Phonics Explained

The schwa can be a cause of confusion and frustration in spelling and reading for a student. Teacher Shirley Houston will give you a simple way to explain it and some tips for helping students to decode and encode words containing a schwa.

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When children are fluent readers, their comprehension takes off! We explain: what fluency is, why you need to be paying special attention to ‘prosody’ and how you can teach these skills. 

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