The government prioritises systematic synthetic phonics as a key strategy in the teaching of reading and this text supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in how to use phonics effectively. The text begins by examining the central role of phonics in the teaching of reading, drawing on recent research and initiatives. It goes on to cover the essential knowledge trainees need to acquire themselves and the teaching of phonics to children. Accessible and relevant, the text uses case studies and useful research to support trainees in becoming competent and confident in the teaching of phonics.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd