Hello and Welcome to Phonics and Homeschooling. The resources for teach children at home. A method of teaching reading in which people learn to associate letters with the speech sounds they represent, rather than learning to recognize the whole word as a unit. Also find information about children education at home or Homeschooling.

Understanding the alphabetic principle

This means being consciously aware of the basic logic of our writing system: that individual written symbols (graphemes) represent or stand for individual phonemes. This means grasping, for example, that the letter 'a' is intended to call to mind the sound /æ/ in a word like cat.