Lessons in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools
- David Waugh - University of Durham, UK
- Jane Carter - University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
- Carly Desmond
Lessons in Teaching
Primary Professional Studies
Lesson planning in line with the new Primary National Curriculum!
Phonics is taught every day in primary schools across England. It is fully embedded in the National Curriculum and is a huge part of teaching children to read. How do you ensure that you understand both what and how to teach? How do you separate good phonics teaching from the many phonics schemes that are used? What does a good phonics lesson look like? This text provides exemplar lessons in phonics and supports you to teach tricky words, alternative spellings, and pronunciation as well as addressing other phonics teaching challenges. It explores the most popular phonics schemes and shows you how good phonics teaching works across schemes. The adaptable and inspired lesson plans included, highlight how phonics teaching can be fun, offering ideas for teaching phonics outdoors, whole class phonics teaching and nonsense words. Did you know that this book is part of the Lessons in Teaching series?
WHAT IS THE LESSONS IN TEACHING SERIES?
Suitable for any teacher at any stage of their career, the books in this series are packed with great ideas for teaching engaging, outstanding lessons in your primary classroom. The Companion Website accompanying the series includes extra resources including tips, lesson starters, videos and Pinterest boards.
Books in this series: Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Number and Place Value in Primary Schools, Lessons in Teaching Reading Comprehension in Primary Schools, Lesson in Teaching Phonics in Primary Schools
Gives a good general understanding of phonics
Phonics is being given a good press at the moment and this book gives a general overview of how it may be taught within primary schools. The vocabulary and language required is explained and used in an easy to follow manner and will be a good way of promoting self study for the trainees.
This book cannot be recommended enough for student teachers who are trying to build their confidence in teaching phonics in primary classrooms.
This is a clear and thoughtfully written book that supports trainee teachers and qualified teachers in understanding the complexity of subject knowledge required to teach phonics effectively.
Another book from this very useful series. The combination of supporting subject knowledge for teaching phonics alongside clear exemplars for lessons that are engaging and contextualised is very helpful for student teachers.
Very pertinent to the teaching and learning of phonics. Particularly useful for those requiring support to teach phase 5 & 6 and to older children beyond KS1. Clearly set out with differentiated activities. Link to TS. Thoughts about using phonics within other curriculum areas.
This book is a useful resource which presents the teaching of phonics within the historical and research context. Exemplar lessons provide a useful starting point for planning and the authors provide helpful prompts to support differentiation and extending the learning.
As with other texts by Waugh, the book will prove invaluable in the support it offers trainee teachers.
This text effectively supports trainee teachers in understanding what good phonics teaching looks like. It makes explicit links to the English Programmes of Study 2014 and the Rose Review which fed into this.
Practical lesson ideas exemplify how to apply the theory, highlighting how phonics teaching can be creative and fun.