2 year old daughter to see through teaching phonics sounds and lessons, and helping her develop phonemic awareness. In the event that you watched the video above, that’s our daughter reading randomly created sentences. We simply started teaching phonics sounds to her by spending 5 to 10 minutes every day, spread between 2 to 3 separate lessons, and slowly introduced new letters and reading material. Thanks for reading this article about Phonics Or Words and see you next time.
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